Love story being the core premise of Mukkabaaz, Anurag packs a punch with its subtext of boxing. The film is definitely a milder version of the director, but there is not a dull moment in the movie either. Shravan falls in love with Bhagwandas’s niece Sunaina (Zoya Hussain) who is unable to speak by birth. Shravan’s life changes upside down when Bhagwandas asks him to choose between his passion and love.Rating: Director: Anurag KashyapCast: Vineet Kumar Singh, Zoya Hussain, Jimmy Sheirgill, Ravi Kishan, Sadhna Singh and othersWith his last two duds Bombay Velvet (2015) and Raman Raghav 2. Spending nearly two years on this film, Vineet surely shines bright and is on his way to attain star status with this one. His ripped body and one-liners are an absolute treat. The director is back with yet another engaging story which is the journey of a rising boxer who meets challenges to achieve name and fame. Most likely based on a true story, Mukkabaaz is a well-knitted tale of love, passion and revenge.0 (2016), writer-director Anurag Kashyap has been clearly made industry’s question mark.Shravan Kumar Singh (Vineet Singh), an uneducated lower caste guy from Bareilly aspires to become a top-class boxer.
Written by Anurag and Vineet himself, Mukkabaaz packs a solid punch with its gripping narrative and spellbinding dialogues. He is a self-proclaimed goon of the city who uses his muse Shravan for his personal favours and in return, sanctions his dream sofa fabric to become a boxer.Bhagwandas Mishra (Jimmy Sheirgill), a brash ex-boxer heads the boxing committee for youth. He makes you feel disgusted about him as an evil goon.Hardcore Anurag Kashyap fans may be a bit disappointed with its happy ending and moreover, less of blood bath unlike his films. Book you tickets now!.Debutante Zoya Hussain is clearly a winner in the role of a mute individual. She seems to be more natural than deliberate. Ravi Kishan delivers a wonderful supporting role in his brief part. Tagged as one of the most intelligent directors of our country, Anurag saw a lull after his form of storytelling didn’t create a spark with the audience. What he chooses is what the film all about?Vineet Kumar Singh delivers an honest performance and is devoted to his role. Though Mukkabaaz is not as dark as his genre, the overall treatment is edgy and thrilling alongside the universal appeal.
Nadiya Ke Paar fame actress Sadhna Singh is good in the role of a meek and helpless mother. The highlight of the film is its soundtrack that pushes the story ahead with its satirical words, including the track Paintra by Nucleya with boxer boys on the banks of Ganges in Banaras. He lives a miserable life with his nagging old father Vijay Singh (Rajesh Tailang), a submissive mother, who is controlled by her husband’s bureaucracy, and a loving younger sister who ensures his brother focuses on his dream. Jimmy Sheirgill embraces the film with utmost dedication throughout.In a country where sportsmen struggle for respect, Mukkabaaz is also about the neglecting phase of boxing in small towns