14 May, 2021


An embarrassing cliché-ridden film, with corny songs that sound like elevator music, poor script and dialogues


Starring: Hrithik Roshan, Barbara Mori, Kangana Ranaut
Directed by Anurag Basu
Rating: *

India and the Indian have gone global and Rakesh Roshan wants a piece of it. More important, Roshan is determined to launch his son Hrithik’s international career, making him the brand ambassador of the new and shining India.

So in Roshan’s Kites, directed by Anurag Basu, we see Hrithik doing salsa, jumping over running trains, driving in one car-chase sequence after another, shooting guns, giving corny romantic glances, kissing and making out with the Mexican soap star Barbara Mori, and walking in the desert of Nevada, as if he was the last man alive. We see Hrithik’s chiselled hairless body, glowing as if he has had an oil massage and so many facial close ups that we can almost look inside his...

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