“Student of the Year 2,” released in 2019 as a sequel to 2012’s popular flick, is an explosive Bollywood sequel featuring an ensemble cast, directed and produced by Punit Malhotra with Karan Johar as producer, set in college life competition and high energy dance sequences with stunning visuals that tell an engaging narrative – “Student of the Year 2” should definitely not be missed by lovers of Hindi cinema!
10 May 2019
|1||Sidharth Malhotra||Abhimanyu “Abhi” Singh|
|2||Varun Dhawan||Rohan “Ro” Nanda|
|3||Alia Bhatt||Shanaya Singh (nee: Singhania)|
|4||Rishi Kapoor||Yogendra “Yogi” Vashisht|
|5||Ronit Roy||Coach Karan Shah|
|6||Ram Kapoor||Ashok Nanda|
|7||Sana Saeed||Tanya Israni|
|8||Sahil Anand||Jeet Khurana|
|9||Manasi Rachh||Shruti Pathak|
|10||Kayoze Irani||Kaizad “Sudo” Sodabottleopenerwala|
This film follows Rohan Sachdev (Tiger Shroff), an ambitious athlete striving to win the Dignity Cup intercollege sports competition. Rohan travels to St Teresa’s College with this goal in mind but quickly comes up against fierce rivalry not just on the sports field but also personally.
St Teresa’s University College, led by Mia (Tara Sutaria), quickly attracts Rohan’s attention. However, his loyalties soon shift when he meets Shreya (Ananya Panday), an assertive woman with confidence to stand up for herself and defend herself in any situation. Over time, their love triangle intensifies into an intricate web of emotional experiences for Rohan to navigate.
“Student of the Year 2” explores various themes that resonate with youth audiences, such as dreams pursuit, competition pressures, friendship and love. The film highlights some of the challenges students encounter as they attempt to excel academically, athletically and socially; examines rivalries (both healthy and unhealthy); rivalry’s impact; importance of integrity versus sportsmanship in competitive environments and provides examples from real-life.
Tiger Shroff gives an outstanding performance as Rohan, impressing audiences with his dance skills and high-octane action sequences. His charismatic athleticism breathe life into this character that becomes instantly relatable and endearing to audiences everywhere. Tara Sutaria makes her mark as Mia by showing off both acting proficiency and charm while Ananya Panday adds depth and conviction as Shreya.
Production Values and Music
Production values in this film are of an outstanding standard, featuring visually striking sequences that capture the beauty of college campuses and sporting events. Dance numbers choreographed by Remo D’Souza add extra excitement while Vishal-Shekhar composed melodious tracks which perfectly compliment and elevate viewers viewing experience.
“Student of the Year 2” garnered mixed reviews from critics. While its visuals, performances, and music received praise, some found its storyline lacking depth; nevertheless it resonated strongly with youth audiences and achieved commercial success at box offices worldwide.
“Student of the Year 2” is an exciting and visually dazzling Bollywood film which weaves elements of drama, romance and sports together into an entertaining movie experience that appeals to fans and newcomers alike. Thanks to a talented cast, engaging storyline and foot-tapping music score that engages viewers of its predecessor as well as newcomers alike; its captivating message reminds audiences about dreams, ambitions and difficulties associated with college life in India today.