Rustom Movie Review And Ratings – Rustom is a Bollywood Crime mystrey Film directed by Tinu Suresh Desai. The story is based on the real life drama of a Naval Officer named K.M Nanavati. Rustom is the adaptation of the sensational case of Nanavati, popularly known as “crime of passion”.
The story is about a man named Kawas Manekshaw Nanavati (Akshay Kumar), who is a commander in Indian Navy and his wife named Cynthia(Ileana D’Cruz), their two sons and daughter. The story revolves around in the year 1959, when once Nanavati was returning home along a long assignment to find an emotionally distressed and distant wife. Cynthia, who is an English born wife confessed her affair with his long term friend, Prem Ahuja. Nanavati was depressed and decided to settle it with his friend Ahuja and make it clear if he had to marry Cynthia.
Nanawati was contemplating to sacrifice his happiness for his wife so that she can live with Prem despite facing betrayal from a friend. On he contrary what he hoped to hear from Prem, he responded that “Do I have to marry every women I slept with?” This raged him and Prem Ahuja ends up dead shot from Nanavati’s revolver. On this, Nanavati confesses his homicide to the Police. Following the murder he has to appear in front of court and put forth the explanation for killing his wife lover which seems to be pushing it into more into suspense.
Being the Betrayal from his wife and his long term friend, having the background and valor of Navy Officer, Nanavati got public support.
The acting done by Akshay Kumar is pretty well and looks charming. He has a mark of playing character roles in Bollywood and did his job perfectly. Ileana D’Cruz looks beautiful and has done her role good too. Overall the movie is filled with suspense and decent Bollywood drama and can be given a shot.
Rating: 3.5 / 5 Stars
Director: Tinu Suresh Desai
Producer: Neeraj Pandey, Shital Bhatia, Virendra Arora, Arjun N Kapoor.
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Ileana D’Cruz, Sachin Khedekar, Pavan Malhotra, Parmeet Sethi, Arjan Bajwa, Kanwaljit Singh.
Story: Vipul K Rawal
Cinematography: Santosh Thundiyil
Music: Ankit Tiwari