By Hindustan Times
Direction: Kunal Deshmukh
Actors: Emraan Hashmi, Randeep Hooda, Esha Gupta
Jannat 2 begins with a bang. In the narrow gullies of Old Delhi (point to ponder: when did ‘Dilli’ become Bollywood’s main muse?), a man is holding a gun to the head of Sonu Dilli KKC, short for kutti kameeni cheez. Sonu, played by Emraan Hashmi, is a small-time hood who deals in guns. But before the man can shoot him, Sonu gives him a crash course on why the gun in his hand is unworthy and why he needs to buy a new one, from Sonu naturally. It’s a clever scene that clearly establishes Sonu Dilli as a lethal mix of street-smarts, criminality and charm.
Sonu’s carefree life takes a hit when he falls in love with a doctor, Jhanvi, played by the pretty but banal Esha Gupta. Now he wants to become a ‘shareef, seedha