film opens on Captain Vikramjit Singh (Bobby Deol) who sacrifices
his life in order to save his fellow ship mates when his warship goes
down after a torpedo attack.
occurs in his father's (Amitabh Bachchan) presence who was also
onboard at that time.
son, Kunal (a character also played by Bobby), grows up to join
the army as per his grandfather's wishes.
posted in Jaisalmer, Kunal's interests are not at all in his work.
Mischievous and full of pranks, he is spoilt by the army doctor,
Sakshi (Sandali Sinha), who happens to be secretly in love with
him but is unable to say so.
one of his pranks, Kunal's eyes falls on Shweta (Divya Khosla).
He immediately looses his heart to her.
a flashback, we learn that on her wedding night, Shweta 's husband,
Rajeev (Akshay Kumar) was called away on duty. He has gone missing
for 2 years, presumed dead.
after much thought, she accepts Kunal's proposal whilst he is leaving
for the frontline.
just at this point in time, Rajeev makes a surprised comeback into
Shweta's life. They celebrate their much delayed honeymoon.
here on, the film moves to the frontline and then shifts to the
mission - the Amarnath Yatra where the terrorists are prepared to
sabotage the religious celebrations.
But with the joint efforts of Indian and Pakistani intelligence,
our heroes manage to capture the terrorists.
in all Anil Sharma movies, the song sequences are filmed on a grand
and colourful scale involving loads of extras. Coupled with melodious
music, this provides a great impact on the big screen.
the film deserves praise especially the scenes when the worship
gets hit and is about to sink in the deep ocean.
Bachchan plays his part well as the grandfather who wants to see
his grandson carry on with his father's ambition and legacy.
Kumar proves that he is a versatile actor. Having seen him in this
year's Mujhse Shaadi Karoge, he plays a totally different
character in Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo.
the film belongs to Bobby Deol who manages to keep you engrossed
Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo provides good entertainment
if you are looking for escapist cinema after Veer Zaara.
by Manish Gajjar