As “Baaghi” opens, Tiger Schroff as Ronnie is balancing his whole body weight by his index finger and thumb – an incredible feat. In flashback we learn that Ronnie is an arrogant and rebellious young man. His worried father sends him to a former army buddy who is now Grandmaster Shifuji Shaurya Bharadwaj at an academy in Kerala teaching the ancient martial art form of Kalaripayattu. Kalari involves the discipline of kicking, spinning, punching and chopping for self-defense. Tiger excels here – no body doubles – and his moves are flawless. He is the Bollywood action star of the future. » Read more..
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This is a movie you could take one of two ways: you could dismiss it or you can enjoy it. I really enjoyed it. The story has been told before, as a matter of fact, I thought the dance competition was similar Farah Khan’s “Happy New Year” but without the heist and with way better dancers. But its summer and who wants to think too much – I was thoroughly entertained.
Guru (Sidharth Malhotra) is a young thug who was traumatized when his parents were murdered in front of him at the age of eight. Prone to violence, Guru is working as an enforcer for a gangster, when he lands in jail. Aisha (Shraddha Kapoor) sees him being beaten by policemen. Being a compassionate person, her heart goes out to him, and when he is released, she tries to help him. Aisha believes that if you are in pain, you will find healing if you help someone else in pain. As Guru gets to know her, he realizes that she is dying of a terminal disease. He decides to help her fulfill the final wishes she has written in her diary. So, as they fall in love and marry, she pulls him from the darkness into the light.
Rakesh (Riteish Deshmukh) is a middle-class family man. Stuck in a dead-end job and humiliated at work, he feels like he is being squeezed between the lower class and the upper class in society. Rakesh’s frustration is » Read more..