November 24 : Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai starrer action thriller Dhoom 2 completed 15 years today. The 2006 film also stars Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra and Bipasha Basu in lead roles. The blockbuster was directed by Sanjay Gadhvi and produced by Aditya Chopra and Yash Chopra at a budget of ₹350 million under the banner Yash Raj Films. Dhoom 2 was the second instalment in the Dhoom series.
Fans celebrated the special day on social media, and made it a trend on Twitter in no time. Dhoom 2 has been trending on social media since morning. Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra had reprised their roles as buddy cops Jai Dixit and Ali Khan, respectively. The Dhoom franchise was started in 2004 with Abhishek as ACP Jai Dixit and Uday Chopra as his assistant. The plot revolved around these two cops chasing the thieves. John Abraham was seen as a thief in the first instalment, while Hrithik in the second. The film had hit the theatres on November 24, 2006. The film became the highest grossing Indian film of 2006.
Fans loved the online chemistry of Hrithik and Aishwarya, who underwent drastic transformation for their roles. Audience were swept off their feet by Hrithik’s uber-cool and Aishwarya’s extra sulty looks. Remembering the film 15 years down the lane, fans shared film scenes and songs on Twitter. One of the fans wrote, “Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai gave Bollywood its slickest, sexiest bad guys.”
“#Dhoom2 was the most stylish action film in the decade of 2000.. #HrithikRoshan & #AshwaryaRai chemistry was memorable.. Hrithik delivered two big blockbusters in 2006 with D3 & #Krrish !! #15YearsOfDhoom2,” tweeted another fan.
“Hrithik Roshan as Mr .A is the coolest thief ever,” wrote a fan, while another commented, “Still remember the euphoria it had created then @iHrithik mania all over the place, seen it thrice in theatre.”