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Movie Review: Kesari

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Kesari (2019)
Anurag Singh
Girish Kohli, Anurag Singh
Akshay Kumar, Parineeti Chopra, Suvinder Vicky

Truly Kesari
Kesari (2019) Action, Drama, History

Kesari (2019) is based on the true story of Battle of Saragarhi in which an army of 21 Sikhs fought against 10,000 Afghans in 1897.

Hardly has it ever happened that I watched an Akshay Kumar movie and didn’t like it but this was exceptionally brilliant! No Indian can ever deny feeling emotional and patriotic about how 21 sikhs fought with 10000 patans and sacrificed their lives in this movie – especially during the last 20 minutes.

I wouldn’t be wrong to say it was one of Akshay Kumar’s best performances till date; he lived the character throughout the movie in a very natural manner. Parineeti chopra had very minor role but she too did her best. I was so engrossed in the movie that while watching it I felt every bit of pain, every bit of pride and every bit of human emotions that the Sikh regiment underwent. I pray for them. I praise them. And so does most other viewers. Such was the effect of ‘Kesari’ and of course its powerful songs!

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Sukanya Basu Mallik
Sukanya Basu Mallik is a multi-genre author, film and book critic. She has been published in various journals, magazines, and anthologies nationally and internationally including Reader’s Digest, Times Of India,Sahitya Akademi Bimonthly Journal, Lucidity Int. Poetry Journal, SEAL (South East Asian Literature) festival anthologies and AIPF Int. Anthology (Austin International Poetry Festival). She has also received a number of awards; The Best Manuscript Awards for fiction & non-fiction categories (Mumbai Literature Festival 2018)etc. Her short story ‘Healing of wounds’ has been awarded a certificate of merit by National Children’s Literature Festival led by eminent author, Ruskin Bond. Her latest releases include Mocktail and#Metoo. Her movie reviews have been published in various newspapers and journals of repute like 'Just film' magazine, Different truths, 'Creation and Criticism' ISSN: 2455-9687 (A Quarterly International Peer-reviewed Refereed e-Journal Devoted to English Language and Literature) And many more. Her research paper 'Voicing of perspective through creativity – an in- depth analysis of Devika Das’s works'. has been published by 'The Expression: An International Multidisciplinary e- Journal', ISSN: 2395-4132 (Online)| A Peer-Reviewed Journal | Impact Factor: 3.9. She's the only undergraduate student to be considered for a research paper publication by the journal so far.
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