Quantcast
Home   »   Bollywood   »   Baazaar Movie Review

Baazaar Movie Review

October 26, 2018
Author Rating

Directed by – Gauravv K. Chawla

Produced by – Nikkhil Advani, Viacom18 Motion Pictures, Kyta Productions, Emmay Entertainment, B4U Movies

Screenplay by – Nikkhil Advani, Parveez Sheikh, Aseem Arora

Starring – Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Apte, Chitrangada Singh, Denzil Smith, Rohan Mehra

Music by- Tanishk Bagchi, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Kanika Kapoor, Sohail Sen, Bilal Saeed

Cinematography – Swapnil Sonawane

Edited by – Maahir Zaveri, Arjun Srivastava

Movie plot: Baazaar movie begins with a scene in which a guy named Rizwan Ahmed (Rohan Mehra) is standing at the terrace. He is profusely sweating and is looking really pale. Then we are introduced to Shakun Kothari (Saif Ali Khan) in the movie who is praying and saying “ Micchami Dukadam” meaning “may all evils that have been done be fruitless”. Later, the story makes a progress and goes in a flashback where Rizwan is a small town guy but has big aspirations. He books a ticket and moves to Mumbai. So, basically both the central characters of the movie are introduced in the opening scenes of the movie. The story solely revolves around Rizwan who intends to make his presence felt in the city of Mumbai and Shakun Kothari, a small town guy from Surat who has become an epitome of greatness in the stock trading market. Baazaar’s plot is solely balanced between greed, power, money and human relations.

Movie review: The film is quite frizzy and possesses a non-linear narrative. Baazaar has both thriller and theme but it lacks a gripping setting which makes it tedious and repetitive at the points. The first half of the movie is extremely slow. However, thrills can be experienced in the second part. The entire movie uses a plethora of stock market jargon and also showcases several complex ideas like insider trading and financial manipulation which makes it a good film. But the over hustle and power play in the movie makes it quite exhausting.

Coming to the performances, debutant Rohan Mehra has put his best efforts to get noticed in the movie but gets overshadowed by Saif Ali Khan. He appears blazing and brilliant in every scene throughout. Radhika Apte as Mehra’s girlfriend has given a fine performance. Chitrangada goes unnoticed in the movie.

Our verdict: Baazaar introduces us to ideas like media manipulations, insider training, and political rigging. The movie takes a deep dive into the big bad world of stock exchange. So, only if you are into business you will be entertained otherwise you will not find the movie worth a watch.

Summary
Reviewer
Aayushi Namdev
Review Date
Reviewed Item
Baazaar Movie Review
Author Rating
2


avatar

I am a hard and smart working individual who is self-motivated and believes in learning something new every day. Being an avid reader and a major in English Literature I have a small stash of books in my closet which is my prized possession. I love to eat, cook and explore. Reading is my hobby and writing is my passion.

Comments

EU GDPR Update:
MapsofIndia has updated its Terms and Privacy Policy to give Users more transparency into the data this Website collects, how it is processed and the controls Users have on their personal data. Users are requested to review the revised Privacy Policy before using the website services, as any further use of the website will be considered as User's consent to MapsofIndia Privacy Policy and Terms.

We follow editorialcalls.org for border and boundary demarcations