Ittefaq


Ittefaq’ helmed by Abhay Chopra and starring Sonakshi Sinha, Sidharth Malhotra and Akshaye Khanna in the pivotal role is a classy watch. The twists and turns of the film are smart enough to blow their thinking process.

The film brings ‘alive’ the 1969 classic psychological thriller drama of the same name helmed by Yash Chopra which starred Rajesh Khanna and Nanda in the male role. The modern day ‘Ittefaq’ is cooked with modern technology and induced smart murder plan. It is visually very attractive and its cracking mystery will catch your attention.

The story of ‘Ittefaq’ encircles around the death of respective spouses, Siddharth Malhotra’s wife and Sonakshi Sinha’s husband. Akshaye Khanna was entrusted with the task of solving the two twisted and hard to solve murder mystery. Police commissioner gave Akshaye three days time to crack the murder mystery. With that starts several rounds of hard-core interrogation and takes the suspects to the level of frustration.

Sidharth Malhotra is a bestselling writer named Vikram. He has just landed in Mumbai with his publisher-wife Katherine (Kimberley Louise McBeath) to launch his third novel. Who knows Vikram’s life would take a u-turn once he landed in Mumbai. In an unfortunate night, his wife was spotted in a pool of blood. Vikram turned to be the main suspect. Then the process of questioning starts and he has been successful in slipping the cop.

While he was chased by Mumbai police, he barged into Maya Sinha (Sonakshi)’s residence and seeks her help. Co-incidentally, police discovered a corpse at Maya's residence and it was of her lawyer-husband Shekhar Sinha slipped away in one of the rooms.

The duo murder case gave the police department a serious and complicated task to crack down. What unfolded next and who are the real culprits behind the two rigorous murder forms the rest of the story.

The UPS of ‘Ittefaq’ is the numerous and interesting twists and the turns.

Director Abhay Chopra has beautifully helmed the situations and has been able to generate curiosity. The plot is catchy

Speaking about the casting, Sidharth Malhotra was fabulous and has been able to give out the perfect expression. Akshaye Khanna is back after a hiatus and he is a delight to watch. He nails perfection in portraying his character.

Sonakshi Sinha is amazingly natural in giving out the tension and fear.

The background music fails miserably to create the impact.

In the nutshell, ‘Ittefaq’ is a delightful watch which leaves you spellbound.