Kismat Konnection


Shahid Kapoor and Vidya BalanThe questions that surround Kismat Konnection are whether it would prove another disaster of the year like Tashan, Love Story 2050, Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic, whether Shahid who has been frequently compared with Shahrukh Khan would able to live up to the expectation of the people, how Shahid and Vidya would look on-screen since their making love story has created high curiosity in the mind of the people and since it an offering of director , anticipation in the mind of the people is high. All this and many more angles have made special and a must watch film. The next question that arises is whether has been able to fulfill all the requisites, the answer would definitely be positive. 

is a feel good story. It is light hearted movie and in a very straight way connects to the heart and soul of the viewers. The specialty of is that he conveys the message in a very simple way and does not allow one to put pressure in his mind. The incidents are the most happening one and you can correlate yourself with the scenes. A simple story told in more than a simple way. It is not at all over loaded with heavy and breath-taking events. The exotic locales of Canada are a treat for the eyes and Shahid-Vidya’s combination has a mesmerizing effect. 

It is a story of Raj Malhotra (Shahid Kapoor) and his lucky charm Priya (). He by chance happens to meet with his fortune one day and from that day his Kismat started shining. He was a university topper but struggling for five years to establish in life and prove his potential. Fortune teller, Haseena Banu Jaan played by informed him about his lucky mascot and when Shahid discovered her by luck; his destiny suddenly took a u-turn. Opportunities knocked his door and he was appointed by Mr Gill (Om Puri) to work in a building construction company and got a contract to build up a shopping mall. Raj impressed Mr Gill through his brainpower and he was immediately absorbed. But he has to face professional tussle with Dave (Manoj Bohra).   

Incidentally, the shopping mall happens to be on the same place where Priya runs a Community Centre for destitution. Raj through his intelligence and knowledge not only been able to save the community center but gradually develops a soft corner for Priya.  To add another interesting facet, Mirza had input a love triangle. Amit Verma is the man in question who plays Priya’s fiancée. Finally, it is Raj who gets Priya and as usual they have a happy ending.  

Speaking about the performances, Shahid Kapoor is top-notch. He has showed his maturity in acting. His acting is free flow and shows us a reflection of young Shahrukh. He is a genuine actor who has a better knowledge of performing. is superb. She is of first-rate. She has given her best and she dazzles with Shahid. Long time experience in acting arena clearly reflected in Om Puri’s performance. Hats off to him. Manoj Bohra has done full justice to his role. He acted very well. has played her part well.  

Speaking about other departments like choreography, cinematography, music and direction, we can say that Ahmed Khan’s choreography is breath-taking. Shahid is a good dancer and he had made full use of his dancing talent. Music by Pritam is pleasing to the ears. Cinematography is superlative. Director has again showed that he has the capability to make simple things big.  

On the whole, watching is worthy and you will have a feel good experience. It is a flavor of the season and it is expected to do a pleasant business at the box office. Since it is not collided with the release dates of any other film, Kismat Konnection will shine bright in the coming weekends and as it has an NRI appeal, the film is expected to do a fine business at overseas.