Darbar Movie Review


Movie: Darbar
Rating: 2.75/5
Banner: Lyca Productions
Cast: Rajinikanth,Nayanthara,Nivetha Thomas
Music: Anirudh Ravichander
Cinematography: Santosh Sivan
Producer(s):  Allirajah_Subaskaran
Director: AR.Murugadoss
Release Date: January 09, 2020

Punchline: Feast For Fans!


Aditya Arunachalam(Rajinikanth), is posted as mumbai city commissioner to control the drug trafficking and the crimes happening in Mumbai. He confronts with a top industrialist son, Ajay Malhotra and arrests him. There will be some tit for tat moves between Aditya Arunchalam and Vinay Malhotra (Ajay Malhotra’s dad) in trying to release his son from jail. In an unexpected turn of events, Ajay Malhotra will be killed and a new twist will be revealed. Sunil Shetty aka Hari Chopra, who is now controlling the whole drug business for the entire world enters the scene to kill Aditya. Rest of the story is how Aditya will nail down Sunil Shetty and take his vengeance


Artistes’ Performances:

  • Rajinikanth’s Swag is unmatchable and his energy levels are at peaks
  • Nivetha Thomas acted very well
  • Nayanathara fits the bill
  • Sunil Shetty is just okay
  • Yogi Babu brings some laughs



  • Rajinikanth’s Performance
  • First Half
  • BGM
  • Some swag moments


  • Second Half
  • Songs
  • Typical Revenge Story


Darbar starring Rajinikanth and Muragadoss has raised expectations with the trailer and for showing Rajini the ways fans want to see. Muragadoss got the act right with the first half in keeping audience engaged with the proceedings and once the twist is revealed, the movie starts to slow down and second half feels too melodramatic. Even the climax of the film could have been much better and ended in a typical way that we may have seen zillion times so far. Still, Darbar makes it a one time watch if you don’t mind typical revenge films and Rajini’s performances makes it an easy watch.

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