Rajkummar’s HIT – The First Case Hindi Movie Review & Ratings | Hit or Flop?

Rajkummar Rao HIT Hindi Movie Review: After many remakes from the south, Bollywood has come up with one more remake of a Tollywood super hit film “HIT – The First Case”. Movie is made with the same title and directed by Sailesh Kolanu , who also helmed the original. Talented actors Rajkummar Rao and Sanya Malhotra are playin the main leads. The original movie was produced by Tollywood actor Nani and was made on limited budget, yet the result of the movie turned out to be a blockbuster. Let’s dive into the detailed review of the movie, if this is worth watching and stayed true to the story without spoiling the soul of the original.

Rajkummar Rao HIT Hindi Movie Review



Movie deals with the missing case of a young girl from the city. After few attempts to find the girl, case will be handed over to Vicky, one of the best Police officer in the city. However Vicky suffers from post-traumatic stress due to an incident that happened in his past. Once he starts investigation, the missing case takes many turns. What are the shocking facts he got to know while solving this case, how did he manage to overcome his stress and what was the incident behind his trauma forms the rest of the story.

Cast & Crew

HIT – The First Case stars Rajkummar Rao, Sanya Malhotra, Dalip Tahhil, Milind Gunaji, Shilpa Shukla, Sanjay Narvekar. Movie is directed by DR. Sailesh Kolanu, Camera is handled by Manikandan, Edited by Garry, Music is composed by Mithun and Manan Bharadwaj. Movie is produced by Bhusan Kumar, Dil Raju, Krishan Kumar, Kuldeep Rathore under the banner of T-Series in association with Dil Raju productions.

Movie Name HIT – The First Case
Director Dr. Sailesh Kolanu
Music Director Mithun and Manan Bharadwaj
Producer T-Series in association & Dil Raju productions
Genre Thriller
Cast Rajkummar Rao, Sanya Malhotra, Dalip Tahhil, Milind Gunaji, Shilpa Shukla, Sanjay Narvekar
Editor Garry BH

Movie Verdict

We have come across a lot of remakes in the recent times in Hindi cinema. All the star actors are running behind the remakes of popular hits from the south and many of them are ruining the soul of the films with unnecessary additions to it. This film is an exception, as the movie is directed by the same director, who helmed the original and was successful in making the movie engaging with his screenplay and narration. There are a very few changes made in the movie from the original.

Movie looks slow paced, yet the plot of the movie needs that kind of narration, that will slowly suck you into the details. Apart from a few dull moments here and there, first and later half of the movie look interesting at every point with minute details. The backstory of the main character is well dealt and the way director connected it to the case he is dealing with, makes it more interesting.

Rajkummar Rao once again excels in acting as Vicky, who is going through a trauma and has to handle the complicated case at the same time. Sanya Malhotra was decent with her limited role and screen presence. All other actors did their part for the film as needed.

Technically movie look very good. Manikandan was too good with his camera and the Color grading looks apt for the mood of the movie. Songs and Background score of the film are good. Garry could have edited a few scenes that look a little dragged in the first half of the movie. Director Sailesh Kolanu sticks to the soul and made a true remake of the original without any unnecessary add ons.

Finally, HIT – The First Case is an interesting thriller that has to be watched for it’s unique making and a hard hitting performance from the actor Rajkummar Rao.

Rating: 3.5/5

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