Expectations attached to Ashutosh Gowarikar’s Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey starring Abhishek Bachchan and Deepika Padukone were really high. But despite the film’s patriotic theme and star-cast, it is all set to tank without a trace. On its opening day, it has got merely 15 to 20 percent response and going by audience response,chances of the collections picking up over the weekend via word-of-mouth publicity aren’t bright either.
So what really went wrong ?? Some experts/critics pointed out that the movie is very dry and drab and it failed miserably in arousing patriotic feelings amongst its audience. The dialogue is not soul-stirring and the music too doesn’t help. Also the duration of movie (close to 3 hours, far too many for Youngistaan) was a concern among viewers. The sluggish pace at which movie progresses in first half also worked against the movie. May be Ashutosh didn’t learn his lesson last time around, after the debacle of “What’s Your Rashee?”. No wonder, Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey too is going to meet the same fate and be declared as a flop !!
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