Based on Arun Sadhu’s Novel, Set in Mumbai “Ziprya” is story of a shoe polish boy Kisna (Chinmay Kambli) aka Ziparya who turns the leader of the group of shoe polish boys (that includes: Pratamesh Parab as Aslam, Saksham Kulkarni as Narya, Aman Attar as Pombya, Hansraj Jagtap as Ganju and Devansh Deshmukh as Damya) after the accidental death of their former leader Pinglya (Nachiket Purnpatre). Later some realistic incidents spoils their income and they come to realise the importance of Education to survive in the city like Mumbai. How “Ziprya” finds a success is a thing to watch on screen.
Chinmay Kambli has shined in a title role of Ziprya, who has got a great support from the mature actress Amruta Subhash who portrays the role of his sister named Leela. Prathamesh has got a filmy character, who loves watching films and mouths filmy dialogues regularly and pleasantly makes you laugh at several occasions. Role of Narya needed someone who looks healthy and Saksham Kulkarni fits perfectly in there. Pravin Tarde has a small but a very effective character of Pakya Bhai. Other cast members have done justice to their roles but has limited space in the film.
As far as the technical aspects are concerned, Ziprya has it all but unfortunately the execution of the film is slightly below the belt. Cinematography of Rajesh Nadone a-one, particularly in some thrilling moments. Makeup Man Vidyadhar Bhatte has succeeded to make everyone to look like what they actually portray in the film. I must not forget to mention situational music of Samit, Troy and Aarif which has been brilliantly supported by Taufiq Qureshi’s Background Music. Dialogues are decent and brutal, some deserves to be trimmed by Censored. As “Ziprya” is based on a popular novel, so obviously it was a big responsibility to make a film out of it.
Rating – 2/10*