Movie Review: Mardaani (2014)
MARDAANI, a crime drama, produced by Aditya Chopra, directed by Pradeep Sarkar, tells the story of a female cop whose interest in the case of a kidnapped teenage girl leads her to uncover secrets of human trafficking by the India mafia.
Shivani Shivaji Roy (Rani Mukerji) is a senior inspector crime branch, in Mumbai. Clever at picking up hidden clues and fearless in confronting hardened criminals with wild chase, Shivani takes on a case that changes her life. A teenage girl, Pyaari, who is like a daughter to her, is kidnapped by the trafficking mafia and the mafia kingpin smuggled the girl outside the city. The mafia kingpin calls Shivani and wants to know what she wants, so she will stop chasing them. Shivani asks the mafia kingpin to let Pyaari free, but the mafia kingpin won’t let her free, because Pyaari has seen too much. Shivani Shivaji Roy tries to catch the mafia in 30 days and what follows is a cat and mouse game between a ruthless mafia kingpin and police.