Starring: Irrfan, Rishi Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Huma Qureshi, Shruti Hassan, Aakash Dahiya, Shriswara
Directed by Nikhil Advani
For most of its duration, D Day is a fairly smart and entertaining thriller that moves swiftly enough for us to not pause and question its flights of fantasy, assumed loopholes and confusing twists and turns. It springs from the real and goes into an imagined, fictitious zone. The focus is on RAW’s stealthy Operation Goldman, set in motion to nab the dreaded D company don, aka Dawood, in Karachi. The secret agents, their alternate realities that take them away from their real lives, the cat and mouse chases, the near misses and big blunders—all keep you at the edge of...