Anurag Kashyap who is known to be a torch bearer of dark shade modern cinema is now came up with another flick Mukkabaaz. The film features Vineet Kumar Singh who got popular as Danish Khan in the film Gangs of Wasseypur. The film recites about the journey of a passionate of Rajput Boxer who falls in love with a mute niece of Brahmin boxing leader. Then after, the local bully decided to make his life hell.
It started with the passionate boxer named Shravan Singh who trains in the premises of a local Brahmin boxing leader Bhagwan Mishra. The local place is ruled by them. Shravan get fall in love with her mute niece Sunaina. Shravan started rebelling against everything wrong happening in the place. Mishra tries to crush his boxing dream and career as well. The war between Shravan and Mishra started where his love seem to be on stake.
Shravan get supported from a harijan boxing coach who trains him and inspires him to win. He started his life with Sunaina anyways but apparently Mishra kidnap Sunaina and her parents.
Why to Watch
Vineet Kumar Singh who is applauded for his role in Gangs of Wasseypur seem to be a passionate, rebellious and sporty boxer. The journey of the boxer and his love story might not rings any bell about being something new on the plot but it is new. Interestingly the love story is raw and connecting. The challenges and situation doesn’t seem fabricated out of drama but seems to part of love story and the journey of the man. So you might get more from the story and plot. Ravi Kishan looks great and did fine job being a guide in the film. Bhagwan Mishra is played magnificently by Jimmy Shergill, it is totally ‘ paisawasool’ to watch him as antagonist. The love story inbetween Shravan and Sunaina is beautiful and feel so ground-level authentic.
Though the film’s length seem like exaggerated. It could be more compact and hard-hitting if not would be long in the duration. Some extra scenes added to make the film relief from the darkness of it which might not be needed or could be more justified. Climax is bit stretched or could be more striking rather than be stretching and over-dramatic. Not it is unaffective but could be more hard-hitting.
The final call
The film is just like what we expect from Anurag Kashyap. The raw love story wraps a journey and struggle of a boxer who fights for his love is must watch film. It is among the best boxing related films. The film might not be great for colourful and vibrant film lovers but will be treat for who loved Gangs of Wasseypur. The performances scores the highest apart from the story.