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Attack – Part I Movie Review: Despite a weak climax, ATTACK PART 1 works thanks to a novel script

Attack – Part I Review 3.0/5 & Review Rating

ATTACK – PART 1 is the story of the primary tremendous soldier on this planet. In 2010, military officer Arjun Shergill (John Abraham) and his group infiltrates a terrorist camp and nabs a dreaded terrorist, Rahman Gul. His teenage son, Hamid Gul, is discovered with a suicide bomb. Arjun defuses it and permits Hamid to outlive. In the current day, Arjun meets Ayesha (Jacqueline Fernandez), an airhostess. Both fall for one another and start a romantic relationship. One day, Arjun goes to obtain Ayesha on the airport. This is when terrorists make a shock assault. Ayesha is killed within the mayhem and Arjun is badly injured. Arjun regains consciousness within the hospital solely to understand that he’s paralyzed under his neck. He turns into depressed. Meanwhile, he learns that Hamid Gul (Elham Ehsas), now grown up, has been finishing up terror assaults towards India. Due to those rising threats, Subramaniam (Prakash Jha), a high-ranking officer within the Government of India, suggests {that a} tremendous soldier program be initiated. As per this program, a chip shall be surgically implanted in a soldier. That’ll make him nearly invincible and a one-man military. The Prime Minister approves the thought. Saba Qureshi (Rakul Preet Singh) is the brainchild behind this program and she or he insists that solely a paralyzed soldier could be chosen for the experiment. Subramaniam approaches Arjun who instantly agrees, regardless of realizing that the experiment can fail. Thankfully, the operation is profitable and Arjun is as soon as capable of stroll and transfer his limbs like earlier than. Gradually, he understands his strengths and easy methods to use them. Even earlier than he can get absolutely prepared, he’s given a harmful mission. Hamid Gul and his gang infiltrate the Parliament of India. They take the Prime Minister and hundred others as hostages, together with Saba. What occurs subsequent kinds the remainder of the movie.

John Abraham’s story is novel for Indian audiences. No Bollywood movie has ever tackled this concept. Lakshya Raj Anand, Sumit Batheja and Vishal Kapoor’s screenplay has its deserves. The writing is fast and efficient. The total thought of the tremendous soldier is defined in such a approach that even a layman can know it. Sadly, the writers mess up the climax. Also, just a few plot factors give a déjà vu of a number of Hollywood movies on this area. Lakshya Raj Anand, Sumit Batheja and Vishal Kapoor’s dialogues are conversational.

Lakshya Raj Anand’s course is kind of good, particularly contemplating that that is his debut. ATTACK – PART 1 is an actioner and he ensures that the movie has sufficient fights to maintain the curiosity going. He additionally excels within the romantic parts. The emotional moments additionally stand out. One can really feel Arjun’s ache when he’s confined to his mattress or wheelchair. The approach he turns into a brilliant soldier and understands what he’s able to makes for an amazing watch. On the flipside, the goings-on reminds certainly one of movies like CAPTAIN AMERICA, AVATAR, INCEPTION and several other different Hollywood movies. Arjun speaking to his AI assistant Ira is much like Iron Man’s J.A.R.V.I.S., Spider-Man’s E.D.I.T.H. and Eddie Brock conversing with Venom. While the dramatic construct up is completed in a massy approach, the motion sequences are westernized. The mass viewers won’t have the ability to absolutely relate to it. A couple of developments are very handy.

ATTACK – PART 1’s starting is respectable. The movie picks up when Arjun woos Ayesha within the flight. Arjun’s accident and the scenes thereafter are shifting. The scene the place Arjun lastly is ready to transfer his hand after the surgical procedure is clapworthy. The identical goes for the sequence the place Arjun fights the thieves. The intermission level is thrilling. Post-interval, just a few scenes stand out like the house minister (Rajit Kapur) insisting on agreeing to the terrorists’ calls for whereas the military officer opposing it and Arjun combating the baddies within the library and later within the Central Hall. The climax, as talked about above, is an anti-climax.

John Abraham is in nice kind, and significantly better than what he was in his latest movies. He shines within the emotional scenes and naturally, is at his greatest whereas doing motion. Jacqueline Fernandez is beautiful in a cameo. However, it’s too much like her function within the not too long ago launched movie, BACHCHHAN PAANDEY. Rakul Preet Singh places up a assured act. She has an important half to play. Elham Ehsas is okay because the villain. Prakash Raj is kind of entertaining. Ratna Pathak Shah is ok and has an important half within the first half-hour. Later, she disappears. Rajit Kapur is nice whereas Kiran Kumar (military chief) is wasted. The actor enjoying Rahman Gul is nothing particular.

Shashwat Sachdev’s music is weak. ‘Ik Tu Hai’ works because of the scenario. ‘Main Nai Tuttna’ and ‘Phir Se Zara’ fail to register. ‘La La La’ is the one tune that stands out and is kind of catchy. Shashwat Sachdev’s background rating is fashionable and works. Will Humphris, P S Vinod and Soumik Mukherjee’s cinematography is refreshing and some takes are memorably shot. Garima Mathur’s manufacturing design is reasonable, particularly the Parliament Hall. Rohit Chaturvedi’s costumes are glamorous but straight out of life. Franz Spilhaus, Amritpal Singh and Amin Khatib’s motion is among the strengths of the movie. Famulus Media And Entertainment’s VFX is terrific and top-of-the-line from Bollywood. Aarif Sheikh’s modifying is sharp.

On the entire, ATTACK – PART 1 works because of the novel idea, motion, VFX and John Abraham’s first-rate efficiency. Hence, regardless of the restricted buzz and a weak climax, the movie can work on the field workplace and benefit from the clear two-week run.



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