For all of you, fans of Pankaj Tripathi and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who have gone missing watching the actors on-screen, here is a potential gem that will soon hit the digital space. Titled Anwar’s Ajab Kissa, the film is a 2013 dark comedy directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta. It traces the life of a detective, who quits his job and goes in search of himself. Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Birthday: The Ghoomketu actor’s 8 cum-scene films you didn’t know are available online on Netflix, YouTube and Hotstar.
The film unfortunately could not have a theatrical release, but was also released at the BFI London Film Festival and the International Film Festival of Kerala and received critical acclaim. Pankaj Tripathi’s presence makes images in memes and jokes ranging from Amazon Prime Video to Netflix.
Check out the trailer below:
The film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Ananya Chatterjee, Pankaj Tripathi, Niharika Singh and Amrita Chattopadhyay. Reportedly, the director had finalized the film’s storyline in 2011, but was waiting for the right actor to cast as Anwar. By the way, we can say that he made the right choice given the acting ability of Nawaz and Pankaj.
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