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This Yashraj Film's outing of Kabir Khan's semi-documentry turned out to be much more exciting than I anticipated. Actually when the movie opened to rave reviews and box office acclaim, I was not that enthused to see it, until Ananya recommended for this movie. The movie is slapping on the face of the viewers in many places - especially when Katrina is being frisked and the third degree tortures meted out to John Abraham in the detention. Thankfully the movie didn't end up as a docu drama, but it is an emotional story between the three lead protagonists. I didn't feel the slack in the pace at any points, infact the turning point in the interval point was totally unexpected. That made the climax predictable, but Katrina included in the final acts was a surprise. The movie doesn't advocate terrorism even though it may appear the same superficially but dwelves into psyche of the innocent people who were suspected and tortured. The movie had a sheen that was not seen in Indian movies before. The performances by the lead players were competent and I found Katrina Kaif extremenly well in the emotional scenes. Till date I didn't take her seriously but 'New York' had tilted the scale in favour of her. Given a good script and director, she can perform well. John exposes acting talent beneath his sensuality whereas Neil Nitin Mukesh proves that he is a face to watch for with enormous subtlety. A well shot movie and nice music, "Junoon" is my favourite that deserves a discerning viewing for sure. Go for it if you hadn't still. - //End// - {oshits} readers