‘The suspense is finally revealed, what with the poster of ‘Student of the Year’ being unveiled’
Well, one is tempted to begin the write-up with this statement, what with Karan Johar unleashing the film’s poster on social networking sites. However what one gets to see is far removed from revealing suspense! Instead, one is all the more intrigued to know what the film is actually about.
The first thing that Karan Johar and his creative team does in this direction is to actually hide their characters instead of bringing them out in open. Now that’s rather surprising because when the film was launched a year ago, there were full page advertisements that pretty much disclosed how Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Siddharth Malhotra actually looked like.
Well, not any more!
This time around KJo is content with revealing just the on-screen names of the protagonists – Abhimanyu, Shanaya and Rohan. However, what he does in the process is also throwing a teaser around the film’s setting.
So while it was always obvious that this romcom would be set in a campus, the playground foreground with the protagonists in jerseys makes one wonder if there is a sports setting to the film as well? Moreover, with a caption that goes as – ‘They are gearing up for Student of the Year’ – one wonders whether there are all around elements like dramatics, academics and social service coming into play as well.
While these speculations would come to an end (well, to some extent at the least), when the film’s promo goes online on 2nd August.
For now though, we’d love to know from you – what do you think ‘Student of the Year’ is all about? Vote now.
– Joginder Tuteja