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Dhamaka is not the first instance Bollywood has attempted to remake a South Korean drama. Unfortunately, it will not be the final. Ram Madhvani is an intriguing option to film Dhamaka
The Hindi version of the 2013 Korean thriller The Terror Live. It was created as a satire on the apathy of primetime mainstream media, and it enables Madhavani to further tighten the gap between truth and artifice, the grey region that has become synonymous with his unique style of cinema.
Dhamaka movie review: storyline
Arjun Pathak (Kartik Aaryan), a top headline anchor on prime-time Television, is demoted to FM. He sees a suspicious telephone conversation from a bomber as a glimmer of hope for reclaiming his lost glory. Until his demands are honored, the bomber warns to destroy the Bandra–Worli Sea Link. With lives at risk, does Arjun save his declining profession or the people being held hostage on the crossing?
The main issue that Dhamaka is dealing with is the template that it has chosen to use. Forget overseas, Bollywood has produced a slew of films along the same lines, some fantastic (A Wednesday, Table No. 21), some nice to just about passable (Madaari, Knock Out), and some bleh (The Killer).
Yes, none of these movies are precisely alike, but the primary subplot of these movies is about the adversary compelling the protagonist/s to do certain things at firearms.
A Wednesday and Table No 21 had the perfect balance of positive and negative in them. Dhamaka overlooks this because the ‘good’ is so mediocre that no matter how good the ‘good’ is, it remains unfulfilled throughout. We haven’t seen the classic (The Terror Live), therefore we won’t make any comparisons.
Dhamaka Movie Review: a Star-Studded Performance:
Kartik Aaryan puts everything he could into this one, which is understandable given that the filmmaker is coming off of fascinatingly interesting productions like Neerja & Aarya. Though the media reporter’s side of his portrayal appears overused at moments, he contrasts it with emotional nuances.
Overall, if it had been broadcast 10-15 years ago, it would have been an acceptable film, but not in a society when superior films in a comparable genre already exist.