When the Director is Mr. Ashutosh Gowariker, along with Hrithik Roshan, then no doubt it will be a magical presentation for your eyes. An epic fiction based on the ancient Indus Valley Civilization featuring their city Mohenjo Daro, it is the first commercial film in the world featuring this civilization. Movie runs in 2016 BC era where a farmer from a small village comes to the greatest city ever in that age for rescuing a beautiful lady along with the whole civilization. He fought against all the evil and stood with people of Mohenjo Daro till the survival.
Movie is very beautifully portraying the time zone and Director has taken care of every small detail to give it real look. Like, igniting fire by the friction of rocks, the kind of clothing material used for dresses, even the language they speak was different but beautifully converted to Hindi in a cinematic way that one should experience in the cinema. The kind of trading that was done at that time, the barter system, how horses came to Asia and how the gold trade began, everything is covered in this movie. Locations are carefully chosen where still we can travel behind from the modern things, like outskirts of Bhuj and Marble Rocks of Jabalpur along with Narmada River. Movie is followed by a huge research to write the script with various archaeologist working on these civilizations. Cherry on the top is the music of AR Rahman, that made it fantastic, especially the song “Tu Hai” was flowing from the beginning to end of the movie.
Brilliant and outstanding performance by Hrithik Roshan, this guy is setting up a different standard film by film. He is so much into the character that, nowhere you will get a feel that he is the same guy who lives in our time period. The beautiful Pooja Hegde looking gorgeous with kind of costume specially designed with lot of research. Kabir Bedi is there in the negative role, I must say he nailed it with such a rock solid performance. Arunoday Singh with his massive personality added up the evil part of the movie. Other cast is full of talented bunch of actors like Suhasini Mulay, Nitish Bhardwaj, Manish Choudhary and the list goes on.
A must watch for witnessing a great movie along with some facts of ancient civilization.