Kites’s essential flaw is the story unfolding at a pace that’s too relaxed. One is certain this would have been a far better film with snappier editing. But then how many films do you see where you can remember the characters long after the film is done?
Linda and Jai’s love story unfolds predictably, but there’s a rebellious innocence to it that draws you.
Indeed, the film is at its most fun when we’re soaking in the playful chemistry between the two central characters.