Bollywood has seen a plethora of releases featuring the common man in the limelight(A Wednesday, Rang De Badanti, Nayak to name a few). One such movie is Madaari. Is it impactful and hard hitting…lets find out.
Story & Screenplay
Madaari is the story of Irfaan who kidnaps the home minister’s pampered son. Why has he committed this crime? What is his motive?Will the police find him and arrest him or will he kill the poor child. The story though not novel is extremely relevant. The screenplay is engaging at most places. The background score and music are good. So are the dialogues. Nishikant Kamat(best known for Drishyam) who last directed a very ‘Rocky’ film which was a -‘Handsome’ disaster, is back in form with this movie. At times the pace slackens but then the direction is such that Nishikant gets it back on track!!
Jimmy Shergill beautifully underplays the role of the cop. Tushar Dalvi as the corrupt politician is first rate. Vishesh as the little kid is superb. It is not easy when his major screen space is with Irfaan. He stands his own ground. In yet another powerful and potentially award winning performance is Irfaan. Easy on the eyes….killing one liners with a poker face… portraying emotions through his eyes…he does it all.He portrays the role of ‘Aam Aadmi’ with ease.
All in all this kidnapping drama packs in the right amount of emotions and is also an eye opener for our society. Do watch it!!