Here is Ghazi Movie Review
After scoring a sleeper hit with the concept film “Kshanam,” PVP Cinema and Matinee Entertainment have once again joined forces for “Ghazi.” Touted to be India’s first submarine war drama, the film is based on a mysterious sinking of Pakistani submarine PNS Ghazi near Visakhapatnam, during the 1971s Indo-Pak war.
Living up to all its hype, the film is a gripping underwater drama that gives a never before seen experience. It has emotion, powerful performances coupled with technical brilliance that takes the film to the next level. The film’s visuals and background music (BGM) compliment each other.
Read on for the in depth analysis.
During the events in the liberation war of East Pakistan between Bengali nationalist forces and West Pakistan in 1971, Pak Navy enters into Indian waters and attempts to destroy INS Vikrant, India’s flagship and first aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy.
Set in 1971, the film is about Indian Navy’s counter mission against the Pakistan Navy. Simply put, “Ghazi” is about Captain Ranvijay Singh (Kay Kay Menon), Lt. Commander Arjun (Rana Daggubati) of the Indian Submarine S21 and the team including Devraj (Atul Kulkarni) and many others, who remain underwater for 18 days, and destroy the PNS Ghazi.
Rana yet again shows up a brave intense performance. Kay Kay Menon gives his best. Taapsee has very little to offer in her limited role as a Bengali refugee saved by Indian Navy. Cast in Pak’s Navy too shine in their roles. The director recruited the best cast as they delivered a flawless performance.
Just like the Indian submarine in the film, Ghazi too appears to go down at a few times but as the film progresses it rises. The initial conflict between the Captain and Lt. Commander could have been better.
Yet, it’s excusable given that Sankalp is a newcomer. The first time director is successful in showcasing the courage and patriotism of Indian Navy sailors aboard the Submarine S-21. Few cinematic liberties at times might put you off. But on the whole, it’s a gripping war drama and a very good attempt.
Computer Graphics deserve special mention as they take away the cake. The film couldn’t had been what it is if not with the top notch CG work.
Top notch CG Work
Few Cinematic Liberties
Ghazi isn’t the run of the mill film that you get to watch every Friday. It’s certainly one of its kind. Go for it. It won’t disappoint you.