New Delhi: Many Bollywood stars have dared to pull the trigger on screen and play the notorious gangsters. From Sanjay Dutt to Vivek Oberoi, many actors have now stepped into the shoes of gangsters on screen and the latest to join the bandwagon is none other than John Abraham.
Playing the role of 70s infamous gangster Manya Surve, John Abraham will be seen in a new avatar in Sanjay Gupta's 'Shootout At Wadala'. Based on Hussain Zaidi's book 'Mumbai to Dongri', the film revolves around the story of a two gangs and their struggle for power.
A prequel to 2007 film 'Shootout At Lokhandwala', the film shows the first-registered encounter by Mumbai police. The film also stars Sonu Sood, Manoj Bajpayee, Tusshar and Kangana Ranaut in prominent roles.
Will John Abraham be able to justify the role of a gangster? Charu Thakur of IBNLive was inside the theatre to find that out.
12:52 PM: Directed by Sanjay Gupta,#ShootoutAtWadala brings John Abraham back to the action genre.
12:54 PM: John Abraham plays notorious gangster Manya Surve in #ShootoutAtWadala.
12:58 PM: #ShootoutAtWadala also stars Sonu Sood, Manoj Bajpayee, Tusshar and Kangana Ranaut.
1:04 PM: Mujhe hi khujli thi itihaas badalne ki. #ShootoutAtWadala begins.
1:09 PM: Soni Razdan returns to silver screen after a long time. #ShootoutAtWadala
1:14 PM: Agar khakhee ki izzat karta toh aaj khakh mei na milta. #ShootoutAtWadala
1:21 PM: And the action begins in #ShootoutAtWadala.
1:27 PM: Inki tehzeeb mei bhi tezaab hai. Anil Kapoor plays a self righteous police officer. #ShootoutAtWadala
1:28 PM: Manoj Bajpayee and Sonu Sood..What an entry sirjee!! #ShootoutAtWadala
1:35 PM: Ye veera hai isme itna muscle hai ki kisiko bhi masal sakta hai. #ShootoutAtWadala
1:39 PM: Aaj tak koi police jeep mujhe yaha se lekar nai jaa payi, thik hai ambulance mei le jaunga. Anil Kapoor at his best. #ShootoutAtWadala
1:43 PM: The fighting scene at the dhobi ghat is a must watch. #ShootoutAtWadala
1:47 PM: Sunny Leone makes her item song debut. Laila teri lelegi. #ShootoutAtWadala
1:52 PM: Baadsha ki gali mei pata nai puchte, ghulaamo ke jhuke hue sir rasta bata dete hai. #ShootoutAtWadala
2:03 PM: Sanjay Gupta has established the characters well. But he needs to take the film to a new high. #ShootoutAtWadala
2:11 PM: No matter what! But a Bollywood gangster film will also have a love story. #ShootoutAtWadala
2:33 PM: Shout it out for Priyanka Chopra. Babli badmaash hai. #ShootoutAtWadala
2:40 PM: Police ki goli mei itna loha hai ki ek baar thok di toh khoon mein kabhi iron ki kami nai hogi. #ShootoutAtWadala
2:45 PM: While the first half is all about John Abraham and the second half has Manoj Bajpayee and Sonu Sood in the limelight. #ShootoutAtWadala
2:55 PM: #ShootoutAtWadala is less about gang wars but more about item songs.
3:15 PM: Jackie Shroff makes a cameo in #ShootoutAtWadala.
3:26 PM: And the encounter begins. #ShootoutAtWadala
3:34 PM: The climax of the film as disappointing as the rest of the film. #ShootoutAtWadala
3:36 PM: @The_JohnAbraham and Sonu Sood are convincing in their roles. #ShootoutAtWadala
3:40 PM: #ShootoutAtWadala doesn't hold your attention for long. Watch it for Anil Kapoor and some quirky dialogues.
3:41 PM: Thanks for staying with us through the tweet review of #ShootoutAtWadala.