Releasing Date:- 05 Oct, 2023 Hindi
Streaming on:- Netflix
Critic’s Rating:- 4.0/5
Avg. Users’ Rating:- 4.0/5
IMDb Rating:- 6.0/10
The fictional tackle a singular stated to be stimulated through genuine occasions tells an interesting secret agent story. But it is also the heartbreaking portrayal of private loss so one can ring a bell with the viewer, because the thrilling characters and occasions preserve one hooked till the end.
Cast & Crew:-
Director:- Vishal Bhardwaj
Actor:- Tabu, Ali Fazal, Wamiqa Gabbi, Ashish Vidyarthi, Vijayant Kohli
A RAW operative is assigned the essential case of disclosing a mole withinside the employer who reasons the homicide of an asset. To avenge the death, the agent units up an problematic surveillance at the suspect even as juggling her twin identification as a secret agent and a lover.
KHUFIYA REVIEW :-
‘Khufiya’ Writer-director Vishal Bharadwaj is a grasp storyteller whose flex is serving gripping and edgy tales. And he would not allow down in his ultra-modern offering, loosely primarily based totally on Amar Bhushan’s 2012 novel Escape to Nowhere. The fictional tale is ready withinside the early 2000s, rapidly after the Kargil War, and has all of the substances of a undercover agent thriller.
A poetic starting seamlessly makes manner for a riveting narrative approximately Krishna Mehra, aka KM (Tabu), who’s on a undertaking to deliver to ee-e book a traitor agent, Ravi (Ali Fazal), who’s answerable for her asset’s demise in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
The novel is written via way of means of the ex-leader of the Counter Espionage Unit of RAW (Research and Analysis Wing), and the film interprets the arena of espionage at the display with authenticity, from interpreting of messages, relaying mystery information, bugging of workplaces and home, to double-crossing marketers and more.
Spies have constantly made for fascinating characters, and here, too, Bharadwaj consists of many such steely operatives with a purpose to maintain you at the edge. The group that is led via way of means of the KM or her boss, Jeev (Ashish Vidyarthi), is as humane as hard-hearted. While Jeev says, “Humaare jism mein dimaag dhadakta hai, dil nahin,” they visit any lengths to save you their undertaking from being jeopardised.
Besides the joys of the intricate internet laid to nab the culprit, the layered narrative additionally famous what secrets and techniques can do to the spies’ non-public lives. Throughout its runtime of two hours and 37 minutes, the film remains its direction with out too many distractions. However, withinside the latter half, it loses grip intermittently.
Another spotlight is the film’s music. With poet and lyricist Gulzar, Bharadwaj creates magic again, whether or not with the melancholic Mat Aana rendered via way of means of Rekha Bharadwaj or the active and folksy Mann na rangaav via way of means of Rahul Ram.
Tabu is exquisite in her portrayal of a pointy undercover agent, a lover, and a girl torn among her ruthless task and own circle of relatives existence. Atul Kulkarni has a short however effective function as her ex-husband. Ali Fazal is in pinnacle shape as an overindulgent traitor whose existence unravels later.
Wamiqa Gabbi shines as a loving and dutiful however sassy spouse and a mom who takes on a deadly adventure to get her son back. Bangladeshi actress Azmeri Haque Badhon does nicely in her short function.
The fictional tackle a singular stated to be stimulated via way of means of real occasions tells an interesting undercover agent tale. But it is also the heartbreaking portrayal of private loss with a purpose to ring a bell with the viewer, because the thrilling characters and occasions maintain one hooked till the end.
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