Rangoon Movie Review: An Unusual Love Triangle With Saif, Kangana & Shahid


Rangoon, starring Shahid Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut and Saif Ali Khan hit theaters on February 24th, 2017. The movie has us all head over heels! Likewise, the film received positive reviews from Bollywood celebrities and film critics who attended the premiere.

Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, ‘Rangoon’ comes across an unusual love triangle set in the backdrop of World War II. This is Saif’s second film and Sasha’s third film with Bhardwaj.

The Characters:

Kangana plays the character of a jaanbaz actress called Julia. Saif plays the role of Rusi Bilimoria, Julia’s love interest, and a movie studio owner.


Meanwhile, Sasha portrays a soldier named Nawab Malik, who pines after Julia.

The Story:

As per the trailer, Miss Julia is forced to travel to Burma for putting up performance shows for the soldiers with Nawab Malik in charge of her protection. Nawab Malik’s arrival complicates the relationship between Rusi and Julia, who also appears to be smitten by the soldier.

Rangoon movie Poster

Filmmaker Apurva Asrani praised Rangoon in his tweet, saying,

“Shahid Kapoor is smokin’ hot, Saif Ali Khan is in his ‘reborn’ form as an actor and Kangana Ranaut is brilliant”

A positive review was also given by the extremely hard to please film critic Raja Sen, giving Rangoon a thumbs up.


Likewise, the film managed to amaze actress Urvashi Rautela, writer and adman Prasoon Joshi and actor Randeep Hooda.

“You can only describe #Rangoon with one word, Passion. Complex characters dealt in a very passionate way, #Vishalbhardwaj forte.” – Director Aanand L Rai

The verdict that came from all the Bollywood stars was unanimous:


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