In recent times, stories related to transgenders are coming to the screen more and more. The web series ‘Taali’, starring Sushmita Sen in the lead role, also revolves around issues related to the lives of transgenders. In the same vein, this time Nawazuddin Siddiqui played the role of a transgender, the movie ‘Haddi’ was released on the ‘Ze5’ platform from the 7th of this month.
When it comes to this film directed by Akshat Ajay Sharma, Haddi (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) has a strong desire to become a woman. He undergoes a related surgery and becomes a woman and changes his name to ‘Harika’. Harika continues her life with Revathi. In such circumstances, a gang star named Pramod murders Revathi. How will Harika take revenge on Pramod who killed Revathi? That is the story.
The story revolves around the lives of transgenders, love, marriage, some anarchic forces that hang in their lives. Retaliations are common, but it feels new for a transgender person to face someone beyond their level. Currently available only in Hindi, this movie is likely to be available in other languages soon. Nawazuddin’s performance can be said to be the highlight of this movie.
Haddi also starring Anurag Kashyap, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Saurabh Sachdeva, Ila Arun, Vipin Sharma in the important roles.