6 reasons to watch Sidharth Malhotra’s Aiyaary

Aiyaary is an Action-Crime-Thriller Bollywood movie which is written and directed by Neeraj Pandey.  The film features Sidharth Malhotra, Manoj Bajpayee, Rakul Preet Singh, Pooja Chopra, Adil Hussain, Kumud Mishra, Naseeruddin Shah and Anupam Kher.

Sidharth Malhotra and Rakul Preet chemistry

A very fresh pair that we are going to witness. Rakul has done very fewer films in Bollywood but she is popular for her work in Telugu thrillers such as Dhruva , Spyder and Sarrainodu.And now it is exciting enough for the audience to watch this new combination on-screen performance and chemistry for the movie which we have already seen a little in the song ‘Lae Dooba’

Neeraj Pandey

With films like Baby, Special 26, A Wednesday to his credit, Neeraj Pandey has carved a niche for himself in the industry. His thrillers are edgy, rooted in reality and manage to appeal to critics and audiences alike. In an interview, Pandey shared how Aiyaary came into being,”It started with someone talking about the story of a whistle-blower making public a scam that stemmed from a very ordinary incident but blew up into something that toppled the then government. I fictionalized it but also padded it up with some research.”

Manoj Bajpayee Naseeruddin Shah and Anupam Kher

Manoj Bajpayee is definitely one of the better actors that our industry has. His work in films like Aligarh, Naam Shabana, Gangs of Wasseypur and Shootout at Wadala among others has won him a lot of fans in recent years.  These three are known for their great acting skills. Movies like Gangs of Wasseypur, Aligarh and Naam Shabana.


The songs of Aiyaary are melodious with highly emotional undertones. Considering the otherwise action-adventure setting of the story, this contrast makes you wonder what it’s all about. Besides, you’d also want to know more about the roles played by the female characters and what makes them a significant part of the whole story.


It looks like the movie is based on Army life and Army activity as they are looking in Army dress. According to a source, a movie is based on some true incident and is a story of a mentor and his pupil. Considering the fact that the cast includes Manoj Bajpayee and Sidharth, we can safely assume that the former would play the mentor while the latter would carry the role of his disciple.

The title

The most interesting thing about the film is its title. Not many really know what ‘Aiyaary’ means. Speaking of the film’s title, director Neeraj Pandey in an interview said that it meant “the ultimate trickery.” Ever since the first look came out, the film has piqued the fans’ interest due to its fascinating title. In fact, in one of the dialogues of the movie, Manoj Bajpayee explains the meaning of the word to put your thinking to rest. by Niyati Budhiraja

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