I wanted to stand up again. She concludes that she loves the journey and doesn't want to go back to her family and old life. In the April 2013 interview with the same, he said the film is primarily the story of two characters from very different backgrounds— played by and —who take the road trip across six states in a truck. Further, Ali told that he had thought of making Highway in various ways. The film's merchandise, consisting head gear, jackets, map scarfs, bags and shirts, all with fabric prints of title logo, were made available for online purchase.
It is difficult to believe that the movie has not been shot chronologically. As the days go by, Veera finds peace and a new-found freedom, which confuses and frustrates Mahabir. The protagonist Alia lands up, in a sequence of events, on a road journey with her apparently malicious perpetrator. Goats were worshipped in pre-Abrahamic times, hence be careful what metaphors you use. Screened in the Panorama section of the , the film released worldwide on 21 February 2014. The first look as a snap at the filming location featuring the director and the lead actors was released in March 2013.
The experience mirrors in the male lead Randeep's evolution in the journey. Mahabir becomes emotional seeing the way Veera cares for him, reminding him of his mother. Rahman Cinematography: Anil Mehta Keep yourself updated about Highway: Follow us on twitter HighwayTheFilm Facebook: Send us a mail: livethehighway gmail. Alia was exceptional in this role. I suggest you stick to testosterone-induced Salman Khan movies. Enter this Zen like audio visual experience.
I had to have very suitable, good actors and a low maintenance crew. Box Office India Trade Network. Pageviews for each item are divided by the aggregate number of pageviews generated by the items displayed. But for the leader of this group sending her back is not an option. Also in the later unraveling of his role, Randeep was also great. The men continuously move Veera through different cities, to avoid being tracked by police.
But this is highly debatable in terms of the impact they could have on the final output. Be ready to get choked in a final long gut wrenching climax carried on shoulders fully by the young girl. I agree she could have been up for a best actress award for this film and look forward to seeing more of her. Slowly, she unravels Mahabir's story in bits and pieces. Have to admit wondered why she would form a bond with her kidnapper, but as her background unfolds, it's clear she feels far more secure, safe, and freer to be herself with him. By early May 2013, nearly seventy percent of the filming was completed.
Rahman Best Music Director A. He tries to leave her at a police station in one of the small mountainous towns they stop in. Scenes were shot in valley where the sand dunes provided the terrain transitions that were necessarily required. His father abused both, him when he was a young child, and his mother was used as a sex slave by the rich landlords. Dare I say that this is the performance of the year? However, after reading the script Rahman agreed to score.
And as for the main female lead. Dating back to an interaction two decades back. Last seen only in Lagaan or Swades. Instead, it's an inconsistent, if intermittently splendorous, work. As the days pass by, the scenery changes, the girl feels that she has changed as well. Even if you aren't moved by its unhurried simplicity, or do not agree with this review, I challenge you to resist an overwhelming urge to rush out after dark hoping to get kidnapped or simpler, just take off to the foothills of the Himalayas. It is the total sum of all the effects that complete the experience for the audience.
But the very next morning, police arrive and, during the chaos, shoot Mahabir, to which Veera reacts emotionally and strongly. Gradually, a strange bond begins to develop between the victim and the oppressor. At an instant he thought of making it a very big action film later he thought of scripting it in a very romantic way; some 12 years back, he drew romantic instances from. He evoked a classy sense of humor in Love Aaj Kal and then I watched with disconcert not sure if I had liked RockStar. However, Veera refuses and insists on staying with Mahabir.
Box Office India Trade Network. The gang is in a panic; the girl is a big industrialist's daughter, his links in the corridors of power make ransom out of the question. The editing is seamless aided by great photography except when camera shots on top of a truck giving the front and the back views are totally disconnected, the rear camera showing a well tarred road and the front one showing a narrow rough road. The film ends with Veera looking at the mountains, then the sky. She yells and breaks down as she asks her father why he warned her only about dangers posed by outsiders, while the real threat was from insiders, the people who had surrounded her since childhood.
The signs of a star certainly. It is bold subject handled flimsily and doesn't come close to believable. And you will not regret. As for the central female lead, I thought I would cast someone with some experience of life, someone who had probably been through some relationships. Box Office India Trade Network.