Total Timepass Hai, Boss!
By Jaidev Hemmady, MovieTalkies.com, 16 October 2013
Boss Movie Review-In Short
A kind-hearted goon clashes with a ruthless cop to save his kid brother and bond with his estranged father.
Boss Movie Review-Verdict
Though the film seems to be an extension of earlier Akki flicks like Khiladi 786, fans of the actor are sure to have a great time.
Boss Movie Review-Story Plot
Surya a.k.a Boss (Akshay Kumar) is a kind-hearted goon, who was adopted by ‘Big Boss’ Tauji (Danny Denzongpa) years ago when the former saved the latter’s life.
When Surya’s estranged father Satyakant Shastri (Mithun Chakraborty) comes to his son to ask for his help in rescuing Shiv (Shiv Pandit), Satyakant’s younger son from the clutches of a ruthless cop Ayushman Thakur (Ronit Roy), the Boss sets out to do the needful.
It seems that Shiv had impersonated a cop and assaulted a corrupt politician’s son for misbehaving with Ayushman’s sister Ankita (Aditi Rao Hydari), thus incurring the wrath of Thakur, who is hand-in-glove with the corrupt politico.
Will the Boss be able to save his brother and mend fences with his father? Watch the film to find out.
Boss Movie Review-Performances
Let us inform you in advance that the film completely belongs to Akshay, despite the presence of veterans like Mithun and Danny. His easy charm and his rakish grin, not to mention his action scenes, will be a treat for all fans of the Khiladi. Shiv Pandit and Aditi Rao don’t have much to do, though Ronit Roy has proved once again that he is an actor worth his salt. As the primary antagonist, Ronit does a masterful job and his screen presence and menacing aura is worthy of applause. Govind Namdeo and Johnny Lever ensure chuckles as and when they come on screen.
Boss Movie Review-Direction
Anthony D'Souza’s Blue might have sunk without a trace, but with Boss, which is the remake of South hit Pokkiri Raja, the director manages to entertain without leading to much mental strain. In short, Boss is a masala flick and might remind you of earlier Akki films such as Khiladi 786 and Rowdy Rathore, but Akshay being a true Khiladi, the film won’t fail to score well with fans of the action-comedy genre. The humour is cheeky, the songs are fun (Honey Singh, take a bow) and the action is impressive.
Boss Movie Review-Final Word
If you love action-comedies and Akshay Kumar, then this Boss is always right’ for you!