film, with the hallmark song-and-dance numbers excised to focus on high-speed action sequences instead. We get the Hindi cut in Dubai cinemas this week – Ratner’s ‘remix’ is said to follow next week.
From the trailer, the latter has all the makings of a bad movie classic. The mismatched-lovers-on-the-run premise strings together silly set pieces featuring cartoon baddies and godawful ‘lost in translation’ exchanges between the English-speaking Indian hero (Bollywood hunk Hrithik Roshan) and a Spanish-spouting Mexican beauty (Barbara Mori). We can’t help but think it’ll be tough to ‘get’ Bollywood, an almost pantomime-like medium, without the songs. Still, it’s an interesting idea, which is why we plan to check out both films.
|Genre:||Action, Romance, Thriller|
|Stars:||Hrithik Roshan, Bárbara Mori, Steven Michael Quezada, Kabir Bedi, Luce Rains, Kangana Ranaut, Nicholas Brown, Anand Tiwari, Jamie Haqqani, Dave Colon, Ivan Brutsche|