After Wanted and Dabangg, Salman Khan is back with yet another release this Eid festive season. His latest movie Bodyguard is his usual masala entertainer film, but director Siddique seems to have grown beyond Salman's limits. The film is sure to rock the family audience with its simple and captivating story.
Bodyguard is remake of Malayalam movie with the same name, which is a romantic-action film. Salman Khan's rocking performance is the main attraction of the movie. Rajat Rawail's comedy timings, Himesh Reshammiya and Pritam's music, Sejal Shah's cinematography, Vijayan's action sequences and beautiful costumes and act direction are the other highlights of the film.
The movie Bodyguard has simple and engaging story that is relatable. Nothing much happens in the first half of the film and it runs with a routine Bollywood masala. But the movie turns serious with a twist at the end of the first half. Siddique has shown the best part of the film in the second half. The film has an unexpected twist in the pre-climax, which is completely shocking.
Lovely Singh [Salman Khan] is very punctual and perfect guy in his duties. He is becomes a bodyguard for Divya [Kareena Kapoor], who is the daughter of a business tycoon named Sartaj Rana [Raj Babbar]. He follows her to her college campus, but soon he becomes a menace for her with his over-protective nature. In bid to avoid him, Divya makes up a fake lover, who falls in love with 'private number'. Who is that girl? Is she really in love with him? Will he gets his true love in her? All these questions are answered in the climax.
With Bodyguard, Salman Khan has returned to a genre he started out with love story. He emotes well in sentimental sequences and he surely rocks the viewers in action, music and comedy sequences. Kareena Kapoor has a tailor-made role and she has really used it to show her acting skills. Rajat Rawail provides perfect comedy timings. Aditya Pancholi, Raj Babbar, Mahesh Manjrekar, Hazel Keech, Asrani and Vidya Sinha have delivered their best to suit their respective roles.
Himesh Reshammiya and Pritam's soundtracks are major highlights in the technical front and they fit well with the genre. The title track and 'Teri Meri...' are sure to rock the audience. Sandeep Shirodkar's background score is also good. Sejal Shah's camera work is the other attraction in the technical stuff. Vijayan's stunts are stylish and Sanjay Sankla's editing is also commendable.
Overall, Bodyguard is a good masala entertainer and it can be a perfect time-passer for this Eid and Ganesh festive seasons. Salman's fans should not miss to watch this movie.
Producer: Atul Agnihotri, Alvira Agnihotri, Reliance Entertainment
Cast: Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Raj Babbar, Hazel Keech, Mahesh Manjrekar, Asrani and Vidya Sinha
Music: Himesh Reshammiya, Pritam and Sandeep Shirodkar