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  • NR
  • 2018
  • 2 hr 17 min
  • 6.5  (6,015)

Baazaar is a 2018 Indian drama film directed by Gaurav K. Chawla and is starring Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Apte, and Chitrangda Singh. The film is set in the backdrop of the stock market and follows the story of a young man named Rizwan Ahmed, played by Rohan Mehra, who aspires to be a successful stockbroker. Rizwan hails from a small town in Allahabad and moves to Mumbai to fulfill his dreams. He sets his eyes on the biggest stockbroker in the city, Shakun Kothari, played by Saif Ali Khan, who is known for his cut-throat business tactics and being ruthless. Shakun Kothari is a seasoned businessman who has seen it all in the market and is trying to ensure that he remains on top. When Kothari uncovers Rizwan's talent, he offers him a job in his firm.

Initially, Rizwan is ecstatic about his new job and is pleased with his success. However, when he starts to see the dark and immoral side of business, he begins to question his career choice. Rizwan is exposed to the corruption and fraud that prevails in the market and is forced to choose between his morals and his goals. The film follows Rizwan's journey as he tries to navigate through the cut-throat world of stock trading while trying to maintain his integrity.

Radhika Apte plays the role of Priya, Rizwan's girlfriend, who supports him through his struggles. She works as an analyst in another firm and is witness to the corruption that takes place in the market. Chitrangda Singh plays the role of Mandira Kothari, Shakun Kothari's wife, who initially seems to be the perfect homemaker but later reveals her ambition and cunning nature.

The film has an engaging plot that explores the corrupt side of the financial world, and showcases the greed and ambition that drives people to make decisions that are morally wrong. It highlights the nepotism and corruption that exist in the market and how it impacts the youth who enter the industry. The film's central message is that success should not come at the cost of one's ethics and principles.

The performances by the actors are noteworthy, with Saif Ali Khan's portrayal of the ruthless Shakun Kothari being the highlight of the film. Radhika Apte is impressive in her role as Priya, and her chemistry with Rizwan is convincing. Rohan Mehra, in his debut film, delivers a convincing performance as Rizwan, and his transformation from a starry-eyed young man to a jaded stockbroker is evident throughout the film.

The film's background score and cinematography are commendable, and the adrenaline-pumping trading sequences are shown in a realistic manner, making them appear authentic. The film's production design is impressive, and the scenes of Mumbai's skyline are well-shot, showcasing the grandeur of the city's financial district.

Overall, Baazaar is a well-made film that offers a glimpse into the corrupt practices that exist in the stock market. It delivers an important message about ethics and the importance of staying true to one's principles, despite the pressure to succeed. It is a must-watch for those interested in the financial world and for those who enjoy engaging dramas.

Baazaar is a 2018 crime movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 17 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5.

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    6.5  (6,015)