A Gentleman: Sundar, Susheel, Risky
Although the trailer wasnâ€™t as enthralling or bewitching, the fact that it was starring Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandes was rather sufficient enough to give the urge for me to get going. Quite unexpectedly, it didnâ€™t turn out as intriguing and larger than life as was envisioned by people.
The movie begins at an uneventful note with the projection of a safe, secured kind of a guy Gaurav Kapoor (Sidharth Malhotra), who desires a well settled life, but ÂÂÂlacks the excitement, the vigour, the drive to live ÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ and rather gets into the typical workaholic life. An exact opposite and a simultaneous sequence begins with an enigmatic guy Rishi (Sidharth Malhotra again), who lives on the edges, risks life, sneaking into places and fulfilling his missions for he supposedly works for the nation. What the audience fails to understand is how on earth the two manage to coexist at two different places with two drastically different personalities and no angle of an apparent â€˜judwaâ€™. Since none of you would want to have the story revealed, I would keep away from it, yet would wish to highlight that it shall be watched.
With the successive action sequences, comic scenes were tried to be adjusted amidst all, yet they have, unfortunately, fallen flat on the floor. The recurrent dialogue â€˜Jhand hai meri lifeâ€™ which was intended to arise a few giggles didnâ€™t come across as hilarious.
The movie pans from Miami and Bangkok to Goa and Mumbai, which shows exactly how magnificently and grandiosely it is made.
Creating a space into the genre of an action film, the action sequences are outstandingly shot and skillfully performed, showcasing the humongous amount of work that has been put into them.
Well, before the review gets any boring, let me come to the entertaining quotient, the actors! The man with the oozing charm, with such chiseled body and deadly expressions, Sidharth Malhotra was an unparalleled match for the character. From Student of the Year to A Gentleman, heâ€™s come a long way and considering the space heâ€™s created in the action genre with his movies; his creativity is difficult to match.
With the poll dancing moves and ogle worth beauty, Jacqueline Fernandes has yet again been a treat to watch. Hers is a vivacious fun-loving character, who repels the safe and is attracted to the edgy guys, which is exactly why she friendzones the unfortunate Gaurav time and again. Gaurav yearns to have a future with her, while she is pretty resistant.
The album of this movie is neither foot tapping, nor as captivating or appealing, except Bandook Meri Laila. Over and above, the song Chandralekha literally gets to the nervous at times!
The movie is action packed, light at times, yet isnâ€™t at par with what we would expect. It is indubitably an interesting watch and I would certainly want to give it 3 stars.