‘Rangoon’: An impressively immersive film

The plot, a trifle to hold the feelings on, includes an ex-actor turned movie producer Rustom Billimoria aka Rusi (Saif Ali Khan), his lover and muse Julia (Kangana Ranaut) and the military personnel Jamadar Nawab Mallik (Shahid Kapoor) who’s assigned to guard her throughout an arduous journey to the border, the place she is deputed to entertain the Indian Military, serving below the British. It’s throughout this journey that the inevitable occurs, she falls in love with Nawab Malik and shortly realises that she is torn between the 2.

The narrative begins in a dispassionate tone however progressively throughout the course of the narrative, it emotionally hooks you on, making you root for each character.

Director: Vishal Bhardwaj

Cast: Kangana Ranaut, Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan