Hate Story 3 review: Zareen, Daisy, slithering lingerie… still more horror than erotica

Hate Story 3 review: There are bed bits with generous displays of slithering lingerie on chest-and-thigh, and surprisingly for a time when 'boldness' is being dealt with by archaic moral standards, lots of open mouth-and-tongue action.

Rating: 1 out of 5
Written by Shubhra Gupta | New Delhi | Updated: December 6, 2015 9:48 am
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So here we are, with the third edition of ‘Hate Story’. The first and second had varying encounters of done-against-victims and aggressors locked into a rage-revenge saga, the former catapulting Bengali siren Paoli Dam into Bollywood, the latter giving Sushant Singh a chance to show his skills at terrorising young women.

This time around, two men circle each other over a prize. Wealthy businessman Aditya Dewan (Sharman Joshi) is all riled up when another richie-rich fella Saurav Singhania (Karan Singh Grover) makes him a lewd offer involving his, Aditya’s, luscious wife Siya (Zareen Khan). This point is stolen from a Hollywood movie, but never mind. Who cares about a bit of uncredited borrowing?

Which gives Karan Singh Grover a chance to run his eye up and down Zareen Khan, like the villains of yore, tongue lolling suggestively. I do not jest: this happens more than once. It tells us that Bollywood’s idea of an ‘erotic thriller’ is still stuck in some dark age template. The men gnash their teeth and growl. The women are all pneumatically curved out to there, allowing the camera to linger. There are bed bits with generous displays of slithering lingerie on chest-and-thigh, and surprisingly for a time when ‘boldness’ is being dealt with by archaic moral standards, lots of open mouth-and-tongue action.

We also get a double-dealing female employee (Daisy Shah) who shuttles between the two rivals on killer stilletoes, a greedy politician, ‘karodon rupaiye ki rishwat’, a couple of unnatural deaths, warring brothers, and faithful factotums. And oh, yes, a bomb and a plane and an explosion.

Hate, sure. You can understand why someone would detest the person who wrongs them, though it’s hard to take a dialogue like “he’s a cunning vulgar rascal” seriously, and keep a straight face when even someone as competent as Joshi is spouting it.

But how about a story?

One star

Star cast of Hate Story 3: Sharman Joshi, Zareen Khan, Karan Singh Grover, Daisy Shah, Priyanshu Chatterjee

Director : Vishal Pandya

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    Ajay Sunder
    Dec 4, 2015 at 10:28 am
    It is not quite correct to say that 'the third rate industry of Bollywood' produces only 'nonsense'.Some of our film makers have produced some of the most outstanding films about which we can really feel proud. .As far as listening to their big mouth is concerned, we have to listen to them (as we do to so many foolish politicians ) if they are saying the right thing.Never mind their religion.
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    Ajay Sunder
    Dec 4, 2015 at 11:43 am
    Winning an Oscar award is certainly not the criteria to judge the quality of a film.
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    Ajit Singh
    Dec 4, 2015 at 5:53 pm
    How was the movie PLease tell us here . Regards
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    Ankush
    Dec 6, 2015 at 9:05 am
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    Rajesh
    Dec 4, 2015 at 11:18 am
    Lol, most of those movies you named are garbage. There are far superior films made in India and the world. Just because some of you have a very low bar on quality doesnt mean rest of us have to accept it.
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