Eons in the past, a buddy enlightened me with a rule of thumb to unravel the whodunit movies. He stated, ‘in many of the murder mystery motion pictures the assassin is the least suspected character, not the obvious one.’
That’s the enjoyable of watching a thriller. Mounting suspense resulting in teetering nailbiting moments because the story twines and untwines on the display. Aban Bharucha Deohans directed ‘Silence… Can You Hear It?’, streaming on Zee5, pans out nicely hatching these high-strung moments, however when the plot, sporadically, veers off to tortuous pitfalls, it’s Manoj Bajpayee who redeems it along with his thundering efficiency.
As the film opens, the director wastes no time in establishing the murder. The physique of a girl named Pooja (Barkha Singh) is noticed by some trekkers on the highest of a hill. She is the daughter of a retired decide, who needs the case to be probed by a particular cop: ACP Avinash Verma (Manoj Bajpayee). The ACP is infamous for his weird strategies of investigation as he would not draw back from crossing the traces and believes in delivering prompt justice.
Police commissioner Sanjay Sharma (Denzil Smith) just isn’t impressed by the thought, however on the insistence of the grieving father, he assigns the probe to ACP Verma, shifting him from the Narcotics Department and sparing him a small staff to hold out the operation.
Before the inquiry begins we’re conscious that there’s one other lady (Kavita) within the story who virtually died falling down the steps in the home and has slipped right into a coma. From the identical home, the identical day, Pooja, who’s a buddy of Kavita, had gone lacking. And the shady account of your complete sequence of occasions narrated by Kavita’s politician husband Ravi Khanna (Arjun Mathur) makes him the primary suspect of the viewers.
Then ACP Verma, as he launches the probe searching for Pooja’s publish mortem report and visiting the crime scene, calls consideration to the modus operandi of the murder and begins connecting the dots to succeed in the offender. Henceforth, we have a look at the entire plot by means of the eyes of ACP Verma, whereas he discusses the twists and turns and leads the investigation along with his staff.
All by means of the scheme, Ravi Khanna stays the prime suspect and the entire inquiry turns an arduous train to nail him. Thankfully, barring some dismally slack bits and disjointed scenes – squeezed in intentionally to mystify the story however left up within the air – the spectator goes with the circulate shopping for many of the narrative. But as my ‘Byomkesh Bakshi’ fan buddy had informed me many years in the past, but once more the least suspected particular person seems to be the killer, and a lot credibly so.
All stated and finished, it will not be an exaggeration so as to add that with out Manoj Bajpayee – or somebody equally good who might embody the character so ingeniously – movie ‘Silence… Can You Hear It?’ might have silently slipped into historical past for the gaping holes within the yarn. Fearless ACP Verma exhibiting egoistic politician Ravi Khanna his place on the police station just isn’t the one scene value watching once more and once more.
Last however not least, Prachi Desai (as Sanjana Vatia) has made an admirable comeback within the film, whereas Sahil Vaid and Vaquar Shaikh – enjoying the opposite two cops within the ACP probe staff – appeared in sync with one another.