Rukmini Vasanth, what a star!
Nicely reminded me of Ashiq Abu's Mayanadhi, where everything works in perfect cohesion.
A good hindi film is a rare commodity. Commodity simply because, that is what films in hindi cinema have been brought down to. They're objects, products some that don't even justify their existence as that. There's also celebration of mediocrity, which are sold to you as simple, uncomplicated, non complex tales of valour and then there's Sardar Udham by Shoojit Sircar. This is nuts and bolts filmmaking, this is the kind where flesh, blood and bones can be felt. The…
Last few weeks have been really great for Hindi cinema in terms of quality. Films like Manmarziyaan, Pataakha, Manto and now Andhadhun are easily a part of the top 10 best films released this year if not top 5.
It's very hard to write a review/analyse a film like this because every little bit of detail can be a potential spoiler. The film begins with a question What is life? And you get the answer then itself. This one question…