Watch: HIT: The First Case 2022 123movies, Full Movie Online – Vikram is a 32-year-old cop. While he is battling with his own traumatic past, the stakes get high when a girl called Preethi mysteriously disappears in Hyderabad and Vikram has to solve the case at any cost..
Plot: Burdened by old demons, a troubled but brilliant detective sets out to solve two confounding abduction cases — one involving his own girlfriend.
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Rajkummar Rao’s HIT is a big FLOP in the climax.
HIT: The First Case (2022) : Movie Review –
Rajkummar Rao has brought the first-ever suspense thriller of his career (lead role) called HIT: The First Case. Shailesh Kolanu has remodelled his own Telugu Thriller of the same name, assuming that the primary creator should be the one to recreate the portrait. HIT: The First Case is a simple copy-paste of the original Telugu flick, with one surprise change in the climax. It may work for some people, but some are entitled to bash it for valid reasons. I belong to the latter group. HIT almost hits it right until the unnecessarily advanced change in the climax, which certainly brings it one level down from the original thriller. A suspense thriller in the 2020s decade is meant to bring some old tricks to bear, be it any film, and HIT isn’t anything different.
HIT: The First Case is about a mentally disturbed homicide investigation officer, Vikram (Rajkummar Rao), who is on the hunch of a kidnapper. His investigation gathers speed after his love interest, Neha (Sanya Malhotra), also disappears without any clues. He then follows the clues and realises that both the cases are linked to each other. We have a new suspect and conflict every 15 minutes, and that’s what keeps the screenplay engaging. However, the runtime bothers you a little as it takes longer than expected. The writing is interesting, just like extended episodes of CID or any crime serial on TV. What’s more interesting is that every character plays some important part while they are on screen.
Rajkummar Rao is the leading horse here; rather, he is the front runner by distance. Comparing him with Vishwak Sen wouldn’t be unfair because he plays exactly the same role, with no changes at all. Rao brings his own touch to the character, and he also pulls off some serious gags very convincingly. In one word, he is impeccable! Sanya Malhotra disappears quickly as per the script’s demand, but she is cute with whatever limited screen space she has got. Shanu Kumar, Sanjay Narvekar, Jatin Goswami, Shilpa Shukla and Millind Gunaji are strictly okay with those transparent appearances after specific intervals. As a whole, the acting department solely rides on Rajkummar Rao’s shoulders, and he takes the ship through.
HIT: The First Case is slowed down by the unnecessary songs. Actually, a thriller looks better if it’s songless. The majority of filmmakers don’t understand this basic rule. That’s sad. Repeating the same mistake, HIT flops there. It has some good dialogues battling with humour and situational sense, and a few of them work really well. The technical aspects are good, but nothing noteworthy. The cinematography remains unchanged from the mainstream thrillers. Even though there was room for experimentation with the frames, none were carried out.
Sailesh Kolanu fulfils the criteria of a remake, but he fails to deliver something out of the box. The conceptual adventure is there, but the practical excitement is missing. Kolanu goes terribly wrong with that additional change in the climax because it does not sound accurate – logically, hypothetically, or both. Even with the original flick, he followed the same old formula of deception, but the film went out quite well with its cinematic viewing experience. With Hindi HIT, he tries something different, which is something weird, to be frank. But who knows? It might work for some people. In a nutshell, HIT offers nothing better than the original Telugu thriller, rather it’s a little less. But yes, Rajkummar Rao’s finesse certainly makes it watchable for you.
RATING – 5/10*
Hit the LAST Case
Honestly I had really HIGH hopes for it and went to watch it without watching the trailer, but if I had I would have saved my precious time!
The Good: 1. The Beginning was really captivating! It was really good especially the Song playing in the starting. It could have set the tone of tge film. I really liked the starting, where Priya went missing, it was new.
That’s it really. I can’t find anything else nice to say.
The Bad: 1. The Romance: It felt forced and uninteresting! They tried hard to make the audience connect, but it was just unorganic. The film delivered two songs within the 20 Min time frame. The actors had zero Chemistry, which is a shame as Rajkummar Rao is one of my fav. Actors.
2. The Songs: See above. No chemistry = failed romance = failed romantic songs
3. The main protagonist: I don’t know what the Writer was thinking. I believe he wanted to create a layered, but broken police officer with a scarred past, but it failed to deliver. The protagonist wanted to be Talash’s Amir Khan, but the writing did not make it possible. I felt frustrated by the main protagonists sudden outbursts of anger, his sudden flashbacks, his sudden realizations.
4. The supporting Cast: Didn’t like ANY of the supporting casts story. The friends, the co workers, the parents of the missing girl, it all felt thrown together, literally.
5. The Storytelling: What was the main agenda? The story went from one suspect to the next without any PLAUSIBLE explanation. It felt like RAITA, jo sab taraf phel gaya ho.
6. The Climax: UGH. They tried to be WOKE by adding gay elements, but the main villains reveal was just dumb. It made NO sense, the whole build up, if you can call it that, made my head hurt in frustration. This Film wanted to be too much! But by adding too many elements made this film unvearbly long and boring.
I would rated it 3.5*, but too many people gave it 9* or 10*, so I have to give 1*.
I was WAITING for a Crime Thriller like Talaash or Mardaani 2 since many years, but until now, there hasn’t been any film that can match up to these.
Original Language hi
Runtime 2 hr 12 min (132 min)
Genre Action, Crime, Drama
Director Sailesh Kolanu
Writer Girish Kohli, Sailesh Kolanu
Actors Rajkummar Rao, Sanya Malhotra, Akhil Iyer
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Dolby Atmos
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Film Length N/A
Negative Format N/A
Cinematographic Process N/A
Printed Film Format N/A