Heartless

I left Heartless after the first half, and came to know that the real action and thrill really begins in the second! The almost empty theatre was probably graced by the screenplay writer herself, as when her name showed up on screen, there was some loud cheer and a guy next to her stood up and clapped. This story is about the mother-son duo, and a remake of ‘Awake’. I get to know that the mother finally saves the son. When Indian films do a remake of a Hollywood movie, the first to undergo ‘adaptation’ are the characters, who get moulded in the stereotypes and roles that are now all too well known. Other things that change are identities of the conflicting elements, locations, humour, dialogues, the usual songs and dances, and religion. Which raises a kuestion: why are we constrained by such typified, typecast roles and stereotypes, and tend to classify people first, rather than see them in totality? It has spoiled Indian movies...
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