Kartik Aaryan will be appearing on the OTT platform soon, in a never-seen role with the movie Dhamaka. It is directed by Ram Madhavani who has directed the 2016 hit film Neerja. Kartik will be doing a journalist role in the film. It is an adaptation of the 2013 Korean thriller film The Terror Live.
Kartik Aaryan receives threat calls after he interviews a terrorist who blew up a bridge in the city. The film is bankrolled by Ronnie Screwvala and is made under the banner of RSVP Movies. The shooting was filmed with multiple techniques and was wrapped up in just 10 days.
And the critics’ reviews are surprisingly positive, positive, positive for Kartik Aaryan’s best performance in Dhamaka.
Some performances take you by surprise… #KartikAaryan's act in #Dhamaka is one of those… Labelled a 'loverboy' for his on-screen portrayals, #Kartik's performance in #Dhamaka is truly dhamakedaar, heralds his arrival in roles of substance… Wish it had released in cinemas! pic.twitter.com/wf3bk0wQzN
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 19, 2021
Review – #Dhamaka
Rating – 4*/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Solid Intense Drama ,Impactful & Edgy successfully draws mass attention towards Power-Hungry News creators and the dark side of Media & Politics. #KartikAaryan outstanding performance is the biggest strength of the film. #DhamakaReview pic.twitter.com/rOwPwZBAsC
— Rohit Jaiswal (@rohitjswl01) November 19, 2021
Non-stop edge of the seat thriller which entertains & enlivens you throughout. @TheAaryanKartik as Arjun Pathak delivers a stunning performance,his nuances are too good in the film. @RamKMadhvani direction & story telling makes dhamaka a compelling watch. pic.twitter.com/djW735naNW
— Sumit Kadel (@SumitkadeI) November 19, 2021
The layered character portrayal by @TheAaryanKartik is what makes this an award winning performance. @mrunal0801 owns her scenes! #RamMadhavni ‘s cutting edge direction creates a #Dhamaka 4.5 * #SiddharthKannan #SidK #DhamakaReview #DhamakaOnNetflix @NetflixIndia #KartikAaryan pic.twitter.com/fWDdhHnqjs
— Siddharth Kannan (@sidkannan) November 19, 2021
Dhamaka Star Cast
Earlier actress Yami Gautam was cast as Kartik’s wife in the movie but due to her busy date schedule, Mrunal Thakur replaced her role in the film. Kartik Aryan is playing the journalist Arjun Pahak’s role, Mrunal Thakur as his wife, Amruta Subhash is playing Arjun’s boss, it also features Vikash Kumar, and Vishwajeet Pradhan.
Dhamaka Digital Rights
Dhamaka storyline tells about Arjun Pathak’s journalist life where he gets in trouble after interviewing a terrorist who blew up a bridge. According to several reports of Netflix has acquired the Film’s digital rights at Rs 135 crore, which is the highest ever for any Bollywood film.
Earlier the Laxmii (2020) starring Akshay Kumar used to hold this record, which sold its digital rights to Disney+Hotstar to Rs 110 crores, Hence it will not release in theatres.
In Teaser and in Mood Promo Kartik is seen repeating only one line, “ Mein hoon Arjun Pathak, Bharosa 24/7 se, Jo Bhi Kahunga Sach Kahunga” which translates that, ”He is Arjun Pathak from Bharosa 24/7, whatever I say Shall Be the Truth.” a frustrated ex-news reporter who gets another chance after a call from a terrorist to interview him on live television.
Although the makers didn’t disclose anything on budget, seeing the production completed within 10 days, the budget of the film will be around 28-30 crore approx.
Dhamaka Trailer & Release Date
The teaser was released on 2 March 2021 and crossed 1.4cr+ views as of now and a Mood Promo was uploaded on 26 Sept 2021 and crossed 7 Lakh plus views in one day with 37k likes on the Netflix official YouTube channel.
Kartik Aaryan’s Dhamaka is all set to release soon on the 19th of November, this is the much-hyped drama of his career.
Dhamaka will live soon at around 2 PM.
#DhamakaOnNetflix IN LESS THAN 2 HOURS 💥💥💥
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) November 19, 2021
Song Kasoor is out:
Song Khoya Paaya is out from the movie:
Khoya Paaya tune hai kya..
Jeena tha jab jeeya nahi
Ab jeene ki vinti kare….❤️#KhoyaPaaya #Dhamaka 💥 #19thNov https://t.co/VYJytr2Sfk@NetflixIndia @ItsAmitTrivedi @iVishalKhurana @RamKMadhvani @amita_madhvani @ronniescrewvala @mrunal0801 @AmrutaSubhash @PuneetVuneet
— Kartik Aaryan (@TheAaryanKartik) November 12, 2021
What if we told you, you could get everything you ever wanted? But you had to lose everything you care about.
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) November 10, 2021
Keep calm and put your Bharosa in Arjun Pathak. #Dhamaka is loading 💥
Arriving on Netflix – 19th November. #DhamakaOnNetflix @TheAaryanKartik @RamKMadhvani @amita_madhvani @ronniescrewvala @mrunal0801 @AmrutaSubhash @StrictlyVikas @vishfulfilled @PuneetVuneet #ManuAnand pic.twitter.com/EKHvVCANxI
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) October 19, 2021
— Ram Madhvani (@RamKMadhvani) September 26, 2021