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"Love Can Kill..."
  • NR
  • 2003
  • 2 hr 23 min
  • 4.7  (1,145)

Aetbaar is a 2004 Indian psychological thriller movie directed by Vikram Bhatt. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, John Abraham, Bipasha Basu, and others. The movie was described as a movie that explores the nature of love, trust, and deceit. The movie revolves around the life of Neha (Bipasha Basu) and her father Dr. Raisingh (Amitabh Bachchan). Neha is a successful singer and is brutally attacked by a stalker named Karan (John Abraham), who is obsessed with her. The movie mainly focuses on the mental turmoil and emotional trauma faced by Neha and her father after the attack.

Dr. Raisingh being the overprotective father tries to keep her away from any danger and confronts Karan. However, soon, he realizes that Karan is mentally unstable and is not the right person for Neha. Despite his strong objections, Neha falls in love with Karan, believing that she can change him.

As the movie progresses, Karan's behavior becomes more peculiar, and Neha's life is threatened from every angle. Dr. Raisingh's attempts to protect his daughter from Karan turn into a battle of wits, and he resorts to extreme measures to save her.

The characters in Aetbaar are finely woven into the storyline. Amitabh Bachchan's role as the father, who would go to any length to protect his daughter, is exemplary. John Abraham, as the obsessive lover, delivered a remarkable performance as the unpredictable and menacing antagonist. Bipasha Basu, as the damsel in distress, portrayed the vulnerability of her character flawlessly.

The film's sound design and cinematography were top-notch, adding to the overall thrill of the movie. The background score was eerie and effectively set the tone for the scenes to follow.

The movie touched on a sensitive topic, that being the stalker mentality, and the effect it has on the victims' lives. Aetbaar's narrative is a warning against stalking and obsession, and how such behavior can spiral out of control and destroy people's lives.

Aetbaar has all the critical elements of a gripping thriller- suspense, drama, love, and deceit. With a powerful screenplay, potent dialogues, and impactful performances, Aetbaar is a movie that keeps the audience at the edge of their seats.

Overall, Aetbaar is a movie that deserves commendation for its narrative technique and strong performances. With its powerful message, the movie remains relevant even today, reminding us about the dangers of obsession and how it can ruin lives.

Aetbaar is a 2003 action movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 23 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.7.

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    4.7  (1,145)