Vikram Vedha, yet another remake of a south Indian blockbuster, demonstrates that character development and plot complexity need not necessarily be sacrificed while writing a crowd-pleasing or mass-market entertainment.
The Directional team of Gayatri-Pushkar, who also wrote and directed the original, based their film on the mythical story of Vikram and Betaal. The film was released on September 30. Inspired by the Indian folktale Baital Pachisi, the film tells the story of Vikram, a police inspector who sets out to track down and kill Vedha, a gangster. After Vedha voluntarily surrenders himself, he tells Vikram three stories which change his perceptions of good and evil.
They changed the folktale character intelligent, incorruptible king Vikram into an honest police officer named Vikram (Saif Ali Khan), who only sees the world in black and white. The cunning ghost transforms into the notorious mobster Vedha (Hrithik Roshan), who defies the law virtually every day. Vedha tries the law enforcer’s morality by sharing stories from his life that touch on the fine line between crime and punishment.
After competing with the multi-starrer movie Ponniyin Selvan: I, the action-thriller remake starring Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan managed to gross almost Rs 11 crore on its opening day. After watching the movie, fans posted their thoughts on social media. Here are some reviews for the movie if you intend to watch it.
Vikram Vedha Twitter Review:
Most of the reviews regarding the film were negative. But people love the concept and looks of the actor. Story telling wise and overall film aura did not appeal audience. Here are few reviews by netizens.
A user remarked,”There are so many people who havenot watched south Vikram Vedha. Vikram Vedha South movie and majority of people in south have watched already … Still there is superb response from south for Vikram Vedha remake, south films are working because they appreciate good work.”
A user tweeted, “Really awesome, Hritik looks and action too good”
Another user wrote,”The movie is good. Watched it myself yesterday.”
Netizen wrote. “Instead of watching this, go for Ponniyan Selvan and watch our the chapter from our glorious history. Take your kids specially.”
“Lol can’t match the level of Vijay setupati and madhvan u watch Hrithik first then original Vikram vedha on hotstar u will be mesmerized even though it’s Hindi dubbed . Moreover Bhojpuri accent looks again fake on Hritik,” said a user.
Another user tweeted, “Ye Bekar acting dekhne se accha mein Orignal VikramVedha MX player pe Hindi mein dekh lu….
Netizens gave the movie mixed reviews. In my perspective, watch and make your own judgement.
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