When it comes to Bollywood star Salman Khan, the transaction course is clearly mapped out in advance – Trash for Cash.
Salman’s trash for your cash.
Trash.Guaranteed, when it comes to Salman ‘flop‘ Khan’s movies.
Folks, true to form Salman Khan delivers another dud in Veer.
What’s new, eh?
A lengthy bore, Veer is yet another Bollywood movie that ought not to have ever been made. The very idea should have been consigned to the trash-bin.
Alas, tis’ a cruel world we live in and, instead, we’re subjected to a mind-numbing 2 hours and 35-minutes of one of the dullest movies we ever watched on the big screen.
Pindaris – A Bheekari Story
Set in the late 19th century, Veer centers around the warrior clan of Pindaris who were supposedly a force to reckon with in parts of North India.
Veer (Salman Khan) is the son of a Pindari chieftain Prithvi (yesteryear disco dancer Mithun Chakravarthy), who was once treacherously deceived by the local King of Madhavgarh.
A treachery that cost the Pindaris the lives of 4,500 of their brave ones and the evil King his right arm.
And thus goes on – yawn, yawn – the revenge tale.
In yet another hideous role, Jackie Shroff plays the villainous king, who has cast in his lot with the cunning British occupiers of India.
Occupiers and plunderers who have conquered the land with their divide et impera policies.
What drags down the movie into the gutter is the absolutely boring story that has not even a single riveting moment.
Apparently, the stupid story was scripted by Salman Khan. Well, are you surprised?
Zarine Khan – Alright
Newbie Zarine Khan is cast as Yashodhara, the daughter of the bad king and the love interest of Veer.
Say what you will about this Mumbai girl’s weight, we found the buxom babe voluptuous.
We also think Zarine Khan did a fairly decent job on the acting front considering it’s her first film.
Clown as Hero
Salman Khan is, as usual, mediocre in the film.
Whether fighting his father in mock battles or serious battles (at the end), romancing the girl, in the confrontation with the British teacher in London, beating up the bad guys in London et al Salman looks like a clown inadvertently cast as hero.
In all of the key confrontations (with the teacher, with his father and with Yashodara), Salman Khan is found wanting. And badly.
What a shame that even after scores of films, Salman Khan still hasn’t scaled the heights of the acting ladder.
As usual, Sohail Khan plays the joker second fiddle (brother in this instance) to his real-life brother Salman Khan.
The photography was alright but not mindblowing.
None of the songs have any magic.
As we left the Regal theatre, we couldn’t remember the tunes of a single song.
Bad news travels fast, right?
There were just four people for the opening show of Veer at the Regal theatre in New Jersey.
Pitiful, isn’t it?
Guys, unless you are completely bereft of your senses Veer is another sophomoric Salman Khan film that begs to be shown the middle finger.
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