CHAKRAVYUH trailer: Did Abhay Deol double cross Arjun Rampal?
Watch the trailer of Prakash Jha’s political thriller and see how the good friends turn foes
Filmmaker Prakash Jha is ready with his next multi-starrer, Chakravyuh. This Arjun Rampal-Abhay Deol starrer is set in a Maoist infested hinterland and tackles a politically relevant issue. The film also has Manoj Bajpayee, Esha Gupta, Anjali Patil and Om Puri playing important roles. Chakravyuh is the story of two best friends: Adil (Arjun) and Kabir (Abhay). Adil Khan, a highly decorated police officer is posted to Nandighat, after a horrifying massacre of 84 policemen.
What follows is how Adil tries to plant Kabir as mole and how he gets double crossed in the process. Post Gangs Of Wasseypur I, this is Bajpayee’s second outing as the man from the hinterlands. He plays the role of a Naxal leader, and we must say that he brings a lot of authenticity to the role. Rampal with his moustache and baritone adds to the gravity of the film. We wonder how and why the maker squeezed in the intimate scenes into a grim story like this. Either they were arm-twisted by the exhibitors or Jha felt the need to offer the audience some relief from the serious subject!
We are waiting to watch Mr Jha’s ambitious take on the Naxal issue…
First Published: 12.13 PM IST 08.17.2012