Jalsa movie review: Suresh Triveni's film stars Vidya Balan as a journalist and Shefali Shah has the caretaker of her son.

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Jalsa movie review: Vidya Balan and Shefali Shah struggle to engage audience with half-baked charactersOptions

Much gets said and written when a female-fronted project is served to the audiences. And in Suresh Triveni's Jalsa

It's only obvious to expect a lot of strong dialogues, emotional uproar and dramatically unfolