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Old November 2nd, 2017, 02:05 PM
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Ashdoc's movie review---Rukh

Looking at some of the shady dealings in the film , I thought it was India's first film about the after effects of demonetisation . For the main crisis is over a man caught by the income tax department and his case handed over to the CBI over a big matter of black money laundering . But the disclaimer at the beginning of the movie put paid to such hopes ; it said that the main part of the film had been filmed before november 2016---when demonetisation happened . Though the movie is mainly a hindi language film , some of the dialogues are in marathi as some of the characters played are maharashtrians .

Manoj Bajpayee plays Diwakar---a businessman who runs a leather factory . But lately he has been out of his house for days on end , worrying his wife Nandini ( Smita Tambe ) . One day his car suddenly meets with an accident . His son Dhruv ( Adarsh Gourav ) who is only eighteen is studying in boarding school , and has to hasten home after hearing of this news . On returning he finds out that his mother has shifted to her mother's house and his house is now occupied by someone else .

Dhruv decides to find out if his father's death was really an accident , and as he investigates he begins to believe that it was murder . He begins to persistently question his father's associates and some of them begin to blurt out what was happening . His father's business partner Robin ( Kumud Mishra ) was using the leather company to launder black money for his Saudi clients , who used it to finance underworld operations . The income tax department had caught this fact and was handing over the matter to CBI . And Dhruv's father Diwakar had agreed to present all records of the company to the CBI , which would have led to Robin's arrest . Dhruv begins to believe that his father was murdered by Robin to prevent this .

As Dhruv begins to unravel the truth , he realises how much his father's real personality remained hidden from him due to his long absence from home in boarding school . Soon we learn about his own unsavoury past too . Dhruv has been sent to boarding school because of his fight with another boy whom he badly wounded and permanently maimed for life . His own personality is thus hot tempered . Soon he begins to plan revenge on Robin by fiddling with the pistol of his friend and dreaming of using it on Robin . He traces the truck driver with whose truck his father Diwakar met with an accident and threatens him with his gun .

But all through this Dhruv's mother Nandini wants him to not proceed further with his investigation . And who is the mysterious man who keeps following him in his car all the time ? Something is fishy out there....

As Robin and his cohorts try to pin the blame of the whole black money laundering operation on Diwakar in order to escape the CBI's clutches , Dhruv goes on an all out effort to resolve the mystery and clear his father's name . This leads to another fight ; this time with his father's associate Shinde , who is a hot tempered person himself . But when the truth comes out , Dhruv is left dumbfounded by what had really happened . He realises that his mother was trying to shield him from what had really happened , and the reality of life is to try to come to terms with bad news and not investigate it like some detective in a mystery thriller movie .

The movie moves at a languid pace in the first half and I was beginning to lose interest . Only in the second half does it perk up and gives a satisfactory climax . Music is the strong point of the film even though there are only two songs . Photography is okay though colours are one dimensional . Acting is okay by everyone , but Adarsh Gourav excels in his portrayal of Dhruv . Watch him as he comes to terms with his own past as he goes about the investigation of his father's death , to the point where we realise that the movie is about the cleansing of one's own faults rather than a typical suspense movie . In fact it is parallel cinema , what we lay public calls an art movie .

Verdict ---Decent .

Three stars out of five .
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Old April 26th, 2018, 10:30 AM
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Re: Ashdoc's movie review---Rukh

the film is now available on youtube in HD quality

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Also, on Netflix in US. I watched a bit of it.. fell asleep.. I feel it could have been a good one, spoiled by bad acting and slow pace.
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The movie moves at a languid pace in the first half and I was beginning to lose interest . Only in the second half does it perk up and gives a satisfactory climax . ...
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Also, on Netflix in US. I watched a bit of it.. fell asleep.. I feel it could have been a good one, spoiled by bad acting and slow pace.
Languid is an understatement here. The movie is so slow that it would have made Mrinal Sen proud... extremely proud. The whole movie could have been completely in 15 minutes... but the director stretches each scene to its extreme, showing completely unnecessary footage.
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Languid is an understatement here. The movie is so slow that it would have made Mrinal Sen proud... extremely proud. The whole movie could have been completely in 15 minutes... but the director stretches each scene to its extreme, showing completely unnecessary footage.
Seems everyone has seen it except me.
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Also, on Netflix in US. I watched a bit of it.. fell asleep.. I feel it could have been a good one, spoiled by bad acting and slow pace.
Good. Will watch it tomorrow. have this problem of sleeping too late on Fridays
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Good. Will watch it tomorrow. have this problem of sleeping too late on Fridays
Will work only if you’re not frustrated with the movie
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Good. Will watch it tomorrow. have this problem of sleeping too late on Fridays
Believe me, it is not worth it. There are definitely better movies with better plots that are worthwhile. This one is a simplistic story stretched out to 100 minutes.
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so, all the haa-hoo about black money and laundering etc is red herring/hogwash? How can someone commit a suicide in a car accident?
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Believe me, it is not worth it. There are definitely better movies with better plots that are worthwhile. This one is a simplistic story stretched out to 100 minutes.
Ok Saneless, I will pass. But for sqars , now it has become must watch.
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so, all the haa-hoo about black money and laundering etc is red herring/hogwash? How can someone commit a suicide in a car accident?
Well, the partner who is all into this side of the business does get caught in the end when other associates do not turn up to provide witness against the dead guy. And you just crash your car into any truck that is out there... simble
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Now someone please do me a favor - Just spell out the entire story with the so called suspense please.

So far I got that - A businessman is killed in an accident. His company and his partners are involved in money laundering. The man's son tries to investigate. The man's wife tries to keep her son away from investigating.

So now what I need you to please do is - The suspense is ......... (fill in the blanks)
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Now someone please do me a favor - Just spell out the entire story with the so called suspense please.

So far I got that - A businessman is killed in an accident. His company and his partners are involved in money laundering. The man's son tries to investigate. The man's wife tries to keep her son away from investigating.

So now what I need you to please do is - The suspense is ......... (fill in the blanks)
father killed himself (rammed into a truck to make it look like accident) to save the family and some loyal guys money.
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father killed himself (rammed into a truck to make it look like accident) to save the family and some loyal guys money.
And to add more to that... and explain the movie away (much better than excruciatingly spending time to watch it). The workers at this leather-factory have not been paid in months. The hero is worried... and on top of that CBI investigation on money-laundering. Partner claims he will fix everything but he is not reliable... in fact, the cause of all the issues. So hero fakes suicide as accident after making a deal with the LIC agent, thus using the insurance money to pay off workers. Only 2 people know, LIC agent (who gets a cut) and wife (I am sure she gets something too). Any further spread of news then it becomes insurance-fraud.
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