A 10-year-old young girl named Manda (Sharvani Suryavanshi) goes missing one night. Her granny (played by Sushama Deshpande), along with a neighbour, goes to fetch her. She’s found badly injured and raped. The police officer refuses to cooperate and almost blamed the victim and her family. How Ajji deals with this is what forms the rest of the story.
The plot of the film is similar to Matr and MOM and that’s fine. But the treatment falters. It is all of 103 minutes but it surely felt more than that. With minimal background music and shot in real locations, the film does have a somber tone throughout. While it isn’t completely unwatchable, there isn’t enough in it to keep you interested.
Sushama Deshpande is decent. In some scenes, she’s so powerful that you’ll be left disturbed. Abhishek Banerjee acts well. All the other actors do a fine job.
There’s nothing new that Ajji offers. We give it 2.5 stars with no kinks.
Ajji is predictable but the problem is in its execution. It takes just too long to get there. A 10-year-old young girl named Manda (Sharvani Sury...2.5