Anupama Chopra's review: Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster Returns

By Hindustan Times

Direction: Tigmanshu Dhulia
Actors: Irrfan Khan, Mahie Gill Jimmy Shergill, Soha Ali Khan
Rating: ***

In Saheb Biwi aur Gangster Returns, writer-director Tigmanshu Dhulia takes us back to that deliciously decadent world of decaying, modern-day royalty in Uttar Pradesh that he created in Saheb Biwi aur Gangster.

As in the first film, the characters are damaged, brutal and scheming. Relationships are sacrificed at the altars of power and money, or, as Saheb so eloquently puts it, ‘Har rishte ke peeche ek saazish hai.’ Sex is a weapon. Murder is routine.

Saheb, played by Jimmy Shergill, is now confined to a wheelchair but wields his clout through his goons and his wife, Madhavi (played by Mahie