New Delhi: Karan Johar is returning to the silver screen with his directorial venture ‘Student of the Year’. The film stars Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Siddharth Malhotra in lead roles.
The film is going to feature a school with ultra modern facilities where the management has announced a competition to select the best student of the year. This is a competition where only the toughest will survive as it requires tough mental and physical attributes.
The songs of the film are already chartbusters and Karan Johar has left no stone unturned in promoting his film, thus it is expected to receive the initial eyeballs, but after 2-3 days, only content will be able to take the film forward.
Karan Johar has given blockbusters in the past and is known for catering the young audiences. The basic premise is same again, so it would be interesting to see how innovatively he unfolds his bouquet of emotions.
Rohit ‘Vats’ of IBNLive is inside the theater to live tweet the experience of ‘Student of the Year’.
9:48 AM: Karan Johar is returning to direction after two years in #SOTY.
9:51 AM: #SOTY stars Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan in prominent roles.
9:54 AM: Will #SOTY be able to hit the jackpot? What do you think?
9:59 AM: #SOTY will get the initial eyeballs but only good content can make it a hit.
10:01 AM: #SOTY has been publicized well and thus the expectations are high from the film.
10:05 AM: The film opens in a traditional style. The story is unfolding slowly. #SOTY
10:09 AM: Be it TV or be it films, Ronit Roy always looks sophisticated. #SOTY
10:10 AM: Catch the Live #TweetReview of Student Of The Year here #SOTY realtime.ibnlive.in.com
10:15 AM: Karan Johar has ensured grand entries for Varun and Alia. The third actor is still to appear. #SOTY
10:19 AM: Nobody would have seen such a posh school in India before. #SOTY
10:22 AM: Kukdi kamal da. Characters are introduced. Now it's time for a good story. #SOTY
10:25 AM: Rishi Kapoor is trying hard to act different in #SOTY. Let's wait till the end.
10:26 AM: Ram Kapoor is getting good films these days. He is here too. #SOTY
10:32 AM: Pind ke Beckham. #SOTY has a lot of one liners.
10:35 AM: Gloss, gloss and more gloss. Tareef karoon kya uski. #SOTY
10:39 AM: Aadmi ya toh chamcha hota hai ya kaanta aur tu toh apne baap pe gaya hai. #SOTY is funny.
10:56 AM: There is a reference to Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead in #SOTY. Is somebody playing Howard Roark?
11:10 AM: These characters are written to just make the audiences drool over them. #SOTY
11:14 AM: A brilliantly shot slow motion sequence shows KJo's authority in #SOTY.
11:16 AM: Only poster perfect images are not enough for the modern day audiences. #SOTY
11:17 AM: KJo has given nothing in the name of substance so far. #SOTY
11:19 AM: Too much importance has been given to the existing Bollywood stereotypes. #SOTY
11:21 AM: However one thing is for sure. Many youngsters are going to crave for a school like St Teresa after #SOTY.
11:26 AM: It's the right time to increase the pace. #SOTY
11:28 AM: Finally the film has introduced the conflict. The student of the year competition is open now. #SOTY
11:36 AM: Get a flavour of realty shows. This school has some really strange rules. #SOTY
11:44 AM: Thanks to Sanjay Dutt that jaadu ki jhappi is the solution to every problem. #SOTY
11:47 AM: Ishq wala love ho ya gaana wala song. There was not much scope for a dream song at this juncture. #SOTY
11:52 AM: The good thing about #SOTY is that characters know what is expected out of them.
11:54 AM: Saajan revisited in #SOTY.
11:58 AM: #SOTY heading towards its climax. The director should not lower the tempo now.
12:03 PM: KJo knows his characters and their behaviour in a particular situation. #SOTY
12:09 PM: Hope this is the last song of #SOTY. Disco deewane.
12:13 PM: Contestants have taken care of their colour themes even in the climax. #SOTY
12:20 PM: Why do filmy races have to be so sensational? #SOTY has reached its last point.
12:23 PM: #SOTY seems to have two high points in the end.
12:29 PM: Light hearted climax is Karan Johar's speciality. #SOTY is no exception.
12:31 PM: The story appears to be dragged a bit. Is the final punch still left? #SOTY
12:37 PM: #SOTY ends at a happy note.
12:39 PM: Acting wise Varun Dhawan is the pick of actors. Sidharth and Alia are satisfactory. #SOTY
12:42 PM: The length of the story and its predictability can cause a little distraction but the tempo tries to compebsate for it. #SOTY
12:44 PM: Music and cinematography are the highlights of #SOTY.
12:45 PM: As director this is not Karan Johar's best but #SOTY will be remembered for its grandeur.
12:48 PM: KJo has shown a grip on the presentation but characterisation needed some more depth. #SOTY
12:51 PM: #SOTY has every essential ingredient of a Bollywood blockbuster. It's not easy to recreate a world like St Teresa.
12:53 PM: Watch #SOTY this weekend for larger than life portrayal of upper middle class.
12:54 PM: Thanks for being with us throughout the tweet review of #SOTY. Have a good day.