01 October, 2020

D

The film mixes Satya and Company in equal measures, to whip up something not even remotely refreshing.

D
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Starring: Randeep Hooda, Rukhsar, Chunky Pandey, Ishaa Koppikar
Director: Vishram Sawant
Rating: **


D, a "product" from the Ram Gopal Verma Factory, looks and feels highly mass-produced. Straight out of Ramuji's assembly line cinema mill, D mixes Satya and Company in equal measures, to whip up something not even remotely refreshing. Why blame this decade's feelgood formula, Ramuji, if you are yourself turning the crime-in-the-city films into such an easily replicable brand?

The problem is in the story-telling itself. Deshu (Hooda), a Dubai-based mechanic, returns on his mother's death. After seeing two killings and on getting beaten up by the police, he quickly joins the underworld. He rises to the top only to face the wrath of the boss's sons who can't bear to see the familial empire getting claimed by an outsider. Sawant makes no effort to develop any strand of this straight and simple story to its fullest. There is no growth in characters, no depth and detailing....

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