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Opinion: Kangana and Rajkummar’s Judgementall Hai Kya is Experimental but not a Flawless Dark Entertainer.

Opinion: Kangana and Rajkummar's Judgementall Hai Kya is Experimental but not a Flawless Dark Entertainer.
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On 28/07/2019
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Judgementall Hai kya could have been a path breaking one but it only ended up being a good try. It is not for everyone but I would suggest you all to give it a shot.

Opinion: Kangana and Rajkummar’s Judgementall Hai Kya is Experimental but not a Flawless Dark Entertainer.

Kangana and Rajkummar’s Judgementall Hai Kya is Experimental but not a Flawless Dark Entertainer, it keeps you hooked somehow till the end, which is the director’s biggest achievement.

Prakash Kovelamudi’s first outing as a director is worthy of claps as he and his screenwriter Kanika Dhillon went for originality, they tried to make it a dark satirical original suspense thriller and managed to get most of that. First things first, this is a kind of film which is not being tried in the past here in India, in spite of that Kovelamudi wanted to make it entertaining and fast pacy which will appeal to the masses though I don’t think masses will get it. Having said that, it is quite evident that the movie is not for everyone but I would suggest you all to give it a shot because we need different types of films more than the masala ones. Getting full success is secondary, first we need to keep experimenting and audiences must respond to that. The film stands on the shoulders of the lead actors, Kangana Ranaut is in every frame.

This is her story, Bobby the character played by her is complex. A victim of troubled childhood, she has a kind mental illness which compels her to hear voices, create stories in her mind and refrains her to have trust on people. She is in top form, delivering a solid performance although it is not a new path for her, we have seen her doing something of similar sort in the past. Yes, it is a little frustrating at places to see her on screen all the time, over presence sometimes kills the fun.

On the other hand, Rajkummar Rao stole the show with his mysterious portrayal of a character which makes you intrigued throughout the film. He played the role of Keshav with aplomb, the climax of the film feels rushed and unconvincing but still in some way Rao with his impeccable performance convinces us that those bizzare proceedings are maybe real. The supporting cast is also fantastic, Satish Kaushik and Brijendra Kala as police officers are hilarious so is Hussain Dalal as Varun, Bobby’s boyfriend. Amrita Puri and Amyra Dastur are fresh to look at and Jimmy Shergill in a cameo is lovingly good. The BGM composed by Daniel B. George is riveting, the production design, art direction, and cinematography by Pankaj Kumar are fabulously edgy.

There are many editors in the film making the final cut of two hours run time, yet the film looks long and stretched. The second half of the movie has logic issues, many points of the films are not clear, some questions are left unanswered too. We never understand whether Bobby had an obsession with Keshav or she was only obesessed about exposing him. The movie takes Ramayana’s reference and It becomes haywire then and confuses us in the quest of being original and pacy. Judgementall Hai kya could have been a path breaking one but it only ended up being a good try, I am going with 3 stars.

Judgementall Hai kya could have been a path breaking one but it only ended up being a good try. It is not for everyone but I would suggest you all to give it a shot.
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Agam Anand
Agam Anand is a Novelist and a Stand-Up Artist. He has written two Novels, his 1st novel 'A Non Entity' became an instant hit among youths while his second one 'The Colossal Illusion' ranked in the Top 100 best selling books in a day of its release on Amazon, it also won the TCK Reader's Choice Awards 2019 in USA, for being the best Romantic Novel of the year. Anand was also nominated in the Author of the year category at the NE8x Literature Festival 2019 for 'The Colossal Illusion'. He has graduated from patna in Accounts and did his Masters from Kolkata but he is more interested in writing, Litearature, Philosophy and internet. He is a Cinema Buff, Cricket lover, Very Positive and wants to see everyone Happy.
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