Short film review – Drishtti – Rating 4 Stars
Intuitive. Intriguing. Interesting.
The digital medium has entrapped a lot of Bollywood celebrities into opting for meaningful short films. Now we have Bollywood actor Mugdha Godse not just acting in a short film but also producing it. Obviously the script was enticing enough for the fashion model to say ‘yes’.
The short film Drishtti has got the packaging just right. The theme is brilliant, the acting amazing and the editing execution is water-tight. What really appealed to me was the art direction too. Drishti, the art director has done a brilliant job with the entire setting which lends credibility to the ambiance of the story. A big pat on the back for her!
Mugdha has done a perfect 10 job. Her split-second mannerisms, elegant demeanour, never going over-the-top with the character she portrays. It’s been a treat to watch her with this film.
Umang Jain has equally balanced her acting skills to live up to Mugdha’s competencies. Her role has different shades which she may not have done earlier on television.
Director Jass Khera has ensured the film pace is taut. His directorial skills are at its peak. He has carefully balanced cinematic brilliance (the tea making scene, the body and hand touching moments and some more) which speaks volumes for his directorial capabilities.
Overall, a film worth watching which leaves you hoping to see it transformed into a web series with additional episodes. A must watch since it gives you an insight into how clairvoyants actually sooth your mind rather than give you a clear insight into your future.