Friday, September 13, 2019

The Altered Reality of Saaho: Why I love the film!

Saaho - Kartik Dayanand Boddapati

It’s a little over two weeks since Saaho released. I already watched the film twice in the theatres and I plan to watch it at least one more time on the big screen. I thought it was a kickass thriller, with a screenplay unlike anything we’ve seen so far in Indian cinema.

The critics had something else to say though. They all hated it.

I suspect that they haven't grasped anything about the movie at all.

This blogpost is actually a lament about them and not a movie review in the conventional sense.

I speak about the film, but more to set a context as to how the critics went horribly wrong this time. I just couldn’t resist the urge to write about this topic.

Here it goes...