Rocky Handsome

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"His Only Friend ... Her Only Hope"
  • NR
  • 2016
  • 2 hr 6 min
  • 6.8  (8,866)

Rocky Handsome is a 2016 Indian action thriller film directed by Nishikant Kamat and starring John Abraham in the lead role. The movie is an official adaptation of the 2010 Korean film The Man from Nowhere. Rocky Handsome follows the story of Rocky (John Abraham), a reclusive man with a mysterious past who runs a pawn shop in a bustling city. The only person he is close to is an eight-year-old girl named Naomi, the daughter of a drug-addicted neighbor. When Naomi is kidnapped by a gang of ruthless drug lords, Rocky embarks on a violent mission to rescue her and take revenge on those responsible.

The movie begins with a glimpse into Rocky's dark past, where he was once an undercover agent for the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). However, he left the agency after his pregnant wife and unborn child were killed in a drug bust gone wrong. Since then, he has become a recluse and has close to no contact with anyone except Naomi.

Things take a turn for the worse when Naomi is kidnapped by a gang of brutal drug dealers who operate in the city. The gang is led by Kevin (Nishikant Kamat), a ruthless drug lord who will stop at nothing to get what he wants. When Rocky realizes that the police are unable to help him, he takes matters into his own hands and embarks on a violent mission to rescue Naomi and take revenge on those responsible.

The action sequences in Rocky Handsome are intense and visceral, with John Abraham showcasing his martial arts skills in several fight scenes. The movie also features Sharad Kelkar as an NCB agent who is investigating the drug trafficking ring and tries to convince Rocky to team up with him.

One of the highlights of the movie is the bond between Rocky and Naomi. John Abraham delivers a powerful performance as Rocky, portraying him as a man haunted by his past but driven by a fierce sense of loyalty and justice. The child actor who plays Naomi is also impressive, effectively conveying the fear and vulnerability of a young girl caught in a dangerous situation.

The movie's pacing is tight, with the action unfolding at a steady pace and never letting up. The cinematography is stunning, with the city serving as a backdrop for the brutal violence and intense action.

Overall, Rocky Handsome is a well-executed action thriller that delivers on its promise of high-octane action and intense drama. The movie has its share of flaws, particularly in terms of the underdeveloped supporting characters, but it more than makes up for it with its gripping storyline and impressive action sequences. Fans of John Abraham and action movies in general will definitely enjoy Rocky Handsome.

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    6.8  (8,866)