Despite being well-intentioned, Kya Yahi Sach Hai ends up being an avoidable fair.
1 out of 5 (Poor)
Mansha Rastogi Thu, 29 Dec 2011
A year that turned out to be quite a potpourri of good and bad films is almost close to its end. The filmy mills have shut shops and tuned into the reverie of the season. Even the cinegoers are busy bringing in the New Year. But to break the reverie comes in a film Kya Yahi Sach Hai that boasts of shaking our belief in the law and political system. The promotional tactics of the film have been to question every current political and social issue raising a question as if the film were to answer it.
Kya Yahi Sach Hai essentially is a film about a righteous IPS officer Raghu Kumar (Rajiv Roda) who intends to bust every possible corrupt racket plaguing India. And in a typical Ardh Satya, Shool, Gangajal fashion, Raghu becomes a threat for Politicians and Senior Officers who keep transferring him from one case to the other, one department to another or even from city to city.
But as I mentioned it was essentially. Courtesy our filmmaker YP Singh's vengeful saga (please note, the man worked as a cop in real life and wanted to unearth the on-going corruption in the system) the film turns out to be a torturous product that challenges your film viewing sensibilities and endurance levels.
Kya Yahi Sach Hai kickstarts with a never ending Police March scene and within 5 minutes (of the film actually starting) strays from its plot meandering into unknown regions, for unknown reasons with unknown intentions. The audience is subjected to a series of flashbacks within flashbacks that too of random characters.
After enough digression, YP Singh once again decides to turn back to his somewhere in the passing lost main tirade. The second half though sticks to the point, doesn't make for half a decent watch owing to the unnecessary plots thrown on you in the first half. There's hardly any two and two put together in this script. Only if YP Singh could pay an extra sum and hire a decent writer and a director!
The film puts you off at the very onset owing to faulty acting or rather the lack of any existing merit to the very word. Each and every actor appears blank as if a teleprompter is shoved on their faces and they are made to recite the lines one after the other.
The background score is nothing but the loud works of orchestra or a band that usually is used at Military marches and is wrongly placed over scenes that don't require them. The least said about the music the better.
Over all, despite being well-intentioned, Kya Yahi Sach Hai ends up being an avoidable fair.
Critic: Mansha Rastogi
1 out of 5 (Poor)
WHAT THE RATINGS MEAN:
0.0 - 1.4 : Poor
1.5 - 1.7: Poor, A Few Good Parts
1.8 - 2.3: Okay
2.4 - 2.9: Fairly Good
3.0 - 3.4: Good
3.5 - 5.0: Very Good