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In broad terms, it's a 'been there seen that' underworld movie. The regular Ram Gopal Varma style of covering gangsters and their lives. But it has a certain rugged feel about it and the sub-plots and side characters are fresh which can make a good DVD watch.
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This page has additional observations, other than the ones noted in the main review.
Aman (Adhvik Mahajan) is an army man who comes face to face with Sultan (Zakir Hussain), a terrifying terrorist. Sultan chillingly explains how he is happy because he has a mind of his own and knows his aim of life. Aman, though not convinced is willing to give Sultan the benefit of doubt. He leads a peaceful life until one fine day...
- The opening sequence between Aman and Sultan.
- The focus on eyes. Especially because Adhvik has lovely eyes.
What did not
- Lines given to Aman's daughter! She looked about 4-5 years old. The use of words like 'politics' and their appropriate usage sounded too heavy for her age.
- The RD gang was pretty easily convinced about Amaan's background.
- The martial arts show-offer member of RD's gang. It felt like he existed in the script for the sole purpose of the one cool line that was a dig on him.
- The I have a hangover kind of a feeling given to Sultan's character.
- The phone call set-up Amaan uses to save himself from a corner - seemed too easy to be true.
- The exchange between Aman and Iya is shot as if its out of a horror movie. Didn't work entirely for me.
- Was Aman living in a chawl? With air conditioners in every room?