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An NIA officer tries to unravel the conspiracy that led to the bombing of a business tycoon's factory.


Aparnaa Singh


Dushyant Kumar (Poetry), Anushka Rajan (screenplay) (as Anushka Ranjan)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Naseeruddin Shah ... Parabjeet Walia
Arshad Warsi ... Arjun Mishra
Divya Dutta ... Ramandeep Braitch
Sharad Kelkar ... Paddy Sharma
Sagarika Ghatge ... Maya Singh
Rajesh Sharma ... Jeetu Arora
Rumana Molla ... Riya Walia
Nikhil Pandey Nikhil Pandey ... Anirudh Dutt
Prashantt Guptha ... Bhagat Singh
Diwakar Kumar Diwakar Kumar ... Jagat Sinha
Harmeet Kaur Harmeet Kaur ... Supreet Singh
Savita Bhatti ... Harmeet Braich
Prince Soni Prince Soni ... Sunday Singh
Rohan Shah ... Ricky Bhullar
Radhika Bangia ... Ruby Gill


A mysterious bomb blast in a business tycoon's factory prompts the state CM to hire an NIA officer. He meets an ex-army man seeking revenge for his dead daughter and a journalist demanding justice for her slain boyfriend. Nothing is what it seems. Written by vhavnal

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This is the fourth film of Arshad Warsi and Naseeruddin Shah together. Previously they have acted in Mujhe Meri Biwi Se Bachaao (2001), Ishqiya (2010), Dedh Ishqiya (2014). See more »


After Sagarika Ghatke throws ink on Sharad's face, Sharad says "fools rush in where angels fear to tread" and that it was said by Shakespeare. But actually these lines were first written by Alexander Pope not Shakespeare. See more »

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A Well-Made, Well-Acted Film With A Message!
27 April 2017 | by namashi_1See all my reviews

'Irada' is a pleasant surprise. This one's A Well-Made, Well-Acted Film With A Message! Director Aparnaa Singh delivers an absorbing Eco-Thriller, that is embellished with stellar performances.

'Irada' Synopsis: A mysterious bomb blast in a business tycoon's factory prompts the state CM to hire an NIA officer. He meets an ex-army man seeking revenge for his dead daughter and a journalist demanding justice for her slain boyfriend. Nothing is what it seems.

'Irada' is about the chemical mafia that lays in Punjab, which leads its natives to get cancer. 'irada' is a film with a voice & talks about how the environment needs to be clean & how the people in power are destroying the commoners for the sake of money & power. Aparnaa deserves credit for delivering an interesting film, with a message that actually shocks you.

Having said that, 'Irada' isn't flawless. The film is frustrating slow in its first-hour, but fortunately, the second-hour is power-packed. I wish the first-hour, particularly the first 30- minutes were tighter. But considering the second-hour is so strong, you're almost willing to look away its flaws!

Aparnaa & Anushka Rajan's Writing is initially slow, but gathers tremendous momentum soon-after & doesn't let you move. Aparnaa's Direction is excellent. Cinematography & Editing are well-done.

'Irada' aces as far as the performances are concerned. Arshad Warsi is a delight to watch here. As the NIA officer, with a wicked sense of humor, the criminally underrated Warsi takes center stage, even though he enters the scene pretty late. He's fabulous! Divya Dutta is in top-form after a long time. The actress is simply superb as the sharp-tongued, calculative, conniving CM. Sagarika Ghatge as the journo in search for justice, is very sincere in her part. Sharad Kelkar scores as the wicked business. Rajesh Sharma is fantastic as Kelkar's right-hand, the un-trust worthy manager of his company. Naseeruddin Shah is natural as the grieving father, while the actress who plays Nasser's daughter, is fantastic & leaves a solid impression.

On the whole, 'Irada' comes out of nowhere & hits you. Give it a shot.

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