06-06-23 | 07:00 PM | Gulmohar
Maqbool (2004/Hindi with Eng. subtitles/ 132 mins) Dir. Vishal Bharadwaj. Prod. Bobby Bedi. A crime-drama considered to be one of the finest Indian adaptations of a Shakespearean play. Set in Mumbai’s underworld, where the lead character ‘Maqbool’ (Irrfan Khan) works as a henchman for a powerful underworld don. The film depicts the classic themes of greed, power, betrayal, and guilt, as Maqbool struggles with loyalty to his boss and his love for the boss’ mistress. Screening will be followed by a discussion with Shubhra Gupta, Film Critic, The Indian Express. Collab. The Indian Express Film Club and NH Studioz.