Years ago, in 1980, Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai starring Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi was released which was the story of a middle class fellow who is very angry for many reasons. Now, in 2019, a movie of the same name has come although the story of both films differ and only the concept of the film and the name of the character are same. This story is based on corruption and political issues.
Albert Pinto (Manav Kaul) is a middle class guy and has not yet been married, but is in love with Stella (Nandita Das). Albert Pinto’s father faces suspension for corruption but being an honest officer he cannot bear the disgrace and commits suicide.
Now, Albert Pinto, who is extremely furious after knowing the reality of his father death, decides to avenge him and targets the two fellows responsible for his death. To execute the assassination, he joins underworld and a companion (Saurabh Shukla). Meanwhile, his girlfriend lodges an FIR of his disappearance and police officer (Kishore Kadam) starts his hunt to get Albert’s clue. After a while, a series of incidents occur and that form the crux of the film.
Screenplay and Dialogues
Penned by Soumirta Ranade, the writer has successfully drawn the characters and their own troubles. Other than a couple of moments, Soumitra’s screenplay is engaging for a good part. It does put the audience into some monotonous moments but grabs their attention a while back.
Dialogues of Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai are thought-provoking and gel with the drama well.
Director Soumitra Ranade uses a trail of flashbacks to bring the element of engagement to the audience. This stunt works at some instances while irritates at many. Having said that Soumitra’s biggest win lies in the fact that he executes the whole drama with prowess and largely keeps the audience engrossed.
Manav Kaul has brilliantly drawn the stress, confusion, eccentricity, ire, and anguish of Albert Pinto. However, Saurabh Shukla steals the show with his yet again ‘RELAXED’ performance. Nandita Das again proves why she carries a great stature along with her name. She portrays Stella with sheer brilliance.
Watch It Or Not?
Despite being a little loosely written and executed Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyu Aata Hai is an honest and thought-provoking effort. In addition, stellar performances from Manav, Suarabh and Nadita turn it a treat to watch.
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