When you have the nation’s most favourite lover boy with eyes filled with emotions and his Simran reciprocating in the rightest way and he mouths the lines, “Mira, aaj ke baad mujhe apna chehra kabhi mat dikhaana… Jaan le loonga,” you know you are stuck on this one.
Rohit Shetty and team are back this Diwali with Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Dilwale’ that reunites him with his “Simran” Kajol after almost five years and yes, from the word go, they make you want to ask for more.
The official trailer of the movie opens with a young looking SRK and Kajol in, perhaps, her most sensuous avatar, romancing away to glory. But as every love story has its shares of ups and downs, our Hero and his Mira have some too, or so it seems.
So, there is romance, dance, tragedy, emotions and comedy interspersed with some elements of intrigue. SRK’s character is shown to be all good, but is not so.
He has an alter-ego who does all the ‘car-namas’ and stunts and shoots people, only to say at last, “Hum shareef kya huye, saara zamaana hi badmaash ho gaya.” Aaaah! The archetypal Rohit Shetty drama.
The trailer is interesting enough to make you wait till December 18 and even more. SRK is at his heroic best with all the stunts, romance and of course, dialogue-baazi.
Kajol, it seems, is reverse-aging as she looks a million bucks in the movie. Varun Dhawan is truly the next superstar of Bollywood as despite a big presence as that of SRK’s, he manages to hold his own and make his presence felt.
With her looks and ease in front of the camera, Kriti Sanon is definitely here to stay. She fills in the silver screen with her charm whenever she appears in the trailer.
The other characters played by legendary Johnny Lever, Varun Sharma, Sanjay Mishra and Boman Irani are perfectly suited and carry their weight with utmost ease, especially Varun. This actor is the one to watch out for.
Talking about the music, Rohit Shetty’s movies are not particularly known for their music, ‘Chennai Express’ being an exception. Seems like ‘Dilwale’ will break that too as the romantic prelude that plays in the background is melodious, with Arijit Singh providing the right impetuous for the music lovers.
It’s a Rohit Shetty film, so the stunts defy gravity, but we love it anyhow. And probably, for the first time, Kajol will be seen doing some car-stunts herself and we are definitely looking forward to it.
The movie appears right at the emotional and romance front too, with neither overplaying, nor underplaying them. SRK and Kajol’s inimitable chemistry lights up the screen everytime, so we guess Rohit didn’t have to do much there. But to his credit, Varun and Kriti look great too and make for the next sizzling on-screen couple of the industry.
In short, ‘Dilwale’ trailer seems like the perfect Diwali gift to all the cinegoers from Rohit Shetty and Red Chillies’ teams and we couldn’t have asked for more. Now only the movie has to live up to the expectations that this 3 min 17 secs-clip has given birth to.
‘Dilwale’ is slated to release on December 18 and clash with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus ‘Bajirao Mastani’ starring Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone in titular roles and Priyanka Chopra as Kashibai.