Film Review: Bhavesh Joshi Superhero (2018) by Vikramaditya Motwane

Bollywood hasn’t had a very good run when it comes to superhero movies. While the “Krrish” trilogy and “Ra.One” were commercially successful chiefly because of their star power, they were generally disliked by viewers and critics alike and films like “Alag”, “Drona” or “A Flying Jatt” barely registered with the audience. Director Vikramaditya Motwane, whose films are usually known to be gritty and realistic, is surprisingly the latest to try and bring us a superhero film unlike any we’ve seen so far.

Bhavesh Joshi and Siku aka Sikander Khanna are two friends who, inspired and reinvigorated by the 2011 Anti-Corruption Movement in the country, start a YouTube channel called Insaaf TV, showcasing themselves carrying out vigilante actions against people committing minor offences like cutting trees, peeing in public or drivers driving down the wrong side of a one-way street. When the Anti-Corruption Movement fizzles out, Siku gets disillusioned by

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