Tanhaji Movie Review

Tanhaji: Saif Ali Khan Outshines Ajay Devgn In This Epic Drama

Tanhaji is the movie of an unsung hero of the Maratha empire, Tanhaji Malusare, the hero of the battle of Sinhagad between Maratha forces and the Mughal army.


The Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb plans southward expansion from the strategic hill fortress Kondhana. He deputes has Uday Bhan Singh Rathod (Saif Ali Khan) to take control of the fort. On the other hand, Marathas plan a muhim to recapture the fort to prevent the southward advance of the Mughal empire. The brave Maratha subedar Tanaji Malusare (Ajay Devgn) and thus begins the battle of Sinhagad.

Highlights of the movie

Story of Tanaji Malusare in a never before manner

Kajol joins her husband after almost a decade

Saif Ali Khan shines in the negative character of Uday Bhan Singh

The movie has interesting punchlines by both Saif Ali Khan and Ajay Devgn

The slow pace of the movie allows the viewer to enjoy every second of it

Tanhaji First Look & Poster

The poster features Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan, and Kajol but it is Ajay Devgn as Tanaji Malusare that captures the larger part despite being in the background. On the front, there is a shining sword with Saif Ali Khan and Kajol featuring on either side of the sword. Ajay Devgn seems to be emerging from the backdrop. Also, the movie name Tanhaji has a red Maratha flag hoisting over it.

Why watch the movie?

Ajay Devgn has a large fan following. Saif Ali Khan would make you detest Uday Bhan Singh Rathod for life. Kajol is making a comeback with this movie. She plays the role of an ideal housewife who stands by her husband in thick and thin of life.


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