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India’s Most Wanted celeb review: Abhishek Bachchan calls film ‘taut and engaging’, Arjun Kapoor ‘simmering’

India’s Most Wanted celeb review: Abhishek Bachchan, Sujoy Ghosh and Bunty Walia, among others, had words of praise for Arjun Kapoor thriller.

bollywood Updated: May 20, 2019 16:08 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Arjun Kapoor,India’s Most Wanted,Abhishek Bachchan
India’s Most Wanted, which stars Arjun Kapoor in the lead role, has been directed by Raj Kumar Gupta.

Arjun Kapoor’s much touted India’s Most Wanted will hit the screens this week. Ahead of its release, some Bollywood celebs watched the film at a special screening on Sunday and had words of praise for it.

Taking to Twitter, Abhishek Bachchan, called the film “taut, edge-of-your-seat and very engaging” to watch and found Arjun Kapoor “simmering” with intensity. He wrote: “Really enjoyed watching #IndiasMostWanted. Taut, edge-of-your-seat and very engaging. Just as a thriller should be. @arjunk26 you were simmering. So nice to see films being made on our unsung heroes too. Well done Rajkumar and the entire cast and crew. Good luck at the movies.”

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Director Sujoy Ghosh watched the film and called it a ‘nice tight thriller’. He wrote: “i saw INDIA’S MOST WANTED last night. nice tight thriller. mazaa aa gaya.. and @arjunk26 is so real in the film... well done sir.... to you, raj, bodha, amit, dudley... super fun.”

Producer Bunty Walia wrote: “@arjunk26 @rajkumar_rkg #IndiasMostWanted ! KADAK! Pacy!to the point! Super performances by the cast! Arjun one of your best! Loved it!”

On May 17, a special screening of India’s Most Wanted was held for his friends and family members. Boney Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Anshula Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor, Mohit Marwah, Antara Motiwala, Myra Karn, Javed Akhtar, Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, Sanjay Kapoor, Maheep Kapoor, Malaika Arora and Malavika Mohanan attended the screening.

Sanjay, who is Arjun’s uncle, said: “I have loved all the movies of the director (Raj Kumar Gupta) and obviously Arjun (Kapoor) is there, so I am looking forward to the film. I think Raj Kumar Gupta’s last film Raid.”

Proud father Boney said: “It’s a really good film. Whatever I will say about the film, people will say that I am being partial, but the fact is that it’s a really different film and it has been made on a realistic level. It keeps you involved right till the end.”

India’s Most Wanted is about tracking a terrorist in a secret mission and arresting him without using bullets. The film will release on May 24.

(With IANS inputs)

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First Published: May 20, 2019 16:07 IST