Karan Johar movies may have set the benchmark for the portrayal of glamorous lifestyles but they also unfailingly offer a kaleidoscope of emotions. The latest release of the 44-year-old director - 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' - has successfully managed to touch the hearts of the audience with its interesting storyline and brilliant performances.
The plot revolves around MBA student Ayan (Ranbir Kapoor) who bumps into Alizeh (Anushka Sharma) at a party. And they feel the sparks and decide to pursue their friendship forward. As expected, both Ranbir and Anushka belong to wealthy families – the jet set tribe. Despite all the Bollywood cliches, 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' makes a positive impression on the viewers from the opening scene.
The first half of the flick is super-high on the entertainment quotient. Some sequences are hilarious enough to make you go ROFL. You will be amazed to know that after delivering a dry run at the Box Office, Ranbir is now back to spectacular form and 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' is the proof. In some sequence, he doesn't even require any dialogues to make an impact on the viewers. His versatile expressions were enough to make the audience understand the intensity of the moment.
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If we talk about Anushka Sharma, then it wouldn't be wrong to say that 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' is another feather in her cap. We already know that she is a brilliant actress. With ADHM, she has pushed the bar a mile further. Her dialogue delivery is exceptional and effortless.
Sadly, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is not there throughout the movie. She makes her first appearance in the second-half and takes control of the script. Every look of Aishwarya is spilling glamour all over the screen. What makes 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' more interesting is the sensual electricity that Ranbir and Aishwarya produce with their romance.
The second-half of the movie is high on emotions and intense drama. This also dampens the flow which the movie gained in its first-half.
Huge credit must also be given to the casting of 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' as every actor fits in the shoes of its character perfectly.
'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' once again makes the audience realise that Karan Johar is irreplaceable in Bollywood. The way he portrays love, friendship and heartbreak is truly commendable. 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' is a borderline practical and relatable love story. Karan has made the audience connect with the script and characters by smartly using dialogues.
'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' Is turning out to be the best music album of this year. Therefore, you can't ignore the popularity of its music videos. It will prove to be a major factor in dragging the audiences to the cinema halls.
'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' is flooded with cameos. Lisa Haydon has surpassed all her roles by delivering a hilarious performance in this film. Alia Bhatt and Imran Abbas will also be seen making delightful appearances. the man of the hour - Fawad Khan - takes the hotness quotient sky high.
'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' puts forward friendship before anything else. It will also make you realise the power of one-sided love. A classic Karan Johar film, 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' is the outing that your family deserves this Diwali. It will make you laugh, it will make you cry and, most importantly, it will make you celebrate life.