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The Hungry - Revenge gone ugly
The Hungry is a 2017 Indian drama film directed by Bornila Chatterjee. It is released in Amazon Prime and is an adaptation of "Titus Andronicus" by William Shakespeare.
Tathagat Ahuja (Naseeruddin Shah) and Tulsi Joshi (Tisca Chopra) are two Delhi based business house who are signing a contract with the government in a new year eve party where Ankur Joshi (Suraj Sharma), an elder son of Tulsi Joshi gets mysteriously murdered and making it look like a suicide. The story progress further where Tulsi plans to marry Sunny Ahuja (Arjun Gupta), son of Tathagat Ahuja in an awkward setup. Tathagat shows his discomfort on this marriage and has a hunch that Tulsi is marrying his son to take revenge of her son's murder. Tulsi's second son Chirag (Antonio Aakeel) visits her mother for marriage and beats up Tathagat's daughter Loveleen Ahuja (Sayani Gupta) very badly over an argument in the night of sangeet ceremony. The movie goes further to unfolds revenge of revenge with a shocking ending.
It's one of the slow thrillers which can bring chill in your spine the way story unfolds. The story takes its turns and surprises you beyond imagination. It's a very well written adaption of Shakespeare and perfectly directed by Bornila. The highlight of the movie is the flawless performance of Naseeruddin Shah and Tisca Chopra. The movie may not release in theatre, do make an effort and watch it on Amazon Prime.