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The concept sounded interesting and the hype that Shah Rukh has conveniently pulled off a 24 year added to the excitement. Did the reality meet the expectation? Well it is mixed reaction.

The main problem with the movie is in that it tries to be realistic and cinematic at the same time. The first half is realistic. When the Fan cries we can relate to him. But the second half goes over the top.

The ending is something which can see miles before it comes.

Even though the movie sounds to be message oriented it doesn't convey clearly what it is trying to convey.

But having said all that Shah Rukh is excellent.

The sad thing is this movie could have been so many things. After setting up such a first half it just fails somewhere.

Follow up

When I decided to pen this blog I didn't realize the previous post was on the same topic.

The train stopped between Nungambakkam and Chetpet. The already sultry weather in chennai was making it uncomfortable to sit inside the train. Outside a dark black sewage was running where once was a river. I started getting restless and started cussing. I was getting late to the beach. My precious time was being wasted by this useless train.

Suddenly I heard some commotion outside. I could see some people standing and observing the train. This is a sign that something bad has happened. Within few minutes I could see some people carrying a guy by his arms and legs. His dresses were torn. My initial thoughts was that the guy must be drunk and some fight might be going outside. I could see them carrying them little further. There was no sign of the train starting and it was getting even worse inside the train.

Within few minutes there was another set of people and they were carrying another gu…