Movie Review: Irada (2017)
A much decorated soldier-turned-writer Parabjeet Walia (Naseeruddin Shah) finds his world crashing down when his daughter falls prey to lung cancer. However instead of grieving over the loss, he decides to dig deeper to unravel the mystery and comes face-to-face with a harsh reality closely guarded by the haughty corporate tycoon Paddy.F.Sharma (Sharad Kelkar) who masquerades as a philanthrophist in the town along with the support of the state’s corrupt chief minister Ramandeep Braitch (Divya Dutta). Enter NIA officer Arjun Mishra (Arshad Warsi) who is asked by the CM to attempt a cover-up when one of Walia’s ‘quick shot’ remedies threatens to blow the lid off Paddy’s devious intentions which has already endangered the town. Meanwhile, there is a journalist named Simmi (Sagarika Ghatge) who is out to avenge the murder of her RTI activist boyfriend in the hands of Sharma. Soon, the trio embark on a common mission to save the town from being pushed in the abyss of death, disease and destruction.