The riveting cinematic masterpiece, ‘Haddi‘, starring the enigmatic Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the lead role, plunged us headlong into an exhilarating journey filled with a myriad of emotions and suspense. This dark and enthralling narrative of vengeance and personal transformation etched an enduring impression on our cinematic sensibilities, thanks to its captivating plot and exceptional performances. There were not just one, but multiple instances where the plot twists and the exceptional acting by the talented cast quite literally had us on the edge of our seats.
Let’s delve into a few pivotal moments that had us utterly captivated:
The Truth Behind Corpse Theft
The revelation that Haddi and his partner Malkan were stealing corpses for a skeleton trafficking racket, not organ trafficking as suspected by the police, was a macabre twist that left us stunned. The film delves into the dark underbelly of this gruesome trade, showcasing Haddi’s exceptional skills in processing bones.
Inder’s Desperate Pursuit Of Political Power
Inder’s relentless pursuit of political power, highlighted by his involvement in the bone trafficking racket, was a fascinating subplot. His desperation to secure a party ticket and follow in Pramod Ahlawat’s footsteps added layers to the film’s political intrigue.
Haddi’s infiltration into Inder’s gang of crossdressers is a high-stakes game of deception. The suspenseful moments when Haddi gains the trust of these characters, despite their initial suspicions, showcase the character’s cunningness and adaptability, making these suspenseful moments a gripping highlight of the film. Later, Haddi even successfully manipulates Inder’s gang members against each other, which is definitely a masterstroke.
Haddi’s Calculated Revenge
Haddi’s methodical planning and flawless execution of revenge were undeniably exhilarating. Whether it was infiltrating the antagonist’s inner circle or undertaking perilous missions, we watched with bated breath as Haddi’s relentless pursuit of vengeance played out. His unwavering motivation and determination had us firmly in his corner throughout the film.
The climactic showdown between Harika and Pramod Ahlawat had us holding our breath. Harika’s unyielding determination to avenge the massacre of her Gharana and the murder of her husband, Irfan, culminates in a stunning act of retribution. Pramod’s downfall and Harika’s triumphant return as her true self in the post-credit scene left us with a mix of satisfaction and awe.
Filled with unexpected twists, ‘Haddi’ is streaming on Zee5.