Talvar is a Hindi language murder mystery thriller based on the true incidents related to the 2008 Noida double murder case. It has a running time of 132 minutes.
Plot : Officer Ashwin Kumar (played by Irrfan Khan) is handed over the case of Shruti Tandon’s murder. His investigations with different parties in attempt to solve the case are represented. Three contradictory accounts of the case are presented in the movie by three different parties similar to the Japanese movie ‘Rashomon.’ Different accounts represent the parents as guilty or innocent.
Critic’s Review:The movie has been praised by every movie critic. The writing of the movie which is done by Vishal Bharadwaj has been specially praised by most of the critics. Also, Irrfan’s acting has received acclaim.
Cast and Direction:
The entire movie is presented in highly gripping manner. Though the names of the characters have been changed, but representation of events is as per the real life incidents. Whole runtime, especially the finale makes it gem of a movie.
Irrfan Khan has again impressed us with his intense performance. Other actors have also done justice to their roles.
Why you will watch:If you are fan of reality-based thrillers like No One Killed Jessica, then you are sure going to get much more than your expectations. You may also get various insights related to this high profile murder case.
Cast: Irrfan Khan will be playing Ashwin Kumar (Central Department of Investigation officer)
Ayesha Parveen will be seen as Shruti Tandon (Based on Arushi Talwar)
Konkona Sen Sharma will appear as Nutan Tandon (Based on Nupur Talwar)
Tabu will be seen as Reema Kumar (Cameo appearance)
Director: Meghna Gulzar
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Talvar Movie Trailer