Movie: Cuttputlli Director: Ranjit M Tewari. Cast: Akshay Kumar, Rakul Preet Singh, Sargun Mehta, Chandrachur Singh, Gurpreet Gugghi, SujithShankar and Hrishita Bhatt. Rating: ****
The new thriller is directed by Ranjt Tewari and features Akshay Kumar, Rakul Preet Singh, Sargun Mehta and Chandrachur Singh and Gurpreet Gugghi in lead roles.
The once peaceful town of Kasauli turns into a war zone with triple murders and cops competing
against time to stop the crime from this serial killer. No trace or motive for the murder, Akshay
Kumar as Arjan Sethi, the local investigating cop from Kasauli hunts down a psychopathic killer who is
killing innocent schoolgirls with his conviction and intelligence,
The film offers a fast-paced and exciting narrative without giving much room for exposition
from the main conflict. Although the film is an adaptation of a southern classic, but the Hindi remake is
much more subtle and touching.
SI Arjan Sethi aka Akshay Kumar gives a great performance. He is so controlled and motivated in it
film, he took the simple cop role that had been cast for decades and deconstructed it,
and recreate a powerful and intelligent investigator, which is perhaps the most commendable thing.
Rakul Preet Singh proves once again that she is the most reliable actress for subtle and nuanced
skills. She keeps her character alive with a superb performance.
TV star Sargun Mehta is a revelation; she just hits the ball out of the park with no effort
and makes her presence felt in her debut film.
Sujith Shankar, Chandrachur Singh, Hrishita Bhatt and Gurpreet Ghuggi are seasoned actors and
doesn’t deliver any false note in their performances.
Though horrifying and disturbing at times, for cinematic reasons, Cuttputlli offers a smart and spicy
narrative, with some of the most remarkable performances by leading actors. The movie doesn’t allow it
and that’s why it’s a must watch movie for all movie lovers.