The film explores the life of Haddi (Nawazuddin Siddiqui), a rookie transgender who moves from Allahbad to Delhi to join a gang of transgenders and rises to the top of The story is set against the backdrop of contemporary ruins in the NCR.
Haddi is a gritty, compelling, and spine-chilling mafia revenge story. It holds a lot of aspirational beliefs. The characters are brilliantly developed, and the plot is extremely deep. The cold-blooded technique used by directors like Kashyap, Scorsese, Fincher, and Tarintino is employed quite successfully in this movie. The Kinnar sector and the transgender community are both fairly represented. The songs, especially Beparda, are lovely, and the background music is excellent. The actors in the movie have truly excelled and deserve high appreciation. The movie’s third act is particularly strong.
As Haddi, Nawazuddin Siddiqui excels. He is a master actor who completely inhabits the role that he plays on screen.
Pramod Ahlawat as played by Anurag Kashyap is commanding and scary. The actor-director succeeds in getting a part in yet another fantastic tale.
Mohammad Zeeshan Ayyub plays a small yet crucial and excellent part. Haddi handles the romance between Ayyub and Siddiqui’s protagonists very delicately.
There are several other outstanding actors in the movie who also deserve praise.
Haddi is not your typical movie. It is a unique vengeance story that is quite impactful. There is a lot to discuss about the movie, but it can’t be done without giving viewers who intend to watch the movie spoilers. Yes, at times the movie feels choppy and disjointed, but the overall message is wonderfully conveyed. This movie has the power to linger with you for days after you watch it. Haddi is currently available on Zee 5.