Heropanti 2

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Heropanti 2
Heropanti 2 poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAhmed Khan
Written byRajat Arora
Story bySajid Nadiadwala
Produced bySajid Nadiadwala
Starring
CinematographyKabir Lal
Edited byRameshwar S. Bhagat
Music byA. R. Rahman
Production
company
Distributed byAA Films
Release date
  • 29 April 2022 (2022-04-29)
Running time
142 minutes[1]
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi
Budget₹70 crore[2]
Box officeest.₹35.01 crore[3]

Heropanti 2 (transl. Heroic antics 2) is a 2022 Indian Hindi-language action film[4][5] directed by Ahmed Khan, written by Rajat Arora and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala under the banner of Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment. The film serves as a sequel to the 2014 film Heropanti.[6] It stars Tiger Shroff, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Tara Sutaria.[7][8][9] It was released on 29 April 2022.[10]

Plot

RJ is an innocent young man who lives with his mother Hema in Yorkshire and works as a bouncer in a bar. RJ leaves for a job interview where Inaaya, a self-made millionaire from the gaming industry, sees RJ and alleges that he is her ex-boyfriend Babloo Ranawat. RJ makes it clear that he doesn't know her at all. However, Inaaya's suspicion turns out to be true. Babloo was an infamous hacker recruited by CBI officer Azaad Khan, who offers him a handsome reward to helps them in thwarting the plans of Laila, who is a psychopatic magician and cyber-criminal. Laila has designed an app which steals the data of the users and also usurps the money from their bank accounts.

Babloo infiltrates Laila's gang by wooing Laila's sister Inaaya and begins into getting a good impression of Laila and also gets lured by the money offered by him and betrays Azaad, but soon realizes that the latter is achieving to destroy lives when he meets an ambulance driver's wife Hema (Babloo's mother) where he learns that her husband had saved money for his grandson's education and their dreams, but learns that their bank account had been hacked and the money went missing. Due to this, the driver committed suicide. Due to guilt, Babloo rejoins Azaad and subdues the henchmen and destroys the app's transaction. He fakes his identity as RJ and leaves to start a new life along with his adopted mother Hema.

In the present day, Laila learns that Babloo is hiding in Yorkshire and sends his men to nab him, but Babloo subdues them and fakes his death again. Babloo reveals to Inaaya about Laila's crimes, who joins him in the fight. Babloo leaves for Egypt, Russia and China where Laila had established his crime syndicate and kills the syndicate members. Babloo and Inaaya leaves for Heathrow Airport to receive Hema (Hema had left Bablu to visit Kedar Ghat, India). Laila orders his henchmen to kidnap Babloo's mother and Laila challenges Babloo to stop the extraction of money by throwing various challenges. Babloo overcomes various challenges where he defeats Laila and stops the extraction and leaves with Inaaya and Hema. Humiliated by the defeat, Laila commits suicide. 6 months later, Babloo, Inaaya and Babloo's mother are living in Vietnam where a mission awaits for Babloo.

Cast

  • Tiger Shroff as Babloo Ranawat / RJ
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Laila
  • Tara Sutaria as Inaaya
  • Zakir Hussain as Azaad Khan
  • Amrita Singh as Hema, Babloo's mother
  • Naresh Gosain as Dogra
  • Kecha as Wong
  • Oliver as Zahid Malik
  • Vikas Verma as Ustad
  • Udayabhanu Maheshwaran as Hussain
  • Mark Smith as Mark
  • Sajjad Delafrooz as Ranjit Shenoy
  • Saharsh Kumar Shukla as Babloo’s Friend
  • Kanwalpreet Singh as Babloo’s Friend
  • Nikul Bhupinder Singh Sachdev as Babloo’s Friend
  • Pankaj Kansara as Babloo’s Friend
  • Navneet Malik as Inaaya’s Boyfriend
  • Kriti Sanon Special appearance in song "Whistle Baja 2.0"[11]

Production

Principal photography began in the first week of June 2021.[12][13] and first schedule was wrapped up in October 2021.[14][15]

Soundtrack

Heropanti 2
Soundtrack album by
Released3 May 2022[16]
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length23:53
LanguageHindi
LabelT-Series
Saregama Music
A.R. Rahman chronology
Atrangi Re
(2021)
Heropanti 2
(2022)
Pippa
(2022)
Official audio
Heropanti 2 - Full Album on YouTube

The film's music was composed by A.R. Rahman while lyrics were written by Mehboob.[17][18]

The song "Whistle Baja 2.0" was recreated by A.R. Rahman from the track "Whistle Baja" from 2014 film Heropanti which was sung by Manj Musik, Nindy Kaur, Raftaar and written by Raftaar.[19]

Track listing
No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Dafa Kar"A.R. Rehman, Hiral Viradia3:59
2."Jalwanuma"Pooja Tiwari, Javed Ali3:45
3."Miss Hairan"Tiger Shroff, Nisa Shetty3:34
4."Whistle Baja 2.0"Mika Singh, Neeti Mohan2:48
5."Rehnuma"A.R. Rahman, Swagath Rathod, Faiz Mustafa6:24
6."Mauka Parast"Mayank Kapri, Thoughts For Now3:23
Total length:23:53

