YAARA – “Homage” to friendship and a “riveting take” on crime narrative coming on ZEE5 this Friendship’s Day

During the lockdown, we all have binged watched so much content on OTT platforms that most of us have developed a taste for genres that initially we would probably not pick.Intense stories from north India with thrilling plots- Crime Thrillers is one such space I have started watching across the OTT Platforms.So when ZEE5 dropped the teaser of “Yaara” and captioned it as, “Four friends. One ultimate test. Can they outrun their past? Celebrate the launch of #YaaraOnZEE5 this #FriendshipDay, 30th July. #BondOfYaara (sic).”

Watch the teaser here:

I was super excited to add this to my list to watch out for in July 2020. If you are a person who can handle guns, gambling, blood, and intense fighting scenes with a huge dose of love and friendship than you must check out the trailer above.

Image source : ZEE5.com ( Yaara trailer )

वो मेरा दोस्त है, सारे जहां को है मालूम
दगा करे वह किसी से, तू शर्म आये मुझे
-कातिल शिपाहीThat is the opening statement of the #Trailer and says so much about the friendship in the world of crime. Recently, I have seen #AmitShad on ZEE5 in Operation Parindey and since then I have been looking forward to more of his work. The on screen presence and the conviction that Amit has is truly outstanding and who can do action sequence better than #Vidyut himself with his back to back action sequence – #Commando1, #Commando2, #Commando3 he has carved a niche for himself in this segment while watching the trailer you can feel the chemistry among these 4 Friends.Another highlight of this movie is the unique, talented mix of actors who have done a phenomenal job on each of their characters. Just have a look at the few shots from the Trailer and you can feel the vibe from the 70s – 90s set in the north Indian backdrop and the friendship stands out in the scenes undoubtedly. Just like the movies from the 90s the 4 friends transition from kids to adult while being on the mountain cliff by the sea.

4 Friends as kids – Scene from the Yaara trailer from ZEE5.com

4 Friends as adults – Scene from the Yaara trailer from ZEE5.com

Set in Nepal and Uttar Pradesh, the film revolves around the friendship of Phagun (Vidyut Jammwal) and Mitwa (Amit Sadh). Theirs is a group of four friends, who’ve spent their childhood together and grow up to be gangsters.The one-and-a-half minute clip, Phagun, Mitwa are seen committing crimes since childhood, having gunfights, and a gala time with their friends by the river Ganga.
Set in 1970, #Yaara is based on Chaukdi gang that was active during the 1970s and was involved in robbery and smuggling. In the film, the four friends sport a #retro look with long hair, printed shirts just like the colours of their attire their life seems so happening.Even as kids they had their own style – Scene from the Yaara trailer from ZEE5.com

A scene from the Yaara trailer from ZEE5.com

A scene from the Yaara trailer from ZEE5.com

This is the directorial debut of the filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia. The film has a great ensemble cast which includes Vijay Varma, Sanjay Mishra and Shruti Haasan, apart from Vidyut and Amit Sadh. Produced by Sunir Kheterpal for Azure Entertainment, Yaara is Zee5’s special offering for Friendship Day. The film is a remake of 2011 French crime-drama, Les Lyonnais.You can also explore more movies on ZEE5.So now you know what you need to watch on #FriendshipDay , Celebrate the bond of friendship with Yaara on ZEE5.

A self proclaimed storyteller who loves food and is a health freak to the core. A person who has got a sense of humor to lighten up the most serious stuff. i love the life as it comes, planning is not my cup of tea since i am coffee lover. I brew my own jokes in all situations and love being my own audience. Happy go lucky is the attitude that i carry around. and i stay away from people who throw attitude(cant understand why they carry the weight of their attitude when all they can do is to throw it on others )

5 comments on “YAARA – “Homage” to friendship and a “riveting take” on crime narrative coming on ZEE5 this Friendship’s Day

  1. Pingback: YAARA – “Homage” to friendship and a “riveting take” on crime narrative coming on ZEE5 this Friendship’s Day | artisingh14

  2. Naman Sharma

    Recently I watched the Hindi movie Yaara on ZEE5. It is a story of ‘Chaukdi Gang’, and the two men who helped build this gang played by Vidyut Jammwal and Amit Sadh. This gang of four which includes Vijay Varma is nabbed by the police and serve their time in jail. However, both men who once ruled the drug smuggling, gun-running, and looting struggle in their own different ways to escape their past and start a new life after being released.

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