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Dil Bechara Movie Review By Mukesh Chhabra

History is witness that many filmmakers have fallen for making a remake of the classic film. Creating original magic or effects is not easy. Those who have watched the original film live in a mode of comparison. The expectations of those who have not seen skyrocket.

Casting And Director

Mukesh Chhabra decided to remake his first film as the director, ‘The Fault in Our Star’, wearing a large size shoe. This American film, based on the novel of the same name by John Green, is an ’emotional journey’ of two lovers, watching the audience feel the romance and emotion shown on the screen. The pain of lovers is their pain. The film is so full of emotion that the eyes become moist.
Mukesh Chhabra has failed in ‘Dil Bechara‘ to create this effect. The audience has an emotional connection with the film because the film’s hero Sushant Singh Rajput
said goodbye to this world 40 days before the film’s release. He wants to pay tribute to Sushant by watching this film and hence he has a kind of emotional attachment to the film.
If this attachment is seen for a while by ‘sideline’, then ‘Dil Bechara‘ would appear as an average film and perhaps Sushant would have done something similar while watching this film.

The story is about

A young couple who have a life-threatening illness such as cancer and have very little time. The boy is vivacious and creates a new excitement in the life of a girl living a boring life. Living and dying are not in their hands, but the journey between them is in their hands, in which they want to fill every color of life.
The story is full of romance and emotion codenamed, but Mukesh Chhabra’s flat direction undermines this. They do not even break around ‘The Fault in Our Star’ to stun the audience or increase their love for life by watching romance.
He did not stabilize the characters properly and started to gallop the story, this does not connect the audience and this goes on till the end of the film. The film’s heroine ‘feels’ that her life has changed since the time she started meeting her protagonist, but the audience watching the film could not find it.
Mukesh’s focus was on how to make the frame beautiful. She has also got success in this work, but it is similar to ‘Postcard Beauty’ which you can only see, not feel.

The energy of Sushant Singh Rajput is felt flowing in the film. 

He has tried to improve his character through a special kind of manism. He has given more than what the director had asked for. Acting out of the script, but the lack of writing and direction proved to be a heavy chain tied at his feet.
Sanjana Sanghi is innocent and her performance is also good. The duo of Sushant and Sanjana reflects innocence. Saif Ali Khan has been ineffective in small roles.  AR. Rahman’s music does not fit his name.
Sushant shines in Dil Bechara, but the same cannot be said for the film.
Director: Mukesh Chhabra
Music: AR Rahman
Artists: Sushant Singh Rajput, Sanjana Sanghi, Saif Ali Khan
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Raat Akali Hai​​ Movie Review By Abhishek Chaubey

The film Raat Akali Hai is the story of solving a murder. This kind of murder mystery looks good when the audience enjoys the journey to reach the killer. The fun is doubled when there are reasonable answers to the questions that arise in the mind and why the murder was done.
A journey to reach the killer is emphatic in ‘Raat is alone’. The three-fourths of the film thrill due to the good acting and tight direction, but the fun is not doubled because Raj is shown too much haste to open.
The aged Thakur Raghubir Singh is killed on the night of his second marriage. The case is assigned to Police Inspector Complex Yadav (Nawazuddin Siddiqui).
Raghubir Singh has his son Karan, daughter Karuna, son-in-law Ravi, nephew Vikram, niece Vasudha, sister-in-law Pramila Singh, brother-in-law, maid Chunni and second wife Radha.
Complex believes that there is someone at home who has killed Raghubir Singh. Raghubir Singh was an influential man. He has a family relationship with MLA Munna Raja.
He is intimidated when he tries to sneak into the complex case. SSP Lalji Shukla also pressurizes him.
How does the complex deal with this situation? Does he reach the killer? After all, why is Raghubir murdered? Answers to these questions are found at the end of the film.

The story was written by Smita Singh

Has many twists and turns. The plot is seen at every step. There are many characters that can be doubted because some have reasons that they can kill Raghubir. So the film catches on the audience right from the beginning.

Director 

Honey Trehan also has a great way of presenting the story. This is a thriller film, so they do not rush it fast but rather speak theirs heartily. But when to keep this pace high and when it is less, they have gone a little wrong in this matter.
More than half of the film runs at a balanced pace. Then the stagnation becomes more. At the end, when the secret is exposed, the speed becomes so high that it becomes difficult to keep pace.
The ending of the film does not live up to the expectation that three-fourths of the film has created an atmosphere. It leaves some questions. One drawback in the film is that most are newcomers, so it becomes a bit difficult to remember who is what.
But despite these shortcomings, the film binds most of the time. The reason for this is good acting, skillful direction, great cinematography, and great artwork.
The film is set in Kanpur and the North Indian style is beautifully sewn into the film. The old mansion, the artwork with furniture, adds depth to the film.
Pankaj Kumar’s camerawork is excellent. Lights are the best use and give the film a different look. Some scenes are shot in a great way.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s acting

Is amazing. He is fully immersed in the character of complex Yadav and he appears in full form. He has played the role of a stubborn inspector in ‘Kadak’s style.
Radhika Apte definitely faded. She did not reach the level of the best actress. All the supporting cast including Aditya Srivastava, Sridhar Dhubey, Shivani Raghuvanshi Tigmanshu Dhulia, Ila Arun, Riya Shukla are excellent.

Ila plays the role of Nawazuddin’s mother and the mother-son nostalgia entertains well. The length of the film could be reduced a bit.
 
Producer: Abhishek Chaubey, Ronnie Screwvala
Director: Honey Trehan
Music: Sneha Khanwalkar
Artists: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Radhik Apte, Aditya Srivastava, Tigmanshu Dhulia
Rating: 3/5