Directed by: Pradeep Sarkar
Written by Gopi Puthran
Starring: Rani Mukherji, Jissu Sengupta, Tahir Raj Bhasin
Music by: Shantanu Moitra
Running time: 112 Minutes
BollySitter Recommended Age: 18+
BollySitter Family GO Factor: 1.0/5.0
A high paced crime drama packed with action and thrill sequences. In order to save an orphaned girl she considered as her own daughter, a lady Senior Police officer gets embroiled in a cat and mouse chase with an organized sex trafficking operator. Taut editing and restrained acting by lead protagonist Rani Mukherji and antagonist Tahir Raj Bhasin makes the movie a good watch for adults.
Minor scuffle is shown at the beginning of the movie where a police team captures back an escaped criminal. There are murders of three people in two different sequences through gunshots. There are two sequences showcasing destructive rampage by hooligans on public properties. Extreme physical violence is shown in the climax of the movie where the villain is roughed up by the lead actress. Perceived threat with undercurrent of physical abuse is shown throughout the movie where the trafficked girls are manhandled by the operators.
In the opening sequence, through verbal moaning, an adult couple is referred having sex behind closed doors and the act is mentioned by the lead actress thereafter. A scantily clad woman is shown during the sequence.
There are no kissing scenes but there are some scenes of semi frontal and full back nudity of trafficked girls. Physical sexual assault of a teenage girl is shown in one sequence. Scantily clad young girls are shown in various sequences during the movie.
There is reference to prostitution and bidding of virginity of young girls in few sequences of the movie.
Hindi cuss words are used liberally throughout the movie by all actors and are part of the main dialogue delivery.
Drinking, drugs, & smoking
There is one Smoking sequence .Drinking and drug intake is shown in some sequences of the movie. There are two sequences showing drug dealing.
The main theme of the movie is drug dealing and girl child trafficking for prostitution. The behavior of the handler of trafficked girls is barbaric and disrespectful. The lead protagonist is shown of high morale and integrity. She has a positive attitude and analytical mind with grit and strong determination.
Bechdel test 2/3
Movie has only two adult female characters who meet for the first time towards the end of the movie. There are two main teenage female characters who share great camaraderie between them and with the female lead of the movie. The lead protagonist is a female police officer who is empowered and bold. She can handle adversities and tough situations very well. Movie shows a strong feminist influence on storyline in form of the lead protagonist while at the same time showcasing atrocities inflicted upon trafficked young girls who are forced into prostitution.
Overall, film is targeted at adult audience of 18 years and above who understand issues related to sex trafficking and drugs.
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