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“ Raazi” is a spy thriller film that features Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal in the lead roles. The film is directed by Meghna Gulzar. Karan Johar produced the film under the banner Dharma Productions. The film is inspired by the novel, Calling Sehmat, a compilation of real-life events. The film has the supporting cast of Rajit Kapur, Shishir Sharma, Jaideep Ahlawat, Aman Vasishth, Ashwath Bhatt, Amruta Khanvilkar, Soni Razdan, Sanjay Suri and Kanwaljit Singh. The screenplay is by Bhavani Iyer and Meghna Gulzar. The music composition is by Shankar Mahadevan trio. “Jay I Patel” is the cinematographer and editing is by Nitin Baid.
Sehmat is from a Kashmiri family, where her dad and her granddad are the freedom fighters. As her dad has cancer and would die in three months, he feels that he could not serve his country. Sehmat, the sensible girl decides to carry over her dad’s job and learns the basic things necessary for an agent including gun shooting, Karate and the Morse codes. After learning all these, she is sent as a spy to Pakistan. She marries a Pakistani during the Indo-Pak war. She executes the orders by the Intelligence from India. The twist is that the girl who is sent to accomplish the mission falls in love with her husband, who is also a target. What happens next? Watch the film in theaters!
Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal excelled in their roles. She had emoted really well when she falls for Vicky. Shishir Sharma and Rajit supported the leads well. Soni Razdan had also done justice to her role.
Meghna Gulzar had brought a sensitive story with an excellent star cast. Soni Razdan, the real-life mother of Alia, playing the mother to her daughter in the film is adorable. She is indeed a good choice and thanks to the casting team. The film has the beautiful story, star cast, emotions, music, the visual treat and what’s not. Meghna handled every frame with intelligence, without missing the period feel.
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Raazi is dipped in patriotism, family emotions and romance as well. With the finely designed screenplay and the dialogues, the film impresses all class audiences. The period film with the war background will definitely make you feel for your nation and for the spy, who dedicates herself for her country.
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