Movie Preview: Jackpot (2013)
Jackpot is a 2013 Hindi comedy thriller directed by Kaizad Gustad starring Sunny Leone, Naseeruddin Shah and Sachiin Joshi.The film is set to release on December 13.Jackpot is a fast-paced rollercoaster comedy thriller full jhol film, set in the world of casino boats and gambling in Goa.
This is a fast paced comedy con full jhol film.It is shown in 10 chapters spread out over 10 days.Each chapter or day is about 10 minutes long.It is set in the world of casino boats and gambling in Goa.Goa. Backwaters. Peace and silence. A lazy river.A House Boat comes into view. Rocking unsteadily.A gunshot.The boat begins to go down.We hear a splash.Over opening credits. A bodyfalls into the still waters of the Chaporariver. It makes a huge splash as it gets caught in fishing nets. The person starts to drown.
A briefcase marked JACKPOT floats above the water. A pair of hands grabs it.
The house boatstarts to sink into the river.
The movie goes backwards all the way to 10 days ago.
In so doing, the 5 members of the gang split up, they start to suspect each other and things go horribly wrong. This is a fast paced action thriller, with lots of comedy, plot twists and turns. The movie is set entirely in Goa, mostly on the rivers and backwaters. It is also told in reverse – first we see what they do, and then we see how they did it. In other words, this is like a murder mystery – first we see the murder itself, and then we see how it was planned. In this story – first we see the heist and then we see how it was planned.
This provides a new and novel way to tell a story. It is contemporary, urban, young, fresh and funny. This is a universal story about greed, trust and love. It is told in a fast and frenetic manner – complete with song, dance and action.