It’s official. It’s a reunion. Bang Bang.
Hrithik returns with Katrina Kaif to the big screen after the mega-successes of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Agneepath with Bang Bang, the remake of Knight and Day (2010, with Cruise-Control and Cameron Diaz)… Outch. I was hoping for something more original…Hey Bollywood, Siddharth Anand, please! not ANOTHER REMAKE!!!
Having blurted that out, sometimes Indian remakes are extraordinarily entertaining. John Abraham and Nana Patekar’s killer chemistry and the pace of Taxi no 9211, the remake of Changing Lanes (starring Ben Affleck and Samuel Jackson) was much more edgy and interesting than the original.
Siddharth Anand has roped in Hollywood’s famous action Conrad Palmisano, who has choreographed and coordinated the beautiful stunts in Salman Khan’s Ek Tha Tiger for his new venture. Siddharth is much better known in the romance department. He has directed Anjaana Anjaani (2010), Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008), TaRaRumPum (2007) okay, a bit of race car drivie here, and Salaam Namaste (2005). I enjoyed all these movies and I am looking forward to his debut in the category ‘action’
It has been already wildly speculated if we will see Hrithik and Katrina liplock in BangBang. Oh, Salman, relax, it’s just acting!! But I hear we’ll be disappointed in this regard. (and I can’t remember Diaz kissing CruiseControl in Knight and Day. Do you?) So we’ll have to see where Siddharth is taking us romantically. One thing is sure: Katrina and Hrithik make a filmi dream-pair! But we can’t say that too loud, Salman might hear us :-)