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Naam Shabana review: A chase worth giving up

A predictable and drawn-out affair, Naam Shabana isn't the thriller spy story we've been waiting for

Nikita Puri 

Two years after an Indian intelligence agent called Shabana showed off her kickass moves in Neeraj Pandey’s Baby (2015), Shabana returned to the big screen this Friday. And this time around, unlike the cameo appearance in Baby, Shabana has almost two-and-a-half hours dedicated to her. Directed by Shivam Nair, Naam Shabana is essentially a story of the making of a counter-intelligence field agent. It breezes through how a college-going commerce student, Shabana Khan, portrayed by Taapsee Pannu, becomes involved in the hunt for a super-villain called Mikhail.  Much ...

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First Published: Sat, April 01 2017. 01:34 IST
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