Uyire completes Mani Rathnam's trilogy that started with Roja
and Bombay, and boy, does it disappoint! This is probably Rathnam's worst effort
to date, watchable only because of its superbly crafted technical aspects.
Rathnam, has now become as predictable as the sun rising in the east.
Boy (Shah Rukh Khan) meets girl (Manisha Koirala) in a Railway Station on the
night of El Nino. Boy, on assignment for All India Radio and falls in love
immediately. Boy loses his mind and soul, not to mention the girl, all before
you settle down in your seats. Boy, you see is also Program Executive and Disc
Jockey rolled into one for AIR somewhere in the North East that plays only Tamil
Music, when he is not busy, interviewing wise-cracking terrorist heads who speak
Now, he meets girl again and proposes. Girl's so called brothers waste no time
in wasting him. Girl seems to have a murky past, but the Boy still wants girl
and pursues her to Ladhak. They board a bus that breaks down giving them enough
time to prance around Ladhak in fancy costumes..[ More ]