• Kunal Kapoor, playing Omi Khurana, works on the title recipe.

Having just closed Barfi! after an unexpected monthlong run, today River East opens another comedy from UTV Motion Pictures, the Indian multimedia conglomerate recently purchased by the Walt Disney Company. It’s called Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, and with an attention-grabbing title like that, how could they lose? (I have no idea what “chicken Khurana” is, but it sounds delicious.) The unsubtitled trailer promises more of the qualities that made Barfi! so much fun: vibrant colors, cartoonish characters, an ingratiating pop soundtrack, and gorgeous regional locations (this time, in the Punjabi villages of northern India).

The press notes describe the movie as follows: