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'Fitoor' tweet review: Despite a good star cast, the film doesn't match up to 'Great Expectations'

Shomini Sen | News18.com shominisen

First published: February 12, 2016, 9:47 AM IST | Updated: February 12, 2016
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'Fitoor' tweet review: Despite a good star cast, the film doesn't match up to 'Great Expectations'
Creating a film based on a classic is never easy but Kapoor's past work makes us want to believe that 'Fitoor' will be memorable.

Ever since director Abhishek Kapoor announced his new film 'Fitoor' it has created news. First for its unique cast, then Tabu coming on board after Rekha decided to leave the shoot mid way, and post the release of its trailer, for the lead pair Katrina Kaif and Aditya Roy Kapoor's sizzling chemistry.

Based on Charles Dickens classic 'Great Expectation' , Fitoor is based in Kashmir and is primarily a love story. Abhishek Kapoor's previous film 'Kai Po Che' had received rave reviews and incidentally was based on Chetan Bhagat's book.

Creating a film based on a classic is never easy but Kapoor's past work makes us want to believe that 'Fitoor' will be memorable. Shomini Sen of IBNLive.com was inside the theater to live tweet the experience of 'Fitoor'.

9:42 AM: We are watching #Fitoor first day, first show. Stay tuned for tweet review

9:52 AM: Directed by @Abhishekapoor #Fitoor stars Katrina Kaif, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Tabu in the lead roles.

10:22 AM: Amit Trivedi's music blends beautifully with the picturesque Kashmir. #Fitoor

10:39 AM: #Fitoor takes time to establish the plot. The narrative is slow and needs your patience.

10:49 AM: Camera work of #Fitoor is stunning. Every frame is beautiful.

11:09 AM: The first half ends at a predictable point. #Fitoor

11:10 AM: Aditya Roy Kapoor and Katrina Kaif are both looking stunning. #Fitoor

11:32 AM: Talat Aziz, Rahul Bhatt, @aditiraohydari, Akshay Oberoi- very interesting supporting cast. #Fitoor

11:43 AM: Wish they had given @LaraDutta more screen time. #Fitoor

11:44 AM: Why does love always have to destroy a person? #Fitoor

12:02 PM: Inspite of some impressive performances, #Fitoor somehow lacks the desired impact.

12:17 PM: Mohammad Abrar Sheikh as the young Noor is impressive. #Fitoor

12:18 PM: Look out for a special appearance by @ajaydevgn #Fitoor

12:19 PM: To its credit, the film has an impressive star cast. #Fitoor

12:20 PM: Each of the actors are splendid in their parts. From Tabu to Aditya Roy Kapur- all are in top form. #Fitoor

12:20 PM: But viewing is marred by the film's predictability. #Fitoor

12:21 PM: The music of #Fitoor is soulful and beautiful. Wish they had used it more in the film.

12:23 PM: Does the film work? Only because of its actors. The narrative is slow and could have been so much better. #Fitoor

12:24 PM: #Fitoor is a good looking film. It's picturesque and its lead actors look stunning in every frame.

12:25 PM: Thanks for staying with us throughout the tweet review of #Fitoor.

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