Star Cast: Sidharth Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha, and Akshaye Khanna
Director: Abhay Chopra
Producer: Shah Rukh Khan, Gauri Khan, Karan Johar, Renu Ravi Chopra and Hiroo Yash Johar
Rating: 3/5 Stars
Music Director: Tanishk Bagch
Director Abhay Chopra’s film ‘Ittefaq’ has been released in cinemas. The movie is a suspense thriller, and if you have a detective inside you, then it needs to stay alert till the end of the movie. Back in 1969, a movie was released with the same name, which was starred by Rajesh Khanna.
Story of the movie: The story begins when Vikram Sethi (Sidharth Malhotra) who is a writer, arrives from U.K. to Mumbai to lauch his novel. Meanwhile, Vikram’s wife, Kathrine (Kimberly Louisa Macbeth). On the other night, on the same night Maya (Sonakshi Sinha)’s spouse, who is a lawyer, dies. Both the deaths were stated unnatural, and were categorized as murder. Both Maya and Vikram are blamed for their spouse’s murders. But, both of them refuse to accept the accusation. Both narrate a different story to the police officer (Akshaye Khanna), and try to convince him that they aren’t guilty to this crime. While Maya accuses Vikram that he broke into her home, Vikram explains that Maya’s behavior was way too welcoming. According to Vikram, he reaches to Maya as his car gets bumped. Will Dev be able to find out about the murder? Watch the movie to know.
Star Performance: The performance of Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha could have been better than this. Sidharth has performed much better in his previous films. Both of the stars did not get to see the stoppage in acting. At the same time, Akshaye Khanna has acted in the role of Police Officer. In the case of acting, Akshay, Siddharth and Sonakshi are amazing.
Music Direction: The movie has no songs, but overall music background is good.
Direction: The film direction and camera work is fine. The story is similar to the movie ‘Ittefaq’ which was released in 1969. The movie is slow, and some surprising moments could be filmed in a better way.
Watch Or Not: If you love suspense thriller movies, and you are a fan of Sidharth Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha, and Akshaye Khanna, then the movie is worth watching!