Jaane Jaan is an engrossing homicide thriller, with a distinction. And that distinction is in the way in which it’s packaged. On the centre of the story, clearly, is a homicide, however woven round it are compelling narratives of obsessive, possessive love, flirtatious romance, betrayal, friendship, and a great deal of suspenseful drama. It is a love triangle cum crime thriller-cum homicide thriller, primarily based on the well-known and really gripping novel ‘Devotion of Suspect X’ by Keigo Higashino.
The complete narrative is led by three essential characters, all of whom are important and integral to the story. First, Kareena Kapoor’s character Sonia/Maya D’Souza is that of an estranged spouse and single mom of a teenage daughter. She runs a restaurant within the picturesque small city of Kalimpong. She left her abusive husband of 14 years to steer a peaceable life on this quaint city. However issues flip awry when the husband returns to seek out her and threatens to take advantage of their daughter for cash. That night time, in self-defense, D’Souza kills her husband. Serving to her get rid of the physique and dodge police enquiry is Jaideep Ahlawat’s Naren, a math professor who’s in love with D’Souza. He stalks her, eerily listens in to her on a regular basis conversations by plugging in a microphone via the partitions, and visits her each day at her cafe however by no means instantly expresses his emotions in the direction of her. That’s till he sees her homicide her husband. Then comes within the police within the type of the very proficient Vijay Verma, whose job is to search for Dsouza’s husband who additionally occurs to be a sub-inspector.
Now, because the investigation proceeds, newer particulars come to mild, and always we stay with the characters; engrossed and ready to see what occurs subsequent.
Jaane Jaan is a really attention-grabbing movie which is value a re-watch. The solid has given stellar performances and every certainly one of them is plausible and relatable.
Film: Jaane Jaan
Directed by: Sujoy Ghosh
Starring: Kareena Kapoor Khan, Jaideep Ahlawat, Vijay Varma
Score: 4 on 5