Brilliantly shot, but overall pretty meh
Terrific, terrific film. One of those biopics which benefit largely from a non-linear narrative — there's no other way it could have been this effective and leave such a powerful impact by the end otherwise. Vicky Kaushal was exceptionally brilliant as Udham Singh himself, most definitely his career best performance. Irrfan Khan would be proud!
The last hour was so horrific, I literally couldn't breathe. I've read about the Jallianwala Bagh massacre so much since I was a kid, but…
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