Chehre Movie Review: A Good But Misdirected Attempt Ft. Amitabh Bachchan, Emraan Hashmi’s Quirky Pair!
August 27, 2021
Ranjit Kapoor's story is divided into two major halves and only of them manages to hold the intrigue.
What’s Good? It has few very good performances but not all of them work in a way they should’ve to make this a decent final product
What’s Bad? A very interesting concept has been narrowed to add unnecessary drama toning down the desired feel of the story
Loo Break Just as life, the second half of this film is full of opportunities (for a loo break)
Watch or Not? Try, if you can get out before the film slides into the land of
Script Analysis From a distinctly artificial-looking snowfall to an outright bizarre VFXised version of Rhea Chakraborty’s hands, there’s a lot of things going wrong in this particular department.
Star Performance There are hardly any flaws performance-wise because of involving legendary artists such as Amitabh Bachchan, Annu Kapoor. Emraan Hashmi stands out despite the film being heavy-on-dialogues, which isn’t quite his strong forte.
Direction, Music Director Rumy Jafry has written a film called ‘2 Chehre’ (Suniel Shetty, Shatrughan Sinha) way before directing Chehre (2015). Of course, it’s not a sequel and just a fun coincidence.
The Last Word All said and done, Chehre could’ve easily been recognised as a film coming from the school of movies like Aamir, Table No 21, Pink, Badla and even Article 15 (to some extent, but its structure lacks two major things all of the above films had – ‘a good second & third act’.