Bollywood has pulled of every genre till yet, and this 2017 thriller Ittefaq is no less. Starring the best actors of the industry, Sidharth Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha and Akshaye Khanna this movie will leave you guessing till the very end.
Dev (Akshaye Khanna), a police officer, is investigating a double murder case that has only two witnesses, who are also the prime suspects. The suspects - Vikram (Sidharth Malhotra), an acclaimed writer, and Maya (Sonakshi Sinha), a young homemaker, have different narratives about the events of that fateful night. Both the stories seem true but there can only be one truth. Dev is torn between the two versions of the story, and will not settle till he finds out what happened that night.
Grandson of BR Chopra, Abhay Chopra has beautifully adapted the 1969 version of Rajesh Khanna's film with the same name. He wants you to keep guessing what's going to happen but then he also proves you wrong. Moving on to the star cast, Sidharth Malhotra speaks with his eyes, with enough chances to roar in this one. Same goes for Sonakshi, as she correctly fits in her character and leaves us speechless with her emotions.
Both their stories were convincing as why they are telling the truth but the makers tells us why both can lie. Saving the best for the last, Akshaye Khanna absolutely nails it. Though there is a lot of guessing work in this film, there was no doubt with Akshaye's role as a cop. All his moments were on-point, with some crazy punch lines.
The movie is filled with moments that you will remember Abhay Chopra, some might call this his best work! He has added a gem in the list of best thrillers of Bollywood. Moreover, like every thriller requires haunting background music, this one has the best ones! The music compliments thrilling scenes which help in building up the suspense.
Directed by Abhay Chopra, we would give 7/10 to this one. Now hurry! You should watch Ittefaq as soon as possible because you surely don't want spoilers ruining this one for you.