Happy New Year Movie Review – Don’t Expect New, ‘Cos Surprise Never Comes

Filmmaking is like tossing a coin. There are only two kinds of people for any film; one who liked and second who did not like film. In other side, for the audience it is bit difficult to define what is good by the way. How would one define a good film is completely personal. Of course, good movie is that can holds audience attention till the end. Happy New Year gives you enough reasons to pay attention on the screen. It has 8 abs packed Shah Rukh Khan, beautiful Deepika Padukune and scenes of Dubai with nice cinematography.

shahrukh abishek and sonu sood on happy new year
Image from Movie Happy New Year

Star Cast of Happy New Year

Shahrukh Khan as Chandramohan Sharma/Charlie
Deepika Padukone as Mohini Joshi
Abhishek Bachchan as Nandu Bhide
Sonu Sood as Jagmohan Prakash
Boman Irani as Temhton Irani
Vivaan Shah as Rohan Singh
Jackie Shroff as Charan Grover

Producer: Gauri Khan

Director: Farah Khan

Writing Credits: Farah Khan
Althea Kaushal
Mayur Puri (dialogues)

Music: Vishal Shekhar
Background Score: John Stewart Eduri

Release Date: 24 October 2014

Budget: IRs 1.50 billion (US$24 million)

Story of Happy New Year

Do you thing Happy New Year have good storyline to tell you? Wrong, Farah knows she does not need to waste time on story and dialogues. She easily can manage story and dialogues from old movies.

The male protagonist Charlie (Shah Rukh Khan) wants revenge from Charan Grover (Jackie Shroff), the guy who betrayed Charlie’s father (Anupam Kher), which landed him in jail and led to his death.
Grover runs a security lockers’ business and currently that he are going to be shielding an upscale diamond at the atlantis building in Dubai, Charlie can steal it. coincidentally the day the diamond is going to arrive there is a dance competition at the same building. Charlie forms a team who are smart enough to steal team but not smart dancers. The team (Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Asian and Vivaan Shah) currently can take the assistance of a bar dancer Mohini (Deepika Padukone) to find out performing arts and can eventually build their way to the vault.

Before and After watching Happy New Year

I was looking forward for the release date of Happy New Year. As expected it was like a festival for Bollywood. There was nothing left to make huge promotion of the film. Besides these, it has 8 abs packed Shah Rukh Khan body and hot Deepika Padukune which does not let you think about other things.

I was on multiplex pulled by the attraction of SRK (Shah Rukh Khan), Deepika Padukone and huge promotion of the movies.

Before movie had started, I updated my facebook status about watching Happy New Year. First half of movie gave me lot of chance to view and reply comment received on my status. Very Social movie, ya? But second half is better. Although second half is better, you should expect anything new because Farah know surprises never come. You can predict all the scene before that happen on screen.

What I recommend

You can watch movie if you are fan of SRK and story of classic family revenge. Farah tried to make you happy and ‘Paisa wasool’ when you exit from the cinema hall.


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