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Top 5 Overrated Bollywood Actors

The following article doesn't connote to offend any fan group/individual. We only wish success and progress for all the five Bollywood actors listed below, and we're not disrespecting the profession that they opted to pursue. Take it with a grain of salt, and enjoy the editorial.

Related - Top 5 Overrated Bollywood Actresses [Part 1]Top 5 Overrated Bollywood Actresses [Part 2]

5. Arjun Kapoor

Following a similar career graph of Siddharth Malhotra, Arjun Kapoor, the young macho-man of Bollywood, made his debut in Bollywood with a notable hit, 'Ishaqzaade', but expeditiously went downhill with regular debacles like 'Aurangzeb', 'Tevar', 'Mubarakan' and the most recent one, 'Namaste England'. With no movies which are a total 180 compared to the ones that he did before, Arjun Kapoor remains one of those talents who is a bit overexposed in Bollywood with talent not being the top attribute.

4. Siddharth Malhotra

Commencing his career with the polarizing Karan Johar directorial 'Student of the Year', Siddharth Malhotra, at the speed of light, became the sweetheart of Bollywood forging ahead to a Superstar status. But, his career to a large extent is underwhelming so far. Regardless of a few box-offices hits, his acting skills, by and large, has not stood out unlike his SOTY brethren and pal, Varun Dhawan who shaped his career with a good mixture of widely-appreciated commercial and also experimental films. Malhotra's recent box-office disaster 'Aiyaary' is surely a clear indication of where his career is heading, A Brick Wall! Sucks to see an actor with such a high-profile debut crumple into the pits of the forgotten stars.

3. Tiger Shroff

Making his debut alongside Kriti Sanon in the 2014 romantic-drama 'Heropanti', the action guy of Bollywood or should I say the prolific remake star of South Indian movies, Jai Hemant Shroff, is spectacular as far as action sequences and dance numbers go. But, if you've ever seen him act, he is most probably one of the worst performers out there. One remake after another, watching him act is either cringe-worthy or unpleasant, but, he got producers lining up for him to make movies because of his ability to pull massive box-office numbers, despite the fact that the online critics never gave a single positive review to any of his five movies until now.

2. John Abraham

“I don’t want to (act) with John Abraham because he is expressionless.” - Kareena Kapoor Khan

Well, she may not be wrong, because the model turned A-List actor, John Abraham is well-known for his six-foot height, sexy looks and the six-pack body, but, not for his acting skills, which should be the top priority if your profession is acting. With plentiful disasters throughout his filmography, Abraham maybe following Akshay Kumar's route by making patriotic movies since the past few years, but, there are no colossal improvements with regards to his acting performance and I don't see him fixing it anytime soon.

1. Salman Khan

The most eligible Bachelor, the box-office star and most importantly, The Bhai, Salman Khan tops this list for all obvious reasons, in particular, his underwhelming talent in acting. Although his charisma, body language and commercial films garnered him millions of fans worldwide, even barring a few emotional movies, he's not the kind of actor who impressed his audience with remarkable performances, but, with his shirtless scenes and peppy dance numbers. Moviegoers never remembered him as an incredible talent, but as a commercial movie star who makes movies that only do well at the box-office.

-A Top 5 List by Surya Komal aka KM (@SuryaKomal)
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Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon to Reunite for Baaghi 3!?

Baaghi 2 took the box-office by storm grossing over 130 crores domestically. That's a lot! Days before the release of Baaghi 2, Sajid Nadiadwala announced the third film in the franchise as he is very much certain that the second film is going to do massive at the B.O.

However, Tiger's real-life girlfriend Disha Patani, will not be seen in the third movie (cause, unfortunately, her character died). Mumbai Mirror reports that the makers of Baaghi 3 are on the lookout for a fresh face and Kriti Sanon is topping their priority chart, who debuted in Bollywood with Tiger in Heropanti.

