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“Raabta,” the romantic thriller is scripted by Siddharth-Garima and directed by Dinesh Vijan. Homi Adajania and Bhushan Kumar produced the film along with Dinesh Vijan. The film has Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon in the lead roles. Deepika Padukone and Rajkummar Rao play the cameo roles. Nidhi Subbaiah, Jim Sarbh, Karan Singh Chhabra, Rahul Kohli and Varun Sharma are also in the cast. Irrfan Khan narrates the story. Martin Preiss is the cinematographer. Songs are by Pritam and Jamb and background score is by Sachin and Jigar. Raabta had also stuck in legal trouble that it resembles the Telugu film “ Magadheera.” Allu Aravind, the producer filed a case against the release. However, the court ruled out the complaint and allowed the film for release, today.
Shiv is the smart young guy, who has the talent of attracting the girls. He falls for Saira and expresses his love for her. With his funny and romantic speech, Saira surrenders herself to Shiv. While both are enjoying the beautiful romantic days, Zak comes in. Zak is obsessed with Saira and he doesn't care even she sidelines him. These three are not only related to the present but also the past. What is their past? Who were they? What is their connection? Did Shiv and Saira unite? Watch the film in theaters.
Sushant Singh Rajput had delivered good performance as a naughty young guy. He had emoted well in the century old sequence too. Kriti has done justice to the role offered to her.
Although the story seems to be a new genre to Bollywood, these kinds of stories had already hit the South Indian film industries. “ Devathai,” a fantasy thriller directed by “ Nassar” released in 1997. The film has the similar script. We don’t know from where the makers got the inspiration. We could say that Dinesh Vijan had not used the talent of Sushant, well.
What’s Not There?
We could just say that the film is sound on the technical side rather than the script and direction. Sushant could have chosen a better film than Raabta. The film has shattered the expectations after Sushant’s MS Dhoni biopic.
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