Producer: Mukta Arts
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Amrish Puri
Music: Himesh Reshammiya
Aitraaz is the story of Raj Malhotra (Akshay Kumar), an affluent businessman who is popular amongst his circle of friends and work colleagues. However Raj faces a bleak future. He is accused of a crime of which he has to prove himself innocent. Raj is not alone in his troubles. He is ably supported by his wife, Priya (Kareena Kapoor). She is an unshakeable character who was once a lawyer herself - she is prepared to do anything to protect her husband's honour. The third character in this tense thriller is Sonia Sharma (Priyanka Chopra). An ambitious model with great aspirations, she is focused on what she wants. She is prepared to achieve her goals, whatever the price. And that price Raj has to pay. Sonia succeeds in bringing Raj's world to a complete halt.
As the case goes to court we are faced with the wrath of Ram Choitrani (Annu Kapoor), the defence lawyer. Careful, convincing and conniving, Ram Choitrani provides the perfect defence but little does he know that he is about to get embroiled in a fateful web with no way out. Mr Patel (Paresh Rawal) is just as good as Ram. He is the shrewd prosecution lawyer who believes in one thing - winning. Success has a strange affinity towards him. But will he be able to succeed once again? Or is he in for a surprise? Thrown into this web of deceit is Raj's boss, Ranjit Roy (Amrish Puri). To complicate matters, he is having an affair with Sonia. Because of this, many lives are thrown out of gear. Can he afford to ignore the situation that he is in, or will he just accept it? The film has a weak story line and one can say that the film will survive only for Priyanka Chopra. She is hot and wild in the film. Kareena is ok. Akshay Kumar is okay too. Cinematography is okay. Songs are not too great. Ovearall not worth wasting time on this one.