Mayank Shekhar's review: Shakal Pe Mat Ja

By Hindustan Times

Director: Shubh Mukherjee
Actors: Shubh Mukherjee, Raghuveer Yadav, Saurabh Shukla
Rating: *

Don’t judge a book by its cover. So this film’s title suggests: Shakal Pe Mat Jaa, don’t go by the looks. I see the hopeless looks on people’s faces as they emerge from this movie just as I’m about to enter its next show, and immediately wonder: Should I really go in? As luck would have it, I’m already in, holed up for hours, like the four main characters in this film.

We’re inside the theatre, of course, technically not allowed to get out. They’re inside an airport, caught by cops, because they were filming without permission shots of flights landing and taking off. The coppers are convinced these blokes are terrorists. You’re sure they’re just average Joes, plai