Ajeeb Daastaans

Ajeeb Daastaans

Ajeeb Daastaans | Streaming on Netflix

Starring:  Fatima Sana ShaikhJaideep AhlawatArmaan Ralhan
Directors: Neeraj GhaywanKayoze IraniShashank Khaitan
India release date: April 16, 2021
Genre: Drama, romance
Certification: 18
Language: Hindi
Duration: 2 hours 22 mins

Awards:
Filmfare OTT Awards – Best Actress: Web Original Film Konkona Sen Sharma
Asian Academy Creative Awards – Best Actress in a Leading Role Konkona Sen Sharma
Indian Film Institute Award for Best Indian Actor (Female) of 2021: Konkona Sen Sharma (jointly with Nimisha Sajayan in The Great Indian Kitchen)

 

“Sen Sharma is phenomenal. Wearing a stone-hard face, she protects her feelings, her identity, like a mission. But when she allows herself to drop her guard – flashing a smile, directing a piercing gaze – her mannerisms write essays.”

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Tanul Thakur, The Wire
Tanul Thakur
“Konkona excels in the role of a wounded spirit. Bharti’s “manliness” – her walking, talking and working style – is mocked by her male colleagues, but the actress eschews the butch stereotype with great control, turning her gait into more of a tender survival instinct than a hardened physical trait.”

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Rahul Desai, Film Companion
Rahul Desai

 

“Driven by two pivotal performances by Konkona Sensharma and Aditi Rao Hydari, who represent two different faces of the problems of caste and class prejudice and discrimination. You cannot take your eyes off the screen, or let your ears wander, as you hang on to every line that the two actresses deliver and every gesture that they make. They negotiate the complex process of understanding each other’s entitlements and deprivations.”

Rating: 3 stars | Full review

Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV
Saibal Chatterjee

 

 

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