Nitishastra review: Taapsee Pannu’s short film is an exaggerated version of a believable story

Taapsee is a fine performer and in many moments, one is reminded of her character from Pink. The background score by Mehul Vyas supplements Pandey’s tone as every emotion is dictated by the music. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd It is a hint that this is the story where she would have to take extreme measures to stand up against injustice, even if it involves going against her family. Director Kapil Verma does not go for subtlety here, and so there are no moments that leave you shocked or surprised because the writing is on the wall from the start. The title of the film can be loosely translated to the ethical code that must be followed, even though it creates dilemmas. Dramatic in most scenes, the score tells you how to feel. It feels like the makers were worried if the audience would in fact root for Roshni, so they decided to introduce Lord Krishna’s teachings just so her ethical stand would have a reason that can be understood by the lowest common denominator. Taapsee plays a self-defense teacher in the film and it looks like her training from the Baby and Naam Shabana days must have come in handy. There is a scene where Roshni asks her mother about why Arjun laid down his arms when he saw his brothers on the battlefield of Mahabharata and you immediately know where this story is headed. 2018-06-06T15:55:52+05:30″>
Published: June 6, 2018 3:55:52 pm

Taapsee Pannu plays a self-defense teacher in Nitishastra. In an earlier scene too, Taapsee’s Roshni is shown just casually reading the Bhagvad Gita. In a span of 20 minutes, director Kapil Verma tries to squeeze in the intricacies of their relationship alongside establishing her profession, his bad habits and also introducing characters who act as a catalyst in taking the story forward. As the story progresses, we learn about the sibling relationship between these two characters. Related News
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