SURTALCHILGAAN DEER DARAHAD ARILJ KINO GARNA.
The Chinese wrongdoing trick “Chongqing Hot Pot” is a gas for the initial 20 minutes however can’t keep its top notch components sizzling the entire path through. Pleasantly set up with a quartet of agreeable beginners slamming into an expert heist team amid a bank burglary, “Hot Pot” loses center with messy wistfulness and substantial obligation savagery that weakens the story’s initial appeal. The final product is sufficiently engaging if not especially significant. Name stars Chen Kun (“Flying Swords of Dragon Gate”) and Bai Baihe (“Monster Hunt”) will pull in a lot of neighborhood viewers and however backbone in seaward regions seems less promising. After co-opening the Hong Kong fest pic propelled all the while in China and U.S. on April 1. “Hot Pot” sacked an incredible $28 million in initial four days on neighborhood turf and posted strong per-screen figures amid its opening week in North America.
Helming an element surprisingly since his promising 2009 presentation, “One Night in Supermarket,” essayist chief Yang Qing sets the ball coming in excellent style. On a stormy day in downtown Chongqing a group of covered thieves drove by an anonymous supervisor (Wang Yanglin) walk into a bank and exhaust the vault easily. The arrangement goes paunch up when a bike cop hears walkie-talkie messages originating from the getaway driver’s van. While hunting down an other escape highway one of the group spots a gap in the back of the vault. Now the camera dives into the void and swoops through an underground labyrinth while voice-over portrayal educates viewers that Chongqing is well known for hot pot eateries and a gigantic system of underground entries and reinforced hideouts.
The eye-getting subterrestrial arrangement in the long run prompts to a flashback set in a shelter that has been changed over into a fizzled hot pot eatery, whose proprietors are long-lasting pals Liu Bao (Chen Kun), Xu Dong (Qin Hao) and Four Eyes (Yu Entai). Urgent to offer their shocking undertaking, the young men have turned to procuring clients to awe potential purchasers. Expecting to expand floor space to catch a deal, the trio begin jackhammering without licenses and unintentionally end up in the bank vault.
In a flawless inversion of desires, the chaps don’t take the cash and run. The arrangement is to conceal their unapproved burrowing by repairing the opening. The dubious part is getting a colleague all through the premises amid business hours. As it would turn out an old school companion, timid young lady Yu Xiaohui (Bai Baihe), works at the bank and is set up to offer assistance. Tired of being dealt with like earth by manager Kuang (Song Wenxin) and disagreeable colleague Miss Zhang (Xia Tian), Yu is cleared up by an engaging burst of certainty and proposes they go above and beyond and really burglarize the joint.
Yu clarifies her shrewd all-inclusive strategy in a dream arrangement deserving of any top-rack heist pic. Shockingly this likewise reps the film’s high point. The staying 66% experiences rough tonal movements and person on foot pacing while different backstories and sub-plots become exposed.
The film’s focal entertainers are engaging and fiery, however their characters aren’t given much shading. Miserable card shark Liu is profoundly owing debtors to dreadful nearby law breaker Mister Seven (Chen Nuo) and has a chain-smoking debilitated grandpa (Tang Zuchui) to take care of. Xu’s given an annoying offscreen spouse to battle with, while all that is thought around Four Eyes is that he’s tired of everything and arrangements to move to Beijing. Flashbacks to the trio’s glad adolescent days as a yearning kid band contribute close to nothing. Most exceedingly terrible of all is Yu’s memory of an adoration letter she composed to Liu every one of those years prior, impeding the account whenever it’s specified, while Yu and Liu’s revived sentiment neglects to enlist as considerably more than careless.
There’s no lack of extremely all around choreographed and smoothly shot activity once the quartet slams into the veiled criminals, swarms of cops and Mister Seven’s mean-looking team upon the arrival of the theft. Having skipped along as a pacy trick with zippy shots of parody in the early running, the film loses its comical inclination and enjoys often fierce brutality that is way out of kilter with what’s preceded. Regardless of such consistent losses, the essential agreeability of the primary players gives groups of onlookers sufficiently only to cling to when tidy, blood and broken bones have settled.
Visuals are great. The testy lighting and motor camerawork of co-cinematographers Bai Yuxia and Liao 4wa conveys a fittingly damp with sweat quality to procedures. Driving, psychedelia-tinged prog-shake score by Peng Fei and Zhao Yingjun works a treat, and Lin Mu’s spectacular creation configuration could without much of a stretch rouse viewers to search out an underground hot pot feasting knowledge ought to ventures take them to Chongqing.