Mallya (Suniel Shetty) and Rohan Poddar (Ajay Jadeja) are bossom
pals with different natures.
is a carefree sort of guy while Dev is a serious business tycoon.
meets Saanjh Mathur (Celina Jaitley), a painter by profession. She
falls head over heels in love with him due to his innocent and sweet
his pal, Dev, also falls in love with Saanjh. But
he is shocked to find, that an affair already exists between his
best friend and the lady.
film picks up momentum when Rohan is convicted for a murder he did
not commit and is sentenced to life imprisonment.
commissioner Ranvir Singh begins to investigate and finds that he
the case reopens, evidence reveals that Rohan has been framed.
happens next is what Khel (meaning the game) is all about.
initial reels of the film are easy going as we get to witness the
romance between Ajay and Celina.
scenes at the interval point holds much promise for a riveting second
this does happen.
we wish Bollywood directors would pay more attention to the screenplay.
making thrillers like Khel, there is no need for song sequences
as this mellows down the drama on screen.
having said that, Khel does live up to its name.
tension filled situations involving all the characters will have
you on the edge of your seat.
this film, we see Suniel Shetty playing a different character. Its
nice to see him in a subdued nature as compared to his usual macho
Deol and Ajay Devgan are their usual selves whilst Ajay Jedeja gives
a natural performance considering that he is a newcomer.
Khel is good escapist cinema which will appeal to the younger
by Manish Gajjar, BBC Shropshire’s Mr Bollywood.