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Badla (2019)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 8 March 2019 (India)
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A dynamic young entrepreneur finds herself locked in a hotel room with the corpse of her dead lover. She hires a prestigious lawyer to defend her and they work together to figure out what actually happened.

Director:

Sujoy Ghosh

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Sujoy Ghosh (adapted screenplay), Sujoy Ghosh (dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Badal Gupta
Taapsee Pannu ... Naina Sethi
Amrita Singh ... Rani Kaur Toor
Antonio Aakeel ... Sunny Singh Toor
Tony Luke ... Arjun Joseph
Tanveer Ghani ... Nirmal Toor 'Nimbi'
Tariqsafdar Hussain Tariqsafdar Hussain ... Police sergeant
Mark Mansfield ... T.V. Reporter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
April Agarwal-Aplin April Agarwal-Aplin ... Sanna Sethi
India Agarwal-Aplin India Agarwal-Aplin
Rachel Flynn Rachel Flynn ... Rachael Joseph
Jason Hetherington Jason Hetherington ... The Driver
Selina Hotwani Selina Hotwani ... Jasmeet
Maram Kamal ... Hallie Hume
Manav Kaul ... Jimmy Punjabi
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Storyline

Naina Sethi a successful entrepreneur finds herself locked in a hotel room.When she gains conscious she finds herself lying to corpse of her lover Arjun she is arrested for the murder.But left on bail her lawyer Jimmy hires a defense lawyer Badal Gupta who hasn't lost a case since last 40 years.Badal and Naina discuss about the events that happened during that day.But Badal feels that there are lot many loopholes in Naina's story. Written by alex.mjacko@gmail.com

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Country:

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

8 March 2019 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

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Dolby Atmos

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Trivia

Tapsee Pannnu's second film with Amitabh Bachchan since Pink (2016). In both the films, he plays the role of lawyer hired by the character of Pannu. See more »

Goofs

In one of the shots when Naina Sethi slams the trunk door on Sunny Singh after realizing that he is alive and pushes the car into the swamp, the car is shown going down into the swamp/lake vertically like it has been dropped into the center of the lake. The car was pushed into the lake and should have gone down at an angle and not vertically. See more »

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Remake of The Invisible Guest (2016) See more »

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Even aft watching the original in 2017, i got pulled into seeing this cos of two reasons.
22 March 2019 | by Fella_shibbySee all my reviews

After having already seen The Invisible Guest in 2017 n having posted a review of it, two things really pulled me into seeing this official remake : the top notch cinematography n Mr. Bachan. The trailer looked as if they did more expenditure compared to the original n the movie proved it.

The plot is the same but with a small change, in the original, a businessman stands accused of murdering his lover as he was found with the lover's dead body in a locked hotel room. But in this case they made a businesswoman an accused.

The London locations r awesome, the marshland and woodlands of the rural area is picturesque. The spooky hotel a la The Shining in the middle of nowhere really stands out.

Another good aspect is that there r no songs n dance, no hero bashing goons matrix style, no jingoism, no six packs, etc.


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