Swatantrya Veer Savarkar Review: Randeep Hooda carried this one entirely on his own!

Film: Swatantrya Veer Savarkar

Cast: Randeep Hooda, Amit Sial, Ankita Lokhande, Mrinal Dutt

Director: Randeep Hooda

Rating: 3.5 Moons

Swatantrya Veer Savarkar is the latest addition to the political and period drama genre in the Indian film industry. Directed by Randeep Hooda, the biopic of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar is headlined by the actor along with Amit Sial, Ankita Lokhande and an ensemble. 

Swatantrya Veer Savarkar takes the audience back in time to showcase the journey of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, who fought for India's freedom from the barbaric rule of the British government. From his childhood, and youth to being captive in Kalapani for several years, the film is an in-depth analysis of his life.

Randeep Hooda pulls off a one-man show with Swatantrya Veer Savarkar. He has conceptualised the entire film and presents it in a cinematic way. It brings alive history chapters that were lying in the dust. Swatantrya Veer Savarkar is an educational watch and timely as elections are up in a few months. 

For a common person, the film comes across as artsy with limited relief. The narrative is slow, and dry and takes time to come into its element. The cinematography makes the film a stunning visual affair. It looks pretty and breathtaking on the big screen. 

Randeep carries the film entirely on his shoulder. From managing the directorial duties to transforming into Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, he does it brilliantly. He picks the nuances of the character smoothly. Amit Sial is a wonderful actor and pulls off the role of Veer Savarkar's elder brother. Ankita Lokhande shines in a limited role. Mrinal Dutt is brilliant as Madanlal Dhingra. He leaves a lasting impression. 

Swatantrya Veer Savarkar makes for a riveting watch if you're interested in politics and history. Randeep Hooda fans are in for a treat. We look forward for him to return to direction again.