'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' Film Review: Ranbir, Anushka and Aishwarya's romantic drama displays complexities of unrequited love

28 October 2016, 03:19 PM
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil movie review
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil movie review

Karan Johar’s ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ has surpassed various obstacles to reach the theatres. The director however weaves magic in the romantic drama as he describes the journey of three characters – Ayan (Ranbir Kapoor), Alizeh (Anushka Sharma) and Saba (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan).Alizeh, reeling from a breakup develops a budding romance with Ayan, an aspiring singer.

Although both of them form a crucial part of their lives, they are unable to acknowledge it. ADHM is the perfect comeback for glamorous Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who portrays the character of Saba.

She looks highly attractive and Ayan is awestruck with her beauty. The movie delves upon the complexities of unrequited love and human emotions.

Pakistan superstar Fawad Khan has a special appearance in the movie whereas Bollywood king Shahrukh Khan and Alia Bhatt play cameos in it.

Further, beautiful locations and melodrama quintessential of a Karan Johar movie are other highlights of the movie.

Let us have a look at the movie's review done by some other sites:

Hindustan Times

Starring Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and featuring Pakistani actor Fawad Khan in a cameo role, the film is about human emotions - love, friendship, loss and more.

It delves upon the complexities of unrequited love and traces the journey of Ranbir’s character as an aspiring singer and his relationships at different stages in his life.

The Indian Express

Peace or passion? Love or friendship? Lust or obsession? Karan Johar is the magician who weaves the matters of heart into unforgettable cinema.

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is the story of a lovable misfit Ayan (naam to suna hi hoga). From his Mere Baap ki Arzoo, read MBA, class to his mercenary girlfriend, he is living a life decided by others.

Anushka Sharma’s Alizeh Khan (and she is not a terrorist) is his liberation. They complete each other but they don’t know it. When a third enters this relationship, it falls apart. 

Rahul, the boy, leaves Alizeh. Rahul, the man meets Saba (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan). And that is what ADHM is all about — people and relationships coming of age. 

News 18

Karan Johar deals with the complexities in relationships, struggling relationships and just the chaos of being in such relationships in his  Diwali release 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'.

As is evident from the film’s trailer, Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma play close friends. But things go wrong when Fawad Khan returns in Anushka’s life, leaving Ranbir with no other option but to back out.

In the midst of such complex relationships, Ranbir comes across the gorgeous and charming Aishwarya Rai and falls for her. But what happens next?

It’s precisely this suspense why the viewers will be interested in watching the film. If everything looks so simple why is it a story of unrequited love? It is the element of suspense which is an instrumental way to keep the narrative’s engine fueled.

First Published: Friday, October 28, 2016 02:21 PM
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