No knockout kick this

No knockout kick this

No knockout kick this

Hindi (U/A) ¬¬
Cast: Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Randeep Hooda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Director: Sajid Nadiadwala

Salman Khan runs around the globe to find that elusive kick in life.

Five songs, one Eid,  one Children’s Day and some retrograde amnesia later, he finds it.

Phew! And we are already at the fag end of the second half of the film.

Nobody expects a Higgs boson-type discovery from this Khan movie. The man himself took great pains to warn beforehand that he has no business whatsoever with ‘samajh’, and that he deals only with ‘dil’.

Still, it would have helped had there been some thought process going on in between the numerous kicks he delivers across India and Poland.

Meanwhile, the philanthropist hero — who also tries to peddle his Being Human wares — falls in love with Jacqueline Fernandez (a psychiatrist who is better at handling her dance moves than tackling her patients).

But she is miffed that her superhero can’t stick to a job. Why? No kick, silly.

The action soon shifts to Warsaw where Salman is out to find some real, ahem, kick. This time, he is in quirky company.

Randeep Hooda, the cop, wants to jail Salman (now an outlaw), while Nawazuddin Siddiqui wants to settle some evil scores with him.

Kick unfolds and concludes on expected lines.

The story is completely cuckoo and everyone just coos along, so that Salman gets to do his thing.

There are the usual chases, burning cars, exploding choppers, and those trademark pelvic thrusts. Anything new? Well, he keeps his shirt on this time.

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