Drishyam 2 movie Ajay Devgn, Akshaye Khanna, Tabu, Shriya Saran, Rajat Kapoor, Ishita Dutta, Mrunal Jadhav, Kamlesh Sawant
Drishyam 2 movie director: Abhishek Pathak
Drishyam 2 movie rating: 3 stars
Bollywood isn’t exactly known for attracting the unsuspecting, not to mention building steam over a following. But, like Drishyam in 2015, Drishyam 2 attracts you with its modest style, simple colors, human police, and a family caught in impossible events, until it returns home its lesson for the second time – it is not important what is in front of you; what matters is what you see.
And the world sees it when it looks Vijay Salgaonkar (Ajay Devgn)? A family man and father of two children, he runs a local service line and has an intense love for films, or “chauthi (Class 4) failed”, an illiterate unemployed man. Indeed, it was the latter that clouded the vision of Meera Deshmukh (Tabu), the IGP of Goa, for the last time, causing him to lose a senseless battle with Salgaonkar.
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Drishyam 2 very cleverly he takes from these two main protagonists, both terrible parents, left in Drishyam. The story is also by Jeethu Joseph, who also directed both the Malayalam versions. With the death of Nishikant Kamat, who directed the Bollywood remake of Drishyam, the reins of Drishyam 2 have been passed on to Abhishek Pathak.
Almost all the characters from the first film make an appearance, and the sequel is enriched by it. They mainly reflect the results of the past seven years – the Salgaonkars of keeping a terrible murder mystery; and the Deshmukhs of living knowing that the former survived by killing their only son, the rebel Sam. The only one who sticks out is Shriya Saran, playing Vijay’s wife in perfect hair and cut saris, with eyes without shadow but for kajal – a sleepless night caught by the killer she talks about anyway.
Word pours here and there, fear that cannot be suppressed, lost talk in the town that will not be silenced, doubt that follows the Salgaonkars, witnesses put two by two together from this terrible night, every inch. to Sam’s body, which remained undiscovered for the last time.
So, since the signs pointing to his family are unwavering, Vijay, who repeats that he can do anything and everything for them, what will he do now?
This plan turns out to be clear, and unexpected as it was in Drishyam. However, in its trial, it was not smooth, requiring an unthinkable violation of the preliminary orders by the police, which would have led any competent judge to throw the case out, as well as the majority of the most deceived people around Vijay. The dramatic change in his fortune adds to the buzz of recognition about him now.
The weak link is probably Akshaye Khanna, as the new IG, Tarun. While Tabu brought character dignity, a strong intensity and a growing helplessness to her role in Drishyam, as a ruthless police officer who is a desperate mother, Khanna’s slurred lines, twinkling eyes and exaggerated, vulnerable demeanor. Tarun is built as this professional cop who stays tall and tough on the corporate chess boards, but only comes close to cracking the case due to a stroke of luck.
Tabu and Kapoor, as her businessman husband Mahesh Deshmukh, return as grieving parents. Their role is small, but whenever he is there, watching, waiting, whining, carrying pain in the lines of his tired face, Tabu is also the owner of this film.
Meera the policeman did not see what was in front of him. But as Vijay admits, when it comes to Meera’s mother, it is difficult to see eye to eye.