Bollywood :       News     |      Movies     |      Music     |      Fashion     |      Stars     |      TV

         |     Hollywood

ai Gangaajal movie review: Priyanka Chopra is far too smooth for this part

Shah Priyanka Chopra’s too-sophisticated unmade-up-make-up is very distracting, even in her few convincing moments. And the film goes on for far too long, even when we know how all of it will end.

The best part about ‘Jai Gangaajal’, director Prakash Jha’s latest foray into the country’s badlands, is a surprise acting turn by Jha himself: as a corrupt-cop-with-a-latent-conscience, Jha looks as if he has been doing this all his life, so comfortable is he in front of the camera.

Too bad you can’t say the same for the leading lady. As the take-charge-policewoman-in-a-tough-posting, Priyanka Chopra comes off as dressed-for-the-part and stilted. You can see she’s trying hard, especially in some of the ‘action’ sequences in which she has to kick and punch and thrash, but she’s far too smooth for this part.

Everything else in this sequel of ‘Gangaajal’, which replaces the khaki-clad Ajay Devgn with Priyanka Chopra, and pouring acid in the eye with a hanging from the nearest tree/post/fan, falls strictly in the seen-before-category. Bankipur, a village over- run by greedy politicians, ‘bikey-huey-cops’, and self-serving locals, could be any Jha ‘gaon’ from his previous films.

The detailing is just a little different—an effeminate ‘chamcha’ (Sharma), a young girl refusing to give up her patch of land (Tamotia), a podgy baddie in colourful shirts (Kamath; nice to see him in a substantial role)—but overall, this is Jha’s much-traversed universe, in which the lawless rule and the law is an ass, till the hero (or in this instance, the heroine) shows up to clean up the mess.

Watch audience reaction to Jai Gangaajal



    Recent Posts
    Karan Johar’s GRAND Valentines Day Party For Bollywood Actors Checkout videos from Karan Johar’s ‘singles only’ Valentine’s Day bash. Filmmaker Karan Johar is known for beautifully expressing the feeling of love through his movies but ...  
    » More Details
    Radhika Apte on Pad Man Challenge controversy: Actors are not social workers The Pad Man Challenge, which encourages people to post pictures of themselves holding a sanitary pad on social media, has come under fire from various ...  
    » More Details
    Deepika Padukone on Padmaavat: I will always cherish Ranveer and Shahid’s contribution Deepika Padukone, whose latest release Padmaavat has turned out to be the actress’ highest grosser by crossing India collections of Rs 230 crore, says she ...  
    » More Details
    Popular Posts
    Rajinikanth’s Kaala takes 2.0 release date, to hit screens on April 27 Set in the backdrop of Mumbai, Rajinikanth’s Kaala is billed as a gangster drama. The film also boasts of an ensemble cast including Nana Patekar, ...  
    » More Details
    Dhanush plays a street magician in Hollywood debut The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir, watch teaser After making a name for himself down south and in Bollywood with Raanjhanaa, Dhanush is all set to take his first steps in Hollywood with ...  
    » More Details
    Padmaavat box office collection day 9: Moviegoers are still coming in droves to watch this Ranveer Singh film Padmaavat box office collection day 9: Things look good for everybody associated with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat. This period epic has accumulated Rs 166.5 crore ...  
    » More Details
    Trending
    Trending -The Celebrity Dresses
    Shine like a star without breaking your bank!

    [bollywoodstylefile]
    Copyright @2017 Shows4.com Contact Us Privacy Policy Terms & Conditions