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Saaho movie best Review

Saaho Movie Best Review :-

 The kindest thing you can say about Saahois that it’s a full-blown theatre of the absurd. During promotional interviews, Prabhas keptdescribing it as a screenplay film, which I think meant that there are lots of twistsand turns. Yes, there is that.

 This is a labyrinthine story with double identities,double crosses, a secret black box, two lakh crore rupees that are missing, cops and criminals who aren’t what they seem and a fictional and a fictional city called Waaji, which is described as Hindustan se door aur crime ke paas. 
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The film begins with a voice-over that establisheswhat is going on and who is who. But the plot is both bizarrely complicatedand incredibly silly. At least twice in the film, characters ask– what’s going on? Honestly, I couldn’t tell you. Saaho is essentially a string of expensiveset-pieces strung together to showcase the leading man. 

Prabhas returns to screen two years afterthe blockbuster Baahubali franchise. Amarendra and Mahendra Baahubali are a toughact to follow. So writer-director Sujeeth decided to throweverything into the mix – we get Prabhas as the charming, protective lover but alsoas the dangerous bad boy.

 Just in case you don’t get it, there’s even a song called 'Bad Boy' in which Prabhas stands on a tank while dozens of scantilyclad women and Jacqueline Fernandez shimmy around him. For no reason at all, At the end of the song, the tank crushes twocars for no reason at all, while Prabhas walks by, smoking a cigar, in slow motion. I

t’s macho posturing taken to the next level. There’s also Prabhas as an avenging angel,as a good son, and as a do-gooder. It’s 50 shades of Prabhas – somethingfor every fan. The actor combines a gentle manner with anoutsized physicality. He has great screen presence but even thosemighty shoulders need a sliver of a story to lean on.

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 In Saaho, more care and money seems to havebeen invested in the action, the songs and the wardrobe than the writing. It feels like a film from the 80s – Sujeethgives us a world in which criminals in shiny jackets have board meetingsto decide what their next move will be Mandira Bedi plays a key legal advisor – we’re told that she’s a Stanfordand Oxford graduate so she wears handloom saris and silver jewelry.

 Neil Nitin Mukesh is a character who is sodetermined that he’s walking on a treadmill with a bullet in his leg. Meanwhile, the villains take pedicures andbubble baths, while loud background music underscores their evil. Chunky Pandey decided that he would add tomenace by speaking very slowly – like Truck…milne….se…kuch…nahin...hota. Both the cops and the criminals in the filmare equally dimwitted.

 Especially Amrita, played by Shraddha Kapoor. In one scene, they lose the criminal theyare chasing because she gets drunk and starts singing 'Psycho Saiyaan' instead of focusingon the job. And Amrita has clearly never heard of sexualharassment at the workplace. Because when she is asked by her senior, "Tumjaisi khubsoorat ladki police department main kya kar rahi hai?" she has no problem withit. I know that a popcorn entertainer like Saahoisn’t driven by logic or coherence.

 And I would have made my peace with it ifthe film delivered a good time. My biggest complaint is that it’s a crashingbore. A lot of hard work has gone into creatingthe action and the extravagant sets. The budget is a reported 350 crores but forthe viewer there’s little bang for the buck. I got through it by getting involved withthe peripherals – like the many, muscled henchmen who had fascinating haircuts andtattoos. They are all growling and glaring into the camera.

 And it was a noticeably international team. In one scene, we meet baddies called the FrancoBrothers. Their introduction is – inko darr hi nahinlagta. Animals also appear randomly – an ostrich,a python and a panther. It’s just superbly nutty.

 There so much on screen and so little thatsticks. I hope the next time Prabhas decides to dedicateyears of his life to a project, it's closer to Baahubali than it is to this. For more reviews like this, subscribe to Film Companion. Don't forget to check out our and if you like Bengali and Punjabi and Hindi content, go to Film Companion Local. 

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