I know this is a cheesy title .But this is all I can come up with. I am contaminated right now with the cheesy hamy masala of the 80s and 90s that this film is. With dilagues like “Bank waloon tumhari aisi ki taisi “ , twin brother twists, retardation , circus and so on. I am not to be blamed.
This is a story about two kids who grow up to be two retarded clowns ,one a little more retarded than the other and thier retarded father Jackie shroff and the retarded circus that they own which has only one trick from the start to the end.Too much retardation at display but cant help it.
The film starts with typical masala scene where the kid is surrounded by adult goongs and he just beats them up (yes he does) and slowly runs and escapes and the goons just keep watching him admiring how he runs.This habit of watching and admiring is repeated n times in the film so its not an exception. Jackie shroff has taken some loan from a bank and he is unable to repay it. He tries to convince them by doing a magic trick copied from prestige but the bankers have seen that film so they are not impressed but Jackie is unhappy that they cant appreciate this indiansed version of the film and he commits suicide saying the dialogue which by now is cult ““Bank waloon tumhari aisi ki taisi “.
The kid grows up to be aamir who is introduced semi nude with his back which has flabs on the side waist.He is determined to bring this bank to bankruptcy to avenge his fathers badla and he keeps stealing money from it and throws it in the air everytime. May be he doesn’t know that bank has hard earned public deposit money, not just the owners money but its ok, he is a villain,so what if he is giving an excuse of his baap to justify his robbery. Then he does the tap dance which is only meant to embarrass him. It is neither needed nor expected from a two left feet dancer like aamir. Then abhishek bachan is introduced in a kind of OTT south stlye action that makes it clear that the makers of the film clearly are not fond of him and are hell bent on making him look bad. Aamir gets introduced in expensive bikes and poor abhishek is relegated to auto rickshaw intro. Poor guy has to make do with whats given and also has to share screen with his colleague uday chopra.For some reason they are sent to Chicago to catch the thief. I am still trying to find the reason.
Abhishek comes to Chicago and challenges aamir to rob the bank again on tv. Aamir comes , robs, goes away and abhishek is neither able to protect the bank nor is able to catch the thief, as usual.What can he do if he is given a role what iftekhar used to do as police in 70s and 80s? Police is there to stand and admire watching the thief run in slow motion. And aamir is given a bike that is like genie in bottle. It can turn into just about anything that he wants it to be (boat, plane anything). But abhishek manages to do one thing, hit a bullet on aamirs shoulder while chasing him.
But later when the police try to find the mark on aamirs body in the circus, they cant find it bcos that was his twin retarded brother who got hit and he is the big “secret” of aamirs circus. This is the intermission point.
I forgot to mention about kat but its understandable. Bcos that’s how insignificant her role is. She comes during the kamli song where aamir is auditioning for a gymnast dancer for his circus. The camera is on her face whenever she speaks and suddenly goes 2 km away whenever she performs any stunt. I don’t need to tell you why. This happens during all the complex gymnast moves in various scenes , songs etc. Kat disappears after this and comes only during songs. But I don’t mind any of this till a point. This is a dhoom film.
But I am not sure if its dhoom post intermission. It becomes tare zameen par, Govindas Jaan se pyaara (1992) and many other bad old films with the retarded twin brother angle. There are so many scenes of the retarded aamir and his brother scenes from childhood, his visits to amusement parks, songs/dream scenes with Katrina in retarded mode . This goes on and on without any point or purpose. Finally , after I think some 30 mins later , abhsihek and police decide to end this family melodrama. The showdown between aamir and abhishek happens with lathis in the day and age of guns.and yes as usual, abhsihek gets beaten up, aamir is about to kill him but lets him go so that he can act in dhoom 4.Then in the last scene, both the twins are surrounded and the police is wiling to let them live but the twins follow the footsteps of their father and commit suicide in slow motion by falling from a bridge with the bgm Bande hain hum uske.
In the final scenes, Abhishek justifies how aamir was right in making the bank bankrupt just bcos they expect repayment of loan from customer. Next time don’t go and complain to some Banking Ombudsman if the bank denies you a loan. They have reasons to say –“ Saale Customers, tumhari aisi ki taisi”Tags: Aamir Khan Abhishek Bachchan Dhoom 3 Katrina Kaif Member Reviews Reviews Uday Chopra