131 Min | Crime – Thriller | January 2013
IMDB Rating: 5.6
Director: Ankush Bhatt
Starring: Raja Bherwani, Rajendra Chawla, Sachiin Joshi
Mumbai Mirror Review: We have seen this story many times before like in Dabangg, Ardh Satya, Singham but all above were well directed or at least have top Start Cast but here bhindi Bazaar Inc fame director is not able to put the point he wanted to. Mumbai Mirror is a story of a Cop who has a dirty past, trying to fight against all -ve in his own way. It is a amateur attempt to show corruption in Cop world & to differentiate mass killing and encounter. Script has many twists and has good start where main character hurts his back and spends the rest of the movie in pain, which remind us that filmy heroes are also human. Editing is below par, cinematography is OK in last song only.
Clothing style is like showing nudity in B grade movies. Sachin Joshi dialogue delivery is really worst but at least better then his first flick. In Supporting role Mahesh play his part very well but director is not able make full use of talent of Murder 2 fame Prashant Narayanan here in Mumbai Mirror. Prakash Raj is repetitive in his character. Aditya Pancholi has nothing much to do. Vimala Raman does well as the journalist-turned-nurse-turned-social activist Jia. The poor thing looks like she has to dance with a brick when Sachiin tries to shake a leg with her. Prashant Narayanan is wasted in his role as Inspector Prashant and delivers his dialogues without pausing for breath. Gihani Khan mostly displays the twins while mouthing some uninteresting dialogues as Rani.
Direction, Music & Editing: Ankush Bhatt does a bad job. A garbled script, jerky characters and a disappointing lead actor don’t add up to any points for the director. Anand Raj Anand and Amjad Nadeem’s music is alright. The item songs attack you out of the blue and are not even much to look at. The cinematography is alright. The editing is sloppy. Mumbai Mirror is a terrible mistake. If you want to laugh at the utter nonsense going on on-screen, you might as well sit through it.
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