Reception

Box Office

Heropanti 2 earned ₹6.50 crore at the domestic box office on its opening day. On the second day, the film collected ₹5.50 crore. On the third day, the film collected ₹4 crore, taking total domestic weekend collection to ₹16 crore.[3]

As of 12 May 2022 the film had a gross collection of ₹28.99 crore in India and ₹6.02 crore overseas, for a worldwide gross collection of ₹35.01 crore.[3]

Critical Response

Heropanti 2 received negative reviews from critics stating that Tiger deserved better.[20] Tanushree Roy of India Today gave the film a rating of 3/5 and wrote "Tiger Shroff, Tara Sutaria and Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Heropanti 2 is a paisa vasool entertainer. But, it comes with its own flaws".[21] Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama gave the film a rating of 3/5 and wrote "Despite lavish production value and fantastic stunts by Tiger Shroff, HEROPANTI 2 suffers from a poor storyline".[22] Archika Khurana of The Times of India gave the film a rating of 2.5/5 and wrote "Heropanti 2 offers a little bit of everything—action, drama, music, romance and exotic locations".[23] A Reviewer from Pinkvilla gave the film a rating of 1.5/5 and wrote "Tiger Shroff doesn’t even try to act in this one.It lacks everything that a “genuine commercial film” warrant – heroism, thrill, romance, emotion, comedy, and action.[24] Nandini Ramnath of Scroll.in gave the film a rating of 1/5.[25] Shubhra Gupta of The Indian Express gave the film a rating of 1/5 and wrote "This film has no plot. It’s basically a series of set pieces featuring Tiger Shroff prancing, romancing, and dancing, when he is not mowing down bunches of baddies".[26] Saibal Chatterjee of NDTV gave the film a rating of 1/5 and wrote "This is a smashup of a film built upon a heap of inanities that grows bigger every passing minute. Neither Tiger nor Nawazuddin can salvage it".[27]

References

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  5. ^ "Heropanti 2 (2022)". Irish Film Classification Office.
  6. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: After Kick 2, Sajid Nadiadwala gets Rajat Arora on board as WRITER of Tiger Shroff's Heropanti 2". Bollywood Hungama. 20 October 2020. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  7. ^ "Tiger Shroff confirms Heropanti 2 is on cards with Baaghi 3 director Ahmed Khan". Bollywood Hungama. 28 February 2020. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  8. ^ "Nawazuddin Siddiqui joins the cast of Tiger Shroff starrer Heropanti 2". Bollywood Hungama. 29 May 2021. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  9. ^ "Tara Sutaria roped in as the leading lady of Heropanti 2 opposite Tiger Shroff". Bollywood Hungama. 30 October 2020. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  10. ^ "Tiger Shroff and Tara Sutaria's Heropanti 2 to release on April 29, 2022; to clash with Ajay Devgn's MayDay". Bollywood Hungama. 28 September 2021. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
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  12. ^ "Tiger Shroff to begin shooting for Heropanti 2 on this day". filmfare.com. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
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  14. ^ "Tiger Shroff wraps up Heropanti 2 shoot in a jiffy". Bollywood Hungama. 8 October 2021. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  15. ^ "Tara Sutaria and Tiger Shroff returns to Mumbai in style after wrapping up the UK shoot of 'Heropanti 2'". The Times of India. 4 October 2021. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  16. ^ "Heropanti 2 – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack". Jiosaavn. 3 May 2022.
  17. ^ "AR Rahman and AR Rahman and Mehboob join the team of Tiger Shroff starrer Heropanti 2 join the team of Tiger Shroff starrer Heropanti 2". Bollywood Hungama. 15 March 2021. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  18. ^ "AR Rahman to compose music for Tiger Shroff's Heropanti 2; Mehboob roped in as lyricist". Firstpost. 16 March 2021. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  19. ^ "Heropanti 2 song Whistle Baja 2.0: Tiger Shroff, Kriti Sanon reunite after 8 years for a peppy remix; fans get nostalgic". Hindustan Times. 22 April 2022. Retrieved 2 May 2022.
  20. ^ "'Heropanti 2' day 1 box office collection: Tiger Shroff-starrer off to a fair start". Deccan Herald. Retrieved 1 May 2022. Heropanti 2 received negative reviews with critics stating that Tiger 'deserved better'.
  21. ^ "Heropanti 2 Movie Review: Tiger Shroff, Nawazuddin Siddiqui film is full paisa vasool". India Today. Retrieved 29 April 2022.
  22. ^ "Heropanti 2 Movie Review: HEROPANTI 2 boasts of lavish production values and fantastic stunts by Tiger Shroff". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 29 April 2022.
  23. ^ "Heropanti 2 Movie Review: Heropanti 2 scores high on action, but it stops at just that". The Times Of India. Retrieved 29 April 2022.
  24. ^ "Heropanti 2 Movie Review: Tiger Shroff doesn't act, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Tara Sutaria over act". Pinkvilla. Retrieved 29 April 2022.
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  27. ^ "Heropanti 2 Review: Neither Tiger Shroff Nor Nawazuddin Siddiqui Can Salvage This Smashup!". NDTV. Retrieved 29 April 2022.

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