Though the tastes of the society has evolved, a suspense, erotic film that promises loads of skin show still has its share of audiences. MURDER  was a game changer in this regard but many films later failed in this genre. Yet, these are seen as safe prospects and hence, they continue to be made. AKSAR 2 is a latest film that guarantees sex as well as thrill, just like its first part that released in 2006. So does AKSAR 2 manage to satisfy viewers or turns into a disappointing flick? Let’s analyse.
AKSAR 2’s biggest problem is that it’s dated in all respects. Director Ananth Narayan Mahadevan seems to be stuck in the 90s and hence, the film fails to impress. The first half is still bearable as one hopes that the story might take an intriguing and exciting turn. But the film falls completely flat in the second half. The entire plan made by Sheena and her gang doesn’t make any sense. It’s bewildering why Bachchan Singh (Mohit Madaan) gets involved in the whole madness when he was not going to get even a single rupee. Just to surprise viewers and add twists, the film goes in a total nonsense zone. In fact, the climax is difficult to comprehend and doesn’t make an iota of sense.
Narendra Bajaj’s story is silly. Sanjeev Puri’s screenplay is unexciting. A suspense thriller needs to be engaging and gripping. AKSAR 2, however is slow and replete with insipid moments. Sanjeev Puri’s dialogues however are fine at places.
Ananth Narayan Mahadevan’s direction is dated and doesn’t hold any appeal either for the multiplex audiences or even for the single screen audiences. The film is majorly promoted as an erotica but even the sex scenes are very few and far between. It’s shocking that on one hand, the director shines with films like GOUR HARI DASTAAN, DOCTOR RAKHMABAI, MEE SIDHUTAI SAPKAL etc and on the other hand, he makes a mockery of himself with THE XPOSE and now AKSAR 2.
Zareen Khan is strictly okay and though she is sizzling, it’s done just for the heck of it. She tries to be the female Emraan Hashmi but it doesn’t work for her. Performance-wise, she doesn’t give her best shot. Gautam Rode looks dashing but his performance leaves a lot to be desired. He’s shockingly hardly there in the second half. Abhinav Shukla tries too hard and looks too stylish for his character. Mohit Madaan is the best of the lot, especially when his character gets prominence. Lillete Dubey is decent. S Sreesanth (Gaurav), Rushad Rana (banker) and Denzil Smith (assassin) are strictly alright.
Maneesh Bhatt’s cinematography is fair but one can make out that the airport and monorail scenes have been shot using digital camera or Go Pro and it is quite visible. Allan Amin’s action is average. Muneesh Suppel’s production design is rich while Jeetendra Shah’s editing is fine.
On the whole, AKSAR 2 is a poor show all the way. It neither has enough sex nor thrill.
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