Director Shoojit Sircar who was lastly hailed with Vicky Donor breaks the shells of satirical humor and comes out shrewdly for a series of serious saga.
Film: Madras Cafe
Cast: John Abraham, Nargis Fakhri, Rashi Khanna;
Director: Shoojit Sircar;
Music: Shantanu Moitra;
Rating: *** 1/2
“We lost our PM” is what Abraham complains at a Catholic church mourning the loss of the former Prime Minster of India. Though not named in the flick, our intellect is aware of the onscreen demise of late Rajiv Gandhi in 1991 when a civil war in Sri Lanka was on its verge.
Director Shoojit Sircar who was lastly hailed for Vicky Donor breaks the shells of satirical humor and comes out shrewdly for a series of serious saga. What makes us feel proud of Sircar is his attempt to put his hands in untouched and heroic issues, which necessitate be branded and acknowledged. We have experienced it in Vicky Donor and now it's Madras Cafe which moves you from inside.