It will make you feel brainless...

Ten minutes into the film and Sheila Ki Jawani, the only thing that could possibly make you sit through the movie gets done. What more is left to watch in this brainless comedy (apparently)? To tell in short in Tees Maar Khan's trademark style of dialogue delivery, Akshay Kumar se zara hatke comedy expect karna aur Akshaye Khanna se kuch bhi expect karna bekaar hain. Tees Maar Khan doesn't even guarantee thirty good laughs in its three hour runtime.


The story of "Tees Maar Khan" is about a gangster, Tabrez Mirza Khan (Akshay Kumar) better known as Tees Maar Khan (TMK), a conman who is shameless and ruthless while he goes along cheating, conning and stealing. He is also known as a Half Robin Hood because he steals from the rich but does not give anything to the poor. Tees Maar Khan is helped by his 3 gang members Dollar, Soda and Burger who are a part of his regular con activities. One day he gets an opportunity of a lifetime as international antique smugglers, the Johri Brothers (Rajiv and Raghu), offer him a job to rob priceless antiques on a train worth over Rs. 500 crores, which were earlier, seized by the police. The rest of the movie goes to portray how TMK gets a superstar Atish Kapoor (Akshaye Khanna) who is obsessed with the idea of winning an Oscar, his wannabe girlfriend Anya Khan (Katrina Kaif) and the entire population of a small village together, to execute his totally bizarre plan to rob the antiques from the train.


Akshay Kumar steals the show with his outstanding skills especially his reactions and expressions. He has gone one step ahead of his previous slapstick comedy movies. Katrina is portrayed as a mere brainless beauty doll in the movie who appears only for songs and a few cheesy scenes. This film will be remembered for its funny moments and the characterization of all the actors who appear on-screen. Each and every character in the movie has his or her peculiarities and has a distinct identity. The added ingredients are cameos from Anil kapoor and Salman Khan. Too much of a good thing may also be a problem as some of the dialogues are stereotype and the second half is a bit slow compared to the first. P.S. Vinod does his job perfectly. Among the songs it's the title track Sheila Ki Jawaani which is hummable whilst the others are not up to the mark. Next to the director, the writers plays a major part in this movie. Shirish Kunder has given a decent script which tickles our bone, but not as often as we would have liked. He has also done most of the initial editing and is responsible for the background score as well.


Farah Khan delivers whatever is expected of her. However, please do note - Leave your sensibilities and your logic at home and then definitely go see and enjoy this film.


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