From RRR and Baahubali to the recent Oscar-winner, The Elephant Whisperers, South Indian movies have dominated India and made a mark globally. The success of movies like Vikram, Kantara, K.G.F, Pushpa: The Rise, and most recently, Ponniyin Selvan, has made everyone want a piece of the action from South films.
That the lead actor is the 'Badshah' of Bollywood gives the fans all the more reason to scream, dance and sing in the cinema halls. In short, the film is an espionage thriller that is leading box office collections.
Diljit Dosanjh won best actor. The fillm also won the Best Film award. Amarjit Singh Saron won Best Director. Best Cinematography went to Baljit Singh Deo and Shinda Grewal won the award for Best Child Actor.
If Hrithik's Vedha is the simmering volcano waiting to unleash destruction. then Saif's tough-as-nails cop Vikram is the tornado that acts as the counter force to Vedha. Their camaraderie on screen is a delight to watch, something that can be summed up with the line, "That's what happens when a tornado meets a volcano" from Eminem and Rihanna's track 'Love The Way You Lie'.
A thriller is as good as its actors, working on little nuances, quick emotions and palpable fear; creating well-defined and detailed, yet conflicted characters, something we haven't seen very often in Indian Cinema. Akshay Kumar, a mass star, takes a leap of faith and plays this multi-layered character, which could very well be his finest performance.
Kapoor has returned to direction 2 years after his last film 'Kadakh'. This time, he delves into the world of cinema and brings the story which is not just a food for thought but also entertaining in many ways.