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‘Saat Uchakkey’ review: Excellent performance by Manoj Bajpayee and Anu Kapoor


Directed by Sanjeev Sharma, the film has an ensemble cast with names like Manoj Bajpayee, Anupam Kher, Kay Kay Menon, Vijay Raaz and Anu Kapoor.

Watching our capital city, New Delhi in any movie is a sheer delight because every filmmaker has his own perception about the city. They make the city look less vulnerable and more creative in their respective manner. Recent release “Saat Uchakkey” has its own take on the city.

Director chooses old Delhi and its restricted lanes to convey his story. Manoj Bajpayee plays the role of gang leader Pappi. With his lines and dialect, proves the essence of the movie which director wants to tell. The movie is not out of the box, but the stellar performances of the actors make it a perfect watch.

The movie is said to be a comedy with little errors. Set in the narrow alley of old Delhi, it has his own charm. The story revolves around some disorganised losers who want to loot some kind of treasure which is hidden in the local haveli. Pappi want to become rich so that he can marry his love interest Sona, played by Aditi Sharma.

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The gang includes Pappi and other teammates such as, Kappe a metalsmith (Aparshakti Khurana), Haggu a keysmith (Nitin Bhasin), Babbe a knick-knack seller (Jatin Sarna) and Jaggi a talented criminal (Vijay Raaz).  The gang and their journey of looting a haveli make the movie interesting along with Kay Kay Menon as local policeman who is infatuated by Sona make it even more delightful.

The story begins with a perfect shot of the alley where a mental asylum is situated and where we can see Anu Kapoor as madman/hypnotist as Bichchi and the story goes which designed beautifully. Couldn’t have asked for more!

The film showcases the Delhi lingo, and the director himself had a great time while watching the performances of his dream cast. The movie tries to tell many things but lacks somewhere in the screenplay. Nevertheless, the actors steal the show especially Manoj Bajpayee.


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