Movie Recommendations: #7

No Smoking (2007)

Director:Anurag Kashyap

Starring:John Abraham,Paresh Rawal.

No Smoking is a neo-noir psychological thriller film.The story revolves around a man known as ‘K'(John Abraham),a narcissistic chain smoker who attempts to kick his habit by visiting a “rehabilitation” center run by a crazed Godman(Paresh Rawal), who employs unconventional,harsh methods to cure his addiction.

A gripping and well-crafted plot, intriguing symbolism and a surreal setting set this film apart. The movie was well ahead of its time, and performed miserably at the box office, but has attained cult status. It is one of those Nolan-esque movies which force you to think, and has multiple interpretations.


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