13 December 2017 | tim_s_wiley
Great inspirational movie without the Holywood cheese.
I thought the movie itself overall was great, but i do have a serious preference to adventure/road trip movies so take that with a grain of salt.
The movie is at its best showing genuine human nature in today's times... Fear, challenges, temptations to quit, preserverance, accomplishment, and all along the way self-reflection and growth. It was a very nice and very real journey to watch that wasn't completely Holywooded to death.
The only issue i had with the movie was that Anand didn't sell the sincerity of his role to me. He just seemed like an intelligent yet very careless thrill-seeker that unconsciously unconsciously leveraged his very real spirituality to motivate others to support his cause in order to bolster his own spirit, but sadly he also uses this same mystic spiritual nature as a reason/excuse to expose his team to excessive risks and dangers and it just didn't pass any smell test. This kinda made the core of his character a bit less mature as he was selling himself as.
That said Anand's thrill seeking spirit was the single thing that pushed the team harder than they would have went on their own and in the end each team member grew in a unique and personal way because of the excessive risks and challenges they overcame. I felt they all looked at Anand as a quite young spiritualist but the team was wise enough to see basic traits and components of Anand's spirituality and character that they wanted to incorporate into who they were and so they did.
Kinda into Royal Enfield motorcycles after this movie. Oh and i really enjoyed the soundtrack all done by one artist it looks like... never the less I'm going to try to get some of those tracks in my playlist.