‘Student Of The Year’ style statement: Different or conventional?

Very rarely does Bollywood experiment with something that goes beyond the stereotypical. And as we take a look at the SOTY promos, we wonder what’s unusual about the characters that have been portra

Posted Thu, August 16, 2012 3:54pm IST

As three immensely good looking actors make their debut in Student Of The Year this October, we take a look at the kind of fashion they have sported in the movie

Very rarely does Bollywood experiment with something that goes beyond the stereotypical. And as we take a look at the SOTY promos, we wonder what’s unusual about the characters that have been portrayed in the movie. The same guy-next-door, the quintessential hot stud and the snooty babe – haven’t we seen them in a plethora of other Hindi movies before? And as we describe their clichéd characteristics, we think even their style statements are way too predictable. So while popular youth-oriented films like Main Hoon Naa, Kuch Kuch Hota Hain and Mohabbatein started a style revolution in Bollywood, more recent ones like F.A.L.T.U and Always Kabhi Kabhi have fallen flat on their wannabe-fashionable faces. And one of the reasons could be that the characters weren’t powerful enough to give that much needed edge to the style they showcased in the films. So while we aren’t quite sure if the kids in SOTY can manage to imprint a fashion statement in our heads – the way SRK did by influencing us to buy counterfeits of his tight lycra T-shirts – we wait to see if KJo and the three kids can prove us wrong…

 

 

 

 

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