June 10, 2016 9:53:46 am
It will be a battle between the Shahenshah of Bollywood and Sarabjit star Randeep Hooda at the box-office starting today. Amitabh Bachchan starrer TE3N is a clear front runner given the sheer screen numbers it has received over Do Lafzon Ki Kahani which opens on 800 screens. Eventually, in the longer run, the content and performances will determine the true winner.
TE3N brings together on screen three fine actors in the form of Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Vidya Balan. The movie which is an official remake of a Korean film(surprisingly the makers have decided not to officially name the original film) is a whodunnit suspense drama woven around a septuagenarian played by Bachchan whose life is turned topsy turvy when his granddaughter is kidnapped. A search to find her proves futile. Eight years later another kidnapping and its modus operand brings the spotlight back on Bachchan’s granddaughter’s case. Bachchan joins forces with a priest(Nawaz) and a super cop(Vidya) as they set out to investigate the kidnappings. While the content has not been tinkered with as compared to the original Korean film, it will be the performances of Big B, Nawaz and Vidya that will make this a worthwhile watch.
Do Lafzon Ki Kahani will depend much on Randeep Hooda’s new found elevated star power courtesy Sarabjit. The actor who has been in his pink of form will be hoping for an encore after delivering a standout performance in Sarabjit. The movie is a remake of a Korean film and tells the story of an ex-boxer and his riveting love story for a blind girl. Randeep will be donning the boxing gloves for the movie while playing his blind romantic interest is Kajal Aggarwal who makes her return to Hindi films after long.
Let’s wait and see which film will strike gold at the box-office in the coming weekend.
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