BY REEMA CHHABDA
The story of Khuda Haafiz is about a husband, Sameer (Vidyut Jammwal) who’s on a search for his wife, Nargis (Shivaleeka Oberoi) who’s been missing in Noman, Gulf Country. Without knowing a bit about the country, Sameer keeping joining the dots to reach his wife.
The film offers a lot of action and emotions. The story moves on and Sameer finds his wife stuck at human trafficking. From saving his wife from the villains, to kicking some asses is the film all about.
The story of the film written by Faruk Kabir is lazy. With plot having multiple loose ends, the film is full of cliches. The predictable scenes of the film tries hard but bores you multiple times.
Director Faruk Kabir does a really good job at long takes. Other than that, the film is a typical Bollywood action drama which has nothing extraordinary to offer.
Undoubtedly, Vidyut Jammwal is amazing in action. He loses his grip in the emotional scenes, but overall with some well executed scenes and sequences he is good. With very less dialogues, the makers kept the screen presence of Shivaleeka Oberoi very minimal. She couldn’t really showcase her talent if she had any. Other actors including Annu Kapoor, Aahana Kumra, Shiv Panditt were good at their parts.
The background score by Amar Mohile in Khuda Haafiz is loaded with the usual oriental music that Bollywood and even Hollywood have shown earlier. The songs of the film do not connect and just makes you skip towards the further story.
Khuda Haafiz is a predictable 2 hours 13 minutes journey which becomes too difficult to handle.