Talking about the abrupt announcement of Baaghi 3, Nadiadwala told the Times of India, "Writing of Baaghi 3 is still in process and within a month, we will come to know and then we will announce it. Actually, I announced it before the trailer of Baaghi 2 to my team. I wanted to give confidence before releasing Baaghi 2 to the director and the whole acting team, and I am sure that the audience will like Baaghi 2 and help us to make part three."

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Ahmed Khan to Start Working for Baaghi 3 from Next Month!

While 'Baaghi 2' released today at the theaters, the makers of the high octane action thriller have already planned for its sequel in no time. Ahmed Khan, who made his directorial debut has been roped in to helm the third installment of the franchise as well.

Now the bigger question is, which Tollywood movie will they remake this time? Cause 'Baaghi' is basically a soft remake of 'Varsham' and 'Baaghi 2' is a remake of the smash-hit 'Kshanam'.

Here's a statement from the director “We will begin the work on it in full swing from next month. The scripting will take some time and designing the action, too, will take time, as we have to take it several notches higher. It all depends on how and when the script shapes up and what action I can think of and come up with, and what Sajid Nadiadwala approves. Baaghi 3 should look better,” Khan told PTI.

The only concern that Ahmed had while working for 'Baaghi 2' was whether he would be able to have a great opening – as good as the first one.

“The first one had opened at Rs 12 crore, that was the only fear. For us, the trailer of the second part has worked well. The only reason for me to do the film was Sajid Nadiadwala, Tiger Shroff, and action,” says Khan.

With Baaghi 3, Ahmed feels sequels are a better bet for directors as well as producers as audiences find a sequel a better watch than a solo, standalone film.

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Tiger Shroff to Start Shooting for Student Of The Year 2 from April!

While waiting for the release of his upcoming action film 'Baaghi 2' Tiger Shroff is all set to kick off the shoot for his sequel 'Student Of The Year 2'.

According to reports, Tiger is headed to Dehradun to start shooting for the film in the first week of April. The team will be shooting their first month-long schedule in a real school of the hill station, similar to the film’s first installment.

Shroff is working tirelessly on getting a less muscular as he will be seen as a bullied and a beaten up student and also as a romantic avatar wooing college girls.

Directed by Punit Malhotra 'Student Of The Year 2' will be produced by Karan Johar under Dharma Productions as Vishal-Shekar will score the music for the film.

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The Gigantic Multi-Starrer feat. Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff Now Have a Release Date!

We've heard flying rumors on the interwebs about this highly celebrated duo coming together for a film, but, now it's officially confirmed. The supremely-talented and highly-charismatic duo of Tiger Shroff and Hrithik Roshan will star together as master-protege in a high-octane action drama or in an aesthetic dance film which is scheduled to release on Gandhi Jayanthi of next year.

The film will also star Vaani Kapoor (Befikre fame) as the female lead and will be directed by Siddharth Anand (Anjaana Anjaani and Bang Bang! fame).

Confirming all the rumors, the master trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted out the following, "Yash Raj’s Hrithik Roshan-Tiger Shroff-Vaani Kapoor starrer [not titled yet] to release on Wednesday, 2 Oct 2019 [Gandhi Jayanti]. Directed by Siddharth Anand and Produced by Aditya Chopra. It will be a 5-day extended weekend."

-A Movie News Report by Surya Komal aka KM (@SuryaKomal) | Website's Twitter Handle - @JustMovieFreaks

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A Flying Jatt - Movie Review

Verdict - "The long wait for a decent Indian Superhero film continues!"

In this modern neoteric era of movies, producing a Superhero film is the most effective decision that a producer can ever take. They're immensely popular and beneficial and in the past few years, we've been presented with more lacklustre Bollywood Superhero films like Krrish 3, Ra. One and the highly unforgiving Mr. X. So, after watching the trailers and promos of A Flying Jatt, I lowered my expectations down and thought that my hopes of watching a solid Indian Superhero film were still far-flung. But! Am I wrong?

In plans of extending his factory area, Malhotra, (Kay Kay Menon) an immoral businessman encounters Aman (Tiger Shroff) and his mum (Amrita Singh) and proposes to buy their property for a good amount. Familiar with his factory toxic pollution Aman's mum rejects Malhotra's offer and warns him not to return back to her premises. Annoyed with the situation, Malhotra warns Aman to look out for his mum which results in him being concerned about his mum's safety and craving for god's help. So, will god acknowledge his prayers by gifting him with super powers? 

Co-written and directed by Remo D'Souza, this film had a genuine primitive vibe surrounded around it. The story of a small town underdog gifted with superpowers overcoming all the odds can easily be titivated and narrated in a splendid way. Instead, we get a storyline that was clumsy, poorly edited and lazily written. The characters look phony and resemble stupidity, the narrative cuts from an inferior emotional scene to our villain screaming his lungs out. Moreover, the sad part is that it tries to recount too many things at the same time from being an action movie to a love story to a film that explains the proud Sikh heritage and to a film that conveys us with an ecological message combined with an intense quote from our very own director.

But even though the film doesn't deliver on a narrative standpoint, it could still be enjoyable if it distracts us on the aspects of action, comedy and music. Although few scenes in the film were genuinely amusing, the action sequences were flat-out boring, blasting out the streets of a small town, throwing out few ridiculous punches with an abundant amount of slow motion doesn't make the film look interesting. Furthermore, the CGI presentation was substandard for the most part and I completely comprehend that it's a budget issue, but they're few limited aspects that would've been easily controllable.

Nevertheless, A Flying Jatt is overall a disappointing film with a clumsy storyline, sluggish narration and sub-par performances. What would've easily been an earnest heartfelt film turned into a plethoric mess with a philosophical message which is not even conveyed appropriately. We deserve a better Superhero film than this!

My Rating - 1.5/5
Grade - D+ (A hangover!)
-By Surya Komal aka KM (@SuryaKomal)

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Instant Movie Review #34 - Baaghi

Sabbir Khan's - "Baaghi"

1) Action Sequences
2) Cinematography

1) Story and Screenplay
2) Emotional Sequences
3) Hair and Makeup

Introduction: Loosely based on the hit Tollywood film Varsham, Baaghi starring Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor is an action romantic thriller and initiates with Raghav (Sudheer Babu) kidnapping Sia (Shraddha Kapoor) and Ronnie (Tiger Shroff) being chosen to rescue her from a horde of professional fighters trained systematically by Raghav who is a martial arts specialist himself.

Analysis: Even after reproducing the story from a solid material which was remarkably executed back in 2004. Baaghi didn't have the magic or the uniqueness like its original. The emotional and the romantic scenes were not properly implemented as the movie felt flat and tedious during the first half and failed to advance further in the second half. On the other hand, the action sequences were mind-blogging as the complete crew took a risky task and did a tremendous job in executing it. 

Performances: Tiger Shroff is an exceptional talent and has a bright future ahead as an action star. His hard work, determination, and dedication were showcased brilliantly in the film as the action sequences were beyond amazing to watch. But here's the problem, the dude doesn't know how to connect emotionally with the audience and it's quite painful for me to watch him snivel, sob and carry the poignant scenes with discomfort. Hopefully, he makes few smart decisions in the future and takes responsibility of roles that doesn't primarily revolve around an emotional plot. Shraddha Kapoor was also impressive with her combat and acting skills, she's given a brief role in the movie and she never disappointed. Sudheer Babu's performance was a complete surprise, his portrayal as the antagonist was intense as he stood out as a great adversary for Tiger Shroff.

Verdict: Overall, Baaghi was impressive on an action movie standpoint, but the story and screenplay of the film were quite substandard and didn't captivate me as a viewer. Worth a single watch!

My Rating - 2.5/5
Grade - C+ (It deserves your attention for a while)
-By Surya Komal aka KM (@SuryaKomal)


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