It is not often that you get a mash of many elements in a movie and expect it to be good. With more regularity than not, the end-result turns out to be a decent attempt at good movie-making but stays far and away from that desired end. Lootera, Vikramaditya Motwane’s new movie, is one of those rare gems that seem to have got it all right. The movie is etched on an epic canvas, with strokes done so boldly yet perfectly that a tiny part of you wants it never to end. You would want to capture that moment when you first laid your eyes on a piece of art and make it your own, away from all of the world, hidden in the sweet refuge of the innermost nooks and crannies of your mind. Lootera achieves that because it is simply a work of art, a rare novelty, in today’s celluloid offerings.

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