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'Gunday' Tweet Review: First day, first show

Rohit Vats, | http://nawabjha

Updated: February 14, 2014, 9:57 AM IST
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'Gunday' Tweet Review: First day, first show
'Gunday' revolves around two friends, Bala and Bikram, who are, in a way, like local Robinhoods.

New Delhi: Director Ali Abbas Zafar's 'Gunday' started making heads turn with its very first trailer. The film has an impressive star-cast which comprises of Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor and Irrfan Khan. With such an ensemble cast, the audience can always hope for a good film, but sometimes the filmmakers get so much engrossed in creating a good premise and that hampers the story.

The film revolves around two friends, Bala and Bikram, who are, in a way, like local Robinhoods. Slowly and steadily, they come into prominence and start posing threats to already established political and business forces.

Ranveer Singh is fresh out of the success of 'Ram Leela' and thus he would be hoping to take his success to a new height with this film. Will he be successful in doing so? Will Irrfan once again rise up to the occasion?

9:30 AM: Stay tuned for the tweet review of #Gunday.

9:32 AM: Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, #Gunday is the story of two friends Bala and Bikram, who live in Kolkata.

9:34 AM: #Gunday features Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor in the lead roles. Priyanka will also be seen with them.

9:35 AM: The trailers of #Gunday suggest that Irrfan will be seen in a small but powerful role. His acting prowess is beyond doubts.

9:36 AM: What are your expectations from #Gunday? Do you think it will turn out to be a good film?

10:00 AM: #Gunday is likely to be a story with a lot of nostalgia and some hardcore action sequences. Will the film impress the audience?

10:19 AM: Good to see filmmakers focussing on stories with historical connections. #Gunday has characters from 1970s Bengal.

10:24 AM: #Gunday begins with a high voltage action sequence. Jashn-e-ishqa is one energetic number.

10:31 AM: Initial action scenes needed more perfection. Kolkata becomes the battle ground in #Gunday.

10:33 AM: Unke niyam alag hain, unki sarkaar alag hai, unke tewar alag hain. #Gunday

10:34 AM: This is what we call a grand entry. Irrfan arrives at the scene. #Gunday

10:41 AM: Ali Abbas Zafar has concentrated a lot on creating drama and that is paying well. #Gunday

10:48 AM: Priyanka Chopra raises the temperature. She looks super glamorous. Bappi Da croons Assalaame E Ishqum. #Gunday

10:55 AM: Their diction is much more sophisticated in comparison of their characters. Sometimes it doesn't go well with the story. #Gunday

11:02 AM: Song after song. Tune maari entriyaan re dil me baji ghantiyaan. It saves the audience from poorly designed secondary characters. #Gunday

11:11 AM: Irrfan does a Nana Patekar in #Gunday. Achcha hai, bahut achcha hai.

11:17 AM: Durga Maa always comes to filmmakers' rescue if their film is based in Kolkata. #Gunday is no exception.

11:23 AM: The story is predictable so far, but the director is successful in creating drama. #Gunday

11:24 AM: It feels bad when a director does everything right but the actors fail to rise up to the occasion. #Gunday

11:25 AM: #Gunday is high on entertainment quotient but will it survive the curse of second half?

11:48 AM: Ranveer Singh is improving with each film. He needs some good scripts now. #Gunday

11:58 AM: Wanted and Dabangg will remain the benchmarks for Bollywood action films for some more time. #Gunday

12:06 PM: Probably Priyanka Chopra hasn't looked so good in any of her previous films. Jiya maine jiya. #Gunday

12:13 PM: Irrfan is a lesson in acting for Ranveer, Arjun. He is excellent as a cop. #Gunday

12:17 PM: They always find solace in a song. Where would the audience go if they were happy with the proceedings even otherwise. #Gunday

12:21 PM: Be prepared for a great twist towards the climax. You'll like it. #Gunday

12:28 PM: A bit cheesy but cheese is not a bad word for a Valentine's Day release. #Gunday

12:37 PM: #Gunday heads towards its ending. Some heavy duty action scenes will save the day for the film.

12:53 PM: The length of #Gunday is a problem. It could have been better edited. The screenplay also has some flaws.

12:55 PM: #Gunday has an interesting premise but overacting hampers its chances. But, it is still capable of provoking whistles and jeering.

12:56 PM: Ranveer has improved in #Gunday, but the man who controls the proceedings is Irrfan.

12:57 PM: #Gunday is purely made for the box-office. Don't expect any serious plot.

12:59 PM: You can watch #Gunday if you are a big fan of 'masala' flicks. But be patient till the end as it is really long.

1:00 PM: Thanks for being with us throughout the tweet review of #Gunday. Have a good day.

First Published: February 14, 2014, 9:57 AM IST
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