Maatr picture review: Raveena shines bright during this story
Maatr picture show cast: Raveena Tandon, Divya Jagdale, Madhur Mittal, Alisha Khan, Anurag Arora, Rushad Rana
Maatr picture show director: Ashtar Sayed
Maatr star rating: 1.5 stars
This rape-and-revenge adventure story plays it strictly by the numbers: the evil crime (involving the gang rape of a mother and daughter), the aftermath (involving unhelpful officers of the law) , the wounded girl memorizing the cudgels and going when the perpetrators. The roll-out is as conventional as they are available, and generally which will be okay too, however a movie like this has to be deeply sensitive and aware of carry the squalidness of the fabric. Maatr fails on this score from the primary frame, with its unbelievable plot-points, and relentless crassness: I cringed from starting to finish.
In fact, a lot of of it’s jaw-droppingly ugly. A cop, observant the scene of the crime says: ‘PM desh blow form karne ki baat kar rahe hain, aur yeh rape ki baat kar rahi hai’. Seriously? WHO writes these lines?
There’ve been incalculable films created on this theme, that tie in customary strands of police procedural — crime adventure story — rape-revenge fantasy, and we’ve come back aloof from them disturbed, within the right method, to envision however naked power and aggression will slam the victims to the bottom, their legitimate pain ne’er being acknowledged or self-addressed.
Those concerned in making a lady like Vidya Chauhan (Raveena Tandon) UN agency rises from the ashes to hunt out the gang of rapists — a politician’s neandertal son (Madhur Mittal) and his hangers-on UN agency operate from a Old Delhi house — ought to are careful of what they were getting into. particularly once you area unit setting the film within the Capital, that hasn’t forgotten that brutalised lady within the bus, thereon Dec night.
And that extends to the actress, a movie industry veteran, a lady with privilege, and a likeable actor UN agency contains a respectable CV: Tandon’s ‘zakhmi aurat’ is that the results of sensible intentions marred by thoughtless execution.
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