One of the most anticipated movies, Malang starring Aditya Roy Kapoor, Disha Patani, Anil Kapoor and Kunal Khemu released today.
The film revolves around a dramatic event in the lives of Advait (Aditya Roy Kapur) and Sara (Disha Patani), which has them crossing paths with two police officers – Anjaney Agashe (Anil Kapoor) and Michael Rodrigues (Kunal Kemmu), and the film shows the impact they have on each other’s future.
At the beginning of the film, Advait meets Sara during his trip to Goa. While he is a bit of an introvert, she is a free-spirited girl from London, who is visiting India for the first time and wants to live life to the fullest. They both instantly feels a connection and are attached to each other.
All is well until a twist in the tale sends their lives spinning out of control. Five years later, Advait goes on a killing spree on Christmas night. Anjaneya Agashe, a police officer who often doesn’t follow the law, and Michael Rodrigues, a seemingly righteous cop, are now on his trail. Then the movie is all about finding the reasons behind Advait’s actions.
On the performances front, Aditya Roy Kapoor shows restraint and finesses in his performance. The actor’s physical transformation adds weight to all the kicks and punches he pulls in the film. Disha Patani looks stunning and makes most of her role, which is unlike any character she has played so far. Their chemistry in the film is amazing. Anil Kapoor is in top form and stuns in another interesting act. Kunal Khemu, on the other hand, delivers a sincere act and also unpredictable at times.
Director Mohit Suri maintains a steady grip on the narrative for most parts. In this film, the thing that makes interesting is that the characters are unidimensional. The film begins well with a power-packed action scene and dives straight into the drama.
On the technical aspect, The music proves to be one of its strong points, especially the title track, which stays with you. here are two interesting twists in the plot, they aren’t as big a surprise as they should have been, which take away from its thrill quotient.
Overall the film is intriguing and is a good blend of glam and thrill with an occasional weak narrative.
Check out the trailer: