Dhoom 3 is a 'Movie Par Excellence' in just one sentence. It will break all existing box office records and that is foregone conclusion. Rest is upto to audiences to show the necessary love it deserves. Now coming to Movie Review of Dhoom 3. There is a lot riding for one of the biggest franchise series made in Bollywood. One enters the theater with lots of expectation for the film and returns with 100% gratification. Yes, there will be cynics who will say film has gravity defying stunts, fictitious gadgets, but that is what we want in a Dhoom series or not? So, those who want brutally realistic movie can avoid this. For rest who love Entertainment, Actions and Emotions must see this film.
Dhoom 3 story is about Iqbal Haroon Khan (Jackie Shroff) and his son Sahir Khan (Aamir Khan). Iqbal runs The Great Indian Circus and he is in debt for which Western Bank of Chicago is running after him to shut the Circus forever. However Iqbal tries to save the Circus, but fails totally and finally decide to end his life. Seeing his father committing suicide in front of his eyes, Sahir gets the shock of his life. He plans to take revenge from the bank and thus converts into a thief and steals money from different location of Western Bank of Chicago. Sahir also on other hand manages to re-create the Great Indian Circus which was earlier run by his father. Aaliya (Katrina Kaif) is an acrobat diva and she works in Great Indian Circus which is opened again by Sahir. Chicago Police being unable to hunt down the bank thief, seek help of Inspector Jai Dixit (Abhishek Bachchan) and Ali Akbar (Uday Chopra), who are called from India to support them. From then on one up-manship starts between Sahir and Jai-Ali. Will Sahir be able to escape from the trap of Jai Dixit or Jai will catch him red-handed? Will love blossom between Sahir and Aaliya? This is the rest of the story.
Coming to film first half it is action packed from start to finish. There is emotional scenes between father and son relationship. There are bank robberies and a lot of bike stunts. Plus a lot of twist and turn. Second half is more about the one up-manship between Jai-Ali and Sahir. Also there is a romantic angle that goes on simultaneously between Sahir and Aaliya. Both halves are excellent with literally no loo break. Even the songs which comes in the film are situational and one would attach to the screen to watch it. Special praise must be given to the song 'Malang' which is a grandeur extravaganza.
Coming to performance, Aamir Khan is class apart. He delivers yet again outstanding performance and it is one of his best till date. He flexes muscles like never before, emote lots of emotion and above all rides Superbikes in style. He looks dashing and ravishing in the bowler hat. Abhishek Bachchan is revelation in the film. He delivers his best performance till date and definitely his best in a Dhoom franchise. He makes his presence felt in the film despite a stature like Aamir Khan and matches him screen to screen. Uday Chopra is lovable and fun filled. His performance is first rated and keep alive the Ali part well. Katrina Kaif is stunner as Aaliya. She looks hot and sexy in the film. Displays picture perfect figure. She dances like a dream specially in 'Kamli'. And emote well her part featured with Aamir Khan. Jackir Shroff is excellent in his short presence in the film and plays his part well.
Verdict - Dhoom 3 rides on slick action, style, bikes, lots of emotion, lots of hard work and power packed acting from lead stars. Story is well written. Direction is excellent. Music is ok and matches to the situation. Being a Dhoom franchise and Aamir Khan starrer, film will take Historic Opening at box office. Plus, it has good content which will make it sustainable for long run. With Christmas and New Year Eve as added benefit, film should break all box office records and set some very tough benchmark which will be tough to break in coming days.
Those who love Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Uday Chopra or Dhoom Franchise, must watch this film. Those who don't also watch this flick as such films are seldom made. It is a perfect amalgam of Entertainment, Emotions and Style. You might miss a gem! Finally, 'Bande Hain Hum Uske, Hum Pe Kiska Zor, Ummedon Ke Suraj, Nikle Charon Aur..... Irade Hain Fauladi, Himati Har Kadam, Apne Haathon Kismat Likhne, Aaj Chale Hain Hum..... Dhoom Machale!' Mega Blockbuster on the way!
Ratings - 4.5/5. This Year is Definitely Going to End with a Dhoom!