Vicky Kaushal is on a roll for first things. Interestingly, he changes sides here and plays the Unseen Para (Special Forces) Commando, the Indian Army after playing a brave Pakistani military officer in Raazi. The star continues to rise from strength to strength, justifying the hype surrounding him. Her genuine and effortless presence adds to the show because otherwise there would be no palpable suspense in a war drama. It does not carry out it but rather decodes and recreates the audacity of the mission. Given the outcomes you know, you are staring at the activities in the classification of the dynamic operations plan with childlike intrigue. The rigorous method – how 80 commandos from Indonesia's Para SF succeeded in infiltrating Pok and in dismantling the terrorist camps is instructive if not violent.
On the technological front, the film ranks better than the artistic. The scenes in battle are realistically shot: ambush, gunfire, fistfights and snipers. The camera tracks the soldiers tactfully as a shadow. Sound effects are important in the fight against movie narration and are used effectively by this war drama in many ways. The sounds are well captured by guns and bullets, but unwanted sounds (loud whispers, distracting footsteps) are very much for a secr