If you liked Sound of Metal, then there’s good news for you. Riz Ahmed is coming back with yet another musical drama which is titled as- Mogul Mowgli. The film arrived in theatres on September 3, 2021.
Riz Ahmed will be seen in the role of Zed, who is a British Pakistani rapper. He decides to visit his family before going on an international tour. He suddenly gets affected by an autoimmune disease. Now, he must make peace with his health, his career, and reconnect with his parents.
Ahmed was nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award for his role in Sound of Metal. Mogul Mowgli is a repetition of the same concept: Riz Ahmed being the musician and getting hit by an unexpected medical condition. Many questions regarding one’s ambition, trauma, and integrity are literally impossible to answer. The movie makes one feel like he is searching for the truth. In all, the movie is all about Ahmed and how he becomes a completely different man.
Riz Ahmed’s next project- Exis West, is based on a novel that goes by the same name. He’ll be adapting the novel for Netflix and work on it as a producer. Another project- Flee, will be released in December, and this one is an animated documentary. The writers of the movie are- Ahmed himself and Bassim Tariq.
Cast and Characters
The cast of the film includes Riz Ahmed (Zed), Aiysha Hart (Bina), Alyy Khan (Bashir), Sudha Bhuchar (Nasra), Nabhaan Rizwan (RPG), Anjana Vasan (Vaseem), Hussain Manawer (Bilal), Kiran Sonia Sawar (Asma) and Jeff Mirza (Ghulab Milan).
We’ll be discussing the ratings of the film on various sites like IMDb and Rotten tomatoes. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film got an approval rating of 97% and an average rating of 7.44/10. On yet another review website- Metacritic, the film got an average score of 64/100.
Where to Watch?
The film is not available to stream on HBO Max, Netflix, or any other OTT platform. It isn’t streaming anywhere currently. The only way to watch is by visiting your nearest cinema halls. Right now, you can enjoy the trailer and make up your mind about what all the movie is about. And, don’t forget to wear your face masks.
Now, on IMDb, the movie has been rated 8/10 based on 22 reviews posted. So, looking at these reviews and the film’s plot, we can say that you can definitely go and watch the movie. It is a one-time watch, and doesn’t expect so much more from it.
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