‘Andhadhun’ movie review: Ayushmann Khurrana, Radhika Apte starrer intelligently mounted with unexpected twists


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Film: Andhadhun

Director: Sriram Raghavan

Cast: Tabu, Ayushmann Khurrana, Radhika Apte, Zakhir Hussain, Ashwini Kalsekar, Manav Vij, Chaya Kadam, Anil Dhawan, Gopal K. Singh

Rating: ****

Director Sriram Raghavan’s “Andhadhun” is a rigid, handy and carefully compelling homicide secret. It is simply the account of a man who ends up caught in a surrealistic bad dream. Paying tribute to yesteryear’s melodic projects “Chitrahaar” and “Chayageet”, the story’s setup is more engaging than the result; as Alfred Hitchcock watched, anticipation plays superior to anything activity and the film conveys, straight up till the last minute.

For the greater part of its length, “Andhadhun” works so proficiently that we put the reason and its impacts on hold and run with the activity. Set in Pune, the plot in spite of being unsurprising now and again, unwinds like a page turning novel with turns at each intersection as the excite is in its anticipation.

Likewise, the amusingness is very much adjusted. It streams normally in this spine chiller. The unique jokes like, “undetectable pressure mujhe suit nahin karta, pimple ate hain confront pe” or when the scared controller tells his better half, “I adore you just, jaanu” is the thing that keeps you in parts. The characters are intriguing and insightfully created. As casualty of conditions, Ayushmann Khurrana and Tabu, are both persuading. Tabu, as the obstinate and merciless Simi, in a noire symbol is an enjoyment to watch. Her’s is a character that has never been seen on the Indian screen previously.

Ayushmann hits the bulls-eye as Akash, the visually impaired music fan endeavoring to think and be focussed keeping in mind the end goal to get some motivation to make great music. You don’t sympathize with him when he gets reserved into the homicide of Pramod Sinha a colleague who he meets at Franco’s, an upscale eatery, where he plays the piano, rather you expand at the screen with your jaws wide separated, quick to know what’s straightaway?

Anil Dhawan as the blurred star, Pramod Sinha who is hitched to a significantly more youthful Simi, is a bit categorized and their “third wedding commemoration amaze” is somewhat unsurprising. Radhika Apte as Akash’s affection intrigue Sophie conveys effectively with an exceptionally required execution. Manav Vij as the police assessor and Ashwini Kalsekar as his better half, Zakir Hussain as the corrupt Dr. Swami and Chaya Kadam alongside the character Suraj as shark exploiting the circumstance, add quality to the fiery plot.

With expert creation characteristics the film is keenly mounted. Music is a basic piece of the story and old melodies work consistently in the account. Of the first track the melody, “Goodness Bhai re”, sounds unexpected, constrained and a distortion in the story. The camera work and altering are impeccable. The primary scene where the seeker is pursuing the bunny in a cabbage field is cleverly coordinated into the account and that is the point at which the splendor of the Director and his group, hits you. Generally speaking, Andhadhun is a film worth your ticket cost.


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