Gadar 2 Review – Box Office Collection Day 22: Sunny Deol’s Film “Inches Closer To ₹ 500 Crore” Club
“Gadar 2” has achieved monumental success, surpassing all expectations with its unparalleled popularity.
It may be assumed that with two holidays in the week of it’s release most of you had the opportunity to experience this cinematic thriller. For those who are yet to watch it, a succinct review is furnished below Gadar 2 has maintained the essence of the 2001 blockbuster, it’s first part, and kept the original actors and makeup intact. The movie is a fine blend emotion, drama, tragedy, and action, reminiscent of Dharmendra’s famous dialogue from “Sholay.” While the story is well-crafted, it closely follows the plot of the original.
Step into the time machine of nostalgia this long-awaited sequel to the 2001 blockbuster “Gadar: Ek Prem Katha,” sweeps you off your feet. The film retains the enchanting essence of its predecessor, with the actors donning their original style, makeup and character, transporting us to a world where emotions run high and drama intertwines with some tragic moments. But that’s not all – brace yourself for an action-packed extravaganza that’s sure to leave you on the edge of your seat.
Fast forward some 14-15 years from the first installment, we find ourselves in an era just before 1971. Our beloved couple, Tara Singh and Sakina, have gracefully matured into middle age. Their son, Jeete (Charanjeet), played by Utkarsh Sharma stands as a testament to the legacy of love.
As tensions escalate on both sides of the border, the specter of war looms ever larger. The Mukti Bahini protests in Pakistan and pre war skirmishes on LOC attempt to give the audience a feel of that era.
While the narrative dances on familiar lines, it doesn’t fail to tug at your heartstrings. A journey down memory lane in form of frequent reminiscences by the characters brings back and forth the endearing love story of Sunny Deol and Amisha Patel.
Certain locations remain unchanged, like the iconic mosque where Tara Singh’s legendary handpump scene unfolded. Humour cleverly twirled with the tale, using the haunting memory of that very handpump to bring forth chuckles, even amidst the tension of a Pakistani mob attracted big applause.
During this drama, a striking scene showcases the former Pakistani President and Commander in Chief, Gen Yahya Khan, infamous as a ladies man, surrounded by high-society women, including his notorious mistress, General Rani (also known as Akleem Akhtar, mother of Capt Amrinder’s Pakistani girlfriend, Aroosa Alam), and the iconic yesteryears singer and actress Noorjehan, referred to fondly as Noorie by the General and his close female friends.
Director Anil Sharma masterfully ensures that every moment is riveting, sparing the audience any chance of dullness. And in a delightful twist, the female lead once again hails from the other side of the Redcliffe line, adding an extra layer of romance to this captivating saga.