Happy New Year is a heist drama film that revolves around the story of a team of six losers, who participate in a dance competition to rob a diamond.
Story: Charlie played by Shah Rukh Khan builds up a team for World dance Championship in Dubai. He finds Nandu Bhide played by Abhishek Bachchan, Mohini Joshi played by Deepika Padukone, Jagmohan Prakash (Sonu Sood), Temhton Irani (Boman Irani), Rohan Singh (Vivaan Shah) with their unusual qualities and from different world.
They team up together but their unsuccessful attempt brings them to a jackpot, which needs to be looted and is owned by Charan Grover (Jackie Shroff). Mayur Puri has penned the dialogues for the film, which has been produced with a whopping budget of Rs.150 crore by Shah Rukh’s wife Gauri Khan.
The film has already set record in terms of Teaser. It was also the first film trailer to be released on WhatsApp and Facebook, was viewed over 1.5 million times and earned 360K likes on Facebook within 24 hours. Happy New Year is getting positive response from the foreign audience.
The viewers, who are watching the film in theatres overseas, are overwhelmed by its rich production values and lead actors’ performances, Farah’s engrossing screenplay in this multi-starrer film. Its a fun film that can be seen at least one time.
Performances: Shah Rukh’s absense is enough for his fans he is as good as he was in his previous films. Deepika Padukone yet again proves that she could fit in any role given and is here to stay for long.
Abhishek Bachchan in comedy roles is getting perfection. Boman Irani plays his part well. Sonu Sood with a combo of brilliant physic and acting, gives a great performance.
Debutant Vivaan Shah is good he doesn’t let himself go overshadowed by the likes of big actors standing with him.
Music: Vishal and Shekhar have gone full throttle on the Happy New Year soundtrack, The album consists of eight originals and one instrumental, remix and medley each, for a total run time of 42 minutes.
Indiawaale is followed by Manwa Laage, a soothing number. It’s sung by the hit pair of Arijit Singh and Shreya Ghoshal. Lyricist Irshad Kamil’s impression is clearly visible in Manwa Laage. Overall, the album is average and is only youth oriented.
Happ New Year Movie Official Trailer: