One of the most awaited films of the year ‘Kung Fu Yoga,’ which stars Jackie Chan, Sonu Sood, Disha Patani and Amyra Dastur, is finally here. It is one of those movies that you will really enjoy watching but just when you get all geared up for an exciting end, you’re in for some Bollywood level disappointment. The movie keeps you hooked to the screens till the very end. It has a little of everything you want in an entertaining film – history, drama, action, adventure and laughter. Thankfully, there are no hardcore Bollywood romantic scenes or kisses in the film.
The first half of the film is shot in China and Dubai. There is a crazy car chasing sequence that will remind you of Rohit Shetty films. Because cars getting smashed for no reason, obviously. And let me tell you, there is more Kung Fu than Yoga in the film, all the three actors have given their best performances in it. The first half will keep you engaged. We wouldn’t say mind-blowing but it was definitely not cringeworthy or OTT.
Disha Patani gives her best performance in ‘Kung Fu Yoga.’ Since the first half of the film takes place in China and Dubai, everyone is wearing normal modern clothes. The second half of the movie is in India and suddenly, Disha and her assistant in the film look like they are going to model for a wedding jewellery brand. The second half will somewhere remind you a little of the ‘90s show, ‘Legends Of The Hidden Temple.’
The film is packed with action. If you are a Jackie Chan fan, you should surely watch this film. The film is also visually good and there is humour at the right places. The second half of the film will literally make you nostalgic if you are a ‘90s kid who loved the idea of solving crimes or puzzles or if you loved watching those game shows on television where participants would have to unlock mysteries to find the hidden treasure. Thankfully, there are no unnecessary songs or romantic scenes in the film and it focuses on the plot completely.
Just when you think the movie is not a disappointment and will definitely have a mind-blowing end to it, you are woken up from that dream. The film ends with people dancing in a temple (good guys and bad guys) and the song doesn’t seem to end. Jackie tries some Bollywood moves which will make you laugh but it’s not the end that I had hoped for. The bad guy (Sonu Sood) becomes the good guy and everyone celebrates. Also, Disha plays a strong woman who has the ability to defend herself and fight men but is constantly seen calling Jackie for help. It is a little distracting from Jackie’s amazing Kung Fu moves. It’s not a film that you must watch but if you do, you’ll definitely enjoy it. It’s a must watch only if you’re a Jackie Chan fan.
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