Movie Review: Kahaani (2012)

Users Rating: [ratings] ★★★☆☆
Box Office: Super Hit

Vidya Bagchi arrives in Kolkata from London to find her missing husband. Seven months pregnant and alone in a festive city, she begins a relentless search for her husband. With nothing to rely on except fragments from her memories about him, all clues seem to reach a dead end when everyone tries to convince Vidya that her husband does not exist. She slowly realises that nothing is what it seems. In a city soaked in lies, Vidya is determined to unravel the truth about her husband – for herself and her unborn child – even at the cost of her own life.

Directed by Sujoy Ghosh and Produced by Kushal Gada and Sujoy Ghosh the movie stars Vidya Balan who plays a pregnant woman in search of her husband and the father of the child which takes her all the way to Kolkata from London.This will be Vidya’s fourth female-centric film after PAA, NO ONE KILLED JESSICA & THE DIRTY PICTURE.

The music of the movie is given by Vishal-Shekhar while Vishal Dadlani, Anvita Dutt and Sandeep Shrivastava has penned the lyrics.


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Positive Reviews
4.5 “KAHAANI is a thriller which you just cannot miss. Book your ticket, and brace yourself for an unforgettable ride.”
4.0 “A wonderful movie-going experience, you come out feeling a sense of pride, pleasure and fulfillment after having watched KAHAANI.Just do not miss it. Hugely recommended!”
Bollywood Hungama
4.0 “Kahaani is much too enjoyable to find flaws.This is, without doubt, Sujoy Ghosh’s best work so far. Go watch it.”
4.0 “It slams home a shock value that a thriller rightly demands.”
Times Of India
4.0 “Kahaani is one of those rare films that can easily lay claim to being a game-changer.”
NDTV Movies
4.0 “Watch Kahaani to relish a suspense thriller with a fascinating story and a masterful performance by Vidya Balan.”
4.0 “Kahaani ultimately belongs to director Sujoy Ghosh, who brings the suspense thriller into Bollywood vogue with his latest work.”
4.0 “Kahaani is a gripping journey, which stuns you as the mystery unfolds and Vidya, after The Dirty Picture does complete justice to a woman dominated film.”
Daily Bhaskar
3.0 “Kahaani lives up to its expectation and comes across as a potent example of intelligent cinema. A definite watch.”
3.0 ” It’s an intelligent thriller told in a novel way.”
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