WEEKEND ATTRACTIONS : Drugs, Dread and Dark

WEEKEND ATTRACTIONS : Drugs, Dread and Dark
This week on Friday i.e 9th December 2022 we have the list of movies and series to be released.

MAARICH (Genre : Crime Mystery Thriller | Duration : 2 Hours 6 mins)
Rajiv Dixit, a sharp-witted police officer is at task to find the killer behind a double - murder case. The film is a crime thriller, set against the backdrop of the Mayanagri - Mumbai also known as Mama Maarrich ki Nagri, where everyone has vices and a dark side. In this edge of the seat, whodunnit thriller, Rajiv Dixit is on a relentless pursuit to find the one behind the crime. The chase to catch the biggest evil has begun. The term `Maarich` denotes the ultimate demon. Caught amidst a dilemma where everyone is a suspect, will Rajiv be able to seize Maarich (the killer)? MAARICH is directed by Dhruv Lather and stars Tusshar Kapoor, Rahul Dev and Naseeruddin Shah in pivotal roles.

SALAAM VENKY(Genre : Drama Family | Duration : 2 Hours 17 mins)
Based on a true story, Venkatesh and Sujata challenge medical science. Suffering from a degenerative disease - Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Venkatesh is meant for a short life of 16 years. Venkatesh`s perseverance and soaring human spirit beat the odds to surprise medical science. Towards the end of his life, at the age of 24, he becomes a hero amongst his peers. Wishing to donate his organs before he passes away, the ever-smiling Venkatesh challenges the state and law and earns a place in everyone`s hearts, all in the span of 15 days. Along with his legacy, Venkatesh leaves behind prevalent discourse. Salaam Venky is directed by Revathi and stars Kajol, Vishal Jethwa, Aahana Kumra Rahul Bose and an interesting cameo by none other than Aamir Khan.

VADH(Genre : Drama Family | Duration : 1 Hour 53 mins)
In this thriller, directed by Jaspal Singh Sandhu, Sanjay Mishra stars as Shambhunath Mishra, a retired middle school teacher is living a mundane middle-class life with his wife Manju Mishra in Gwalior. When a situation gets out of hand, it leads to a murder. Can Mishraji turn it into a perfect murder? It also stars Manav Vij and Saurabh Sachdeva in important roles. Vadh echoes the emotional ride we saw in Ajay Devgan starrer Drishyam and Pawan Malhotra’s Tabbar.

Blurr ( Genre : Spook fest): Remake of the acclaimed Spanish film Los ojos de Julia a.k.a. Julia’s Eyes written by Guillem Morales and Oriol Paulo and directed by the former and produced, among others, by Oscar winner Guillermo del Toro. The Hindi version is written by Pawan Sony and Ajay Bahl. BLURR stars Taapsee Pannu who seems to be in awe of Spanish films(Badla, Do Baaarah) and Gulshan Devaiah and premieres on ZEE5 on 9th Dec 2022.

SHADOW ASSASINS( Thriller, Drama | Duration : 2 Hours 6 mins)
Based on some true events, Shadow Assassins is the story of Nirbhay Kalita(played by Anurag Sinha), a young ambitious boy who got sucked into vengeance after his dear ones are assassinated. The film is directed by two time National Award winning director Nilaanjan Reeta Datta and also stars Mishti Chakravorty, Rakesh Chaturvedi Om, KP Sandhu, in important roles. Shadow Assassins releases in theatres on 9th Dec 2022.

CAT : Living under an alias, a former police informant ( played by Randeep Hooda) is summoned to infiltrate a major drug empire only to discover a shocking and dangerous connection to his dark past.Set in the drug infested Punjab, CAT is a web series created by Balwinder Singh Janjua that starts streaming on Netflix from 9th Dec 2022.

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Ahwaan Padhee

Ahwaan Padhee, is an IT Techie/Business Consultant by profession and a film critic/cinephile by passion, is also associated with Radio Playback as well, loves writing and conducting movie quizzes. More By Ahwaan Padhee

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