12 May, 2021

Shor In The City

An engaging peep into the edgy yet fragile lives of Mumbai's people, their relationships, provocations, dilemmas and life-altering decisions.

Shor In The City
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Starring: Tusshar Kapoor, Radhika Apte, Pitobash, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Zakir Hussain
Directed by Krishna DK, Raj Nidimoru
Rating: ***

Not only does Shor In The City inventively capture the sights and sounds, energy and spirit, chaos and precariousness, frustrations and conflicts of the Maximum City, it also provides an engaging peep into the edgy yet fragile lives of its people, their relationships, provocations, dilemmas and life-altering decisions. The criss-cross of lives that the two filmmakers knit on screen shows a keen, observant, quirky and darkly humorous eye.

The narrative spans the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, the days when the noise on the streets gets deafening. The focus is on three sets of characters. A ‘pirate’ publisher, Tilak (Tusshar), with his two...

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