SAIFF 2013: Monsoon Shootout (2013, Dir. Amit Kumar)

Monsoon Shootout (2013) Movie Review After playing around the world, from Cannes to Dubai, Monsoon Shootout came to New York City last week as the opening night feature of the South Asian International Film Festival. The film follows Adi (Vijay Varma), a young cop who is involved in his first real case; the investigation of a series of murders linked to a gangster named Shiva (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) in the Mumbai slums. Encouraged by his threatening superior (Neeraj Kabi) to shoot first and ask questions later, Adi must make the difficult choice of whether or not to pull the trigger when he has Shiva cornered. The films spurs from this choice, running one by one through the outcomes that could occur from Adi’s decision.

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