Mumbai: The Hindi film fraternity praised the trailer of the forthcoming film "Rustom" for its thrilling elements and congratulated actor Akshay Kumar for his work and look in it.
While the trailer made Ajay Devgn take a second look at it, filmmaker Karan Johar found it "supremely intriguing".
Packed with a mystery element, the trailer launched on Thursday showcases the action star as a naval officer. According to celebrities, the “Rustom” trailer has “raised the bar”.
The over three minute-long trailer shows Akshay clad in a crisp white uniform, sporting a moustache, while actress Ileana D’Cruz, as Akshay’s love interest in the film, shines in bold coloured lipsticks and a vintage look.
Here's what the celebrities had to say:
Anupam Kher: Loved the trailer. Your journey as an actor is getting more and more interesting. More power to you my friend. Jai Ho.
Ajay Devgn: After a long time, saw a trailer that made me get up and take a second look.
Karan Johar: The 'Rustom' trailer is supremely intriguing. Akshay Kumar in pitch perfect form.
Pritish Nandy: Now that's what you call a trailer! Rustom trailer, Akshay Kumar stupendous! loved!
Purab Kohli: Purple indeed! This looks fantastic. Looking forward to the movie.
Hrithik Roshan: Congrats Akshay Kumar. Loved the 'Rustom' trailer. Good choices maketh the man. I'm sure u agree Twinkle Khanna. God bless
Raj Kundra: Well I completely agree! Awesome trailer and very intriguing! Akshay Kumar can't wait for 'Rustom'.
Madhur Bhandarkar: 'Rustom' trailer is gritty, intriguing and impressive. Nice to see Akshay Kumar in a stoic character. Looking forward. All the best team 'Rustom'.
Taapsee Pannu: I'm neither surprised nor doubtful that 'Rustom' trailer is excellent! Akshay Kumar Ileana D' cruz.