Movie: The Shaukeens
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor, Piyush Mishra, Lisa Haydon
Director: Abhishek Sharma
Claps for: 'The three young at heart citizens & Kareena Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, Suniel Shetty and Dimple Kapadia for their entertaining cameos towards the end!
Slaps for: Songs like 'Ishq Kutta Hai'
Popcorn refill: During the interval
Story : This is a story of three men who take a trip to Mauritius in a bid to have fun and leave behind their ordinary lives back home. They then meet young and 'happening' Ahana (Lisa Haydon), who is ready to do practically anything to meet the superstar of her dreams Akshay Kumar. Trying their best to please her then becomes their main motto.
Performances: Akshay Kumar was great whenever he came on-screen. Anupam Kher was as usual in his element and giving the best of his talent to bring out the required character on-screen. Annu Kapoor gave an entertaining performance and fit his role perfectly well. Special Claps to Piyush Mishra for playing his character with so much ease, even a simple dialogue by him can make you laugh. Lisa Haydon was decent in her performance and looked sizzling in semi beach wear.
Direction: Abhishek Sharma managed to make this film quite entertaining and humorous without an overdose of masala. His skills prove that Bollywood can very well do without slapstick comedy and still be entertaining. He builds up the story and will have you glued to the film through most parts. The director succeeds in presenting us with a film which could have us just sit back and enjoy.
Combo-on-offer: This film offers you the following combo-
Akshay Kumar + Three men that do their best to entertain you+ A glamorous Lisa Haydon= Everything in the right amount
Final Verdict: We give this film Claps for entertaining us without being over-the-top.