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A lot of fun facts about this movie. The ones I know are that this very low budget film was shot in 16 days, Nawazuddin Siddiquie charged 1 rupees for this and Shweta Tripathi who plays a school girl of 14 was 30 years old in real life. 

Haraamkhor is a strange and dark movie but at the same time, it is fun because the point of view from it is told is of two young kids of about 13. The movie touches the subjects of the forbidden relationship of teacher and student, spoiling the innocence of a student and that is what happens in this movie. 

Shyam played by Nawaz corrupts Sindhiya who is 14 and his student. He attacks her innocence and then leaves her because he has a wife also to look after. Basically he uses her and she, as a 14 year old, has no option but to cry about it. Luckily, she has a very nice step mother who has been through the same and there is some comfort there. On the other hand, you have Kamal and his friend, who always keep an eye on Shyam and Sindhiya. It’s like the film is being told through their eyes and perception. They also do a lot of childhood shenanigans which reminded me of my childhood, though I wasn’t that naughty. (we did, however, put our trousers down and compare our small manhoods. I’m sorry if that is too much information haha). 

Acting wise, both actors were perfect. Nawaz is just genius and Shweta is a beauty to be looked at. Sound in the film is non existent. What I love about this movie is the camera angles. They are so creative and raw. Also, you need to keep your mind awake throughout the movie because the editor has done a bit ‘too good’ of a job. Some places it felt like parts of the movie were missing. You keep wondering where was the build up to this particular scene. You just need to imagine the build up yourself. The climax was a bit shocking and hurried up. There wasn’t enough explanation but I enjoyed it nonetheless. 

Overall, I would give this movie a 7/10 for being so nature like and raw. I surely loved it. Oh, and haramkhor means someone who does something forbidden constantly.

Heard and seen a lot about this on the TV and I really wanted to watch it. I stopped watching Indian movies because of the lack of quality. All the Akshay Kumar funny films era was just so terrible it put me off. So this looked good and I like Arjun Rampal so I thought I would give it a go.

Directed by Sudhir Mishra, this is a story about sexual harassment among colleagues in the workplace. But there is always a story behind it and after seeing it all it all makes sense. Rahul is a top person working in an ad agency and he spots Maya who is ambitious and keen. They both have a little relationship which gets broken by jealousy. Still as a work colleague Rahul trains her hard and she gets a job of Creative Manager and in her high fly she kind of ignores Rahul which bugs him and he starts annoying her sometimes hinting and taunting back to their sexual relationship. Maya gets frustrated and she files a complaint of sexual harassment.

But that’s Maya’s side of the story. Rahul has his story to tell and this little mystery gets deeper and deeper.

It was pretty intense and engaging film. I love the music and how it fits in through the scenes. Also the very first line of the film that ‘Jis cheez par tumhara haq ho na to wo tum cheen liyo’ has been loosely relative. Depends how deep you think into it but it all blends into one nice and well directed story.

Arjun Rampal and Chitrangda Singh have some amazing chemistry between them and I really enjoyed their acting. I mean they are such good actors that even their eyes speak to each other when they look at each other and there is some kind of unusual electricity there.

I really enjoyed it and I would rate it 6.5 stars. Well done.

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