CREW is a fun entertainer and relies on great performances.

Crew review {3.5/5} and review rating

Star Cast: Kareena Kapoor Khan, Tabu, Kriti Sanon

Director: Rajesh Krishnan

The Crew Movie Summary:
crew It is the story of three air hostesses. Geeta Sethi (prohibited), Jasmine Kohli (Kareena Kapoor Khan) and Divya Rana (Kriti Sanon) works as an air hostess for Kohinoor Airways run by Vijay Walia (Saswata Chatterjee). These three and other 4000 employees have not received their salary for 6 months. Geeta lives with her husband Arun (Kapil Sharma) in a modest house after family feuds force them to give up their wealth. After losing her parents at a young age, Jasmine lives with her grandfather (Kulbhushan Kharbanda). She learned very early in life that money can buy anything. Meanwhile, Divya has learned to fly a plane. Because of the recession, she couldn’t get a job as a pilot, though she told her family that she had. All three were already strapped for money and not getting paid added to their woes. One day, while flying to Al Burj, their eldest royal (Ramkant Daima) dies suddenly. When an attempt was made to give him CPR, gold biscuits were found attached to his body. They are tempted to steal the biscuits but they don’t. The plane returns to the Mumbai airport where the customs officer turns out to be Divya’s old friend Jayveer (Diljit Dosanjh). Meanwhile, news channels are regularly reporting that Kohinoor Airways is going through a financial crisis. Vijay Walia, however, rubbishes the report and assures his employees that their dues will be cleared. But one day, Mittal (Rajesh Sharma), the HR of Kohinoor and an old friend of Geeta, tells her that Kohinoor Airways is indeed bankrupt. Realizing that they will never get their salary, the three decide to start smuggling gold biscuits like Rajvanshi. What happens next sets up the rest of the film.

The Crew Movie Story Review:
The story of Nishi Mehra and Mehul Suri is interesting. The screenplay by Nishi Mehra and Mehul Suri is fast paced and very packed. The writing, however, is very comfortable in the second half. Nishi Mehra and Mehul Suri’s dialogues are sharp but could have been funnier.

Rajesh Krishnan’s direction is excellent. He keeps the mood of the film very light and this ensures that the film appeals to all sections of the audience. The back-and-forth narrative adds intrigue value, meanwhile. Characters are introduced in style and set the mood. The best, however, is reserved for the climax when the trio decide to teach the baddies a lesson.

On the other hand, the humor in the film is very limited. It may be slightly disappointing for some viewers as the story has a lot of scope for humor. Secondly, the director, to control the running time, often rushes things. As a result, the audience does not get time to process the events. For example, the fight between Chameli and Divya happens suddenly without the audience’s knowledge. Also, the manner in which the trio can easily get out of any problem becomes unconvincing after a point.

Crew | Trailer | Tabu, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kriti Sanon, Diljit Dosanjh, Kapil Sharma

Crew Movie Performance:
The acting of all the three actresses is spot on. Kareena Kapoor Khan plays an immoral role. No one is going to hate or hate her, and that’s a feat because despite her character flaws, we all want to root for her. Tabu gives a cracking performance and laughs with her expressions and at times cursing. She underestimates her performance. Kriti Sanon has maintained a strong position despite performing with two veterans. She doesn’t get lost in the crowd and is very impressive. Diljit Dosanjh and Kapil Sharma are great in supporting roles. Rajesh Sharma is reliable as always. Saswata Chatterjee doesn’t have much but she’s good at it. Tripti Khamkar (Mala; Customs Officer) is the surprise of the film; She is very interesting. Charu Shankar (Sudha Mittal) is fair. Rammakant Dayma and Kulbhushan Kharbanda are fine.

Crew Movie Music and Other Technical Aspects:
Songs give life to the film. ‘Ghagra’ And ‘choli’ Appear in important places and are very attractive. There is also a remastered version of ‘How much gold is there?’ And it’s foot-tapping. ‘Naina’ Plays over the end credits and is visually stunning. ‘Zalima’ And the sad songs in the second half are fine.

The background score by John Stewart Eduri is excellent, especially the different versions of the instrumental theme of ‘Choli’. Disha Dey’s production design is dramatic. The costumes by Manisha Melwani, Chandni Wabi, Megan Concecio and Abhilasha Devnani Baweja are very glamorous, especially the one worn by Kareena. VFX is tricky. Manan Sagar’s editing is spot on.

Crew Movie Conclusion:
Overall, CREW is a fun entertainer and relies on excellent performances by Tabu, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Kriti Sanon. At the box office, two weeks of strong buzz and an open window will be beneficial.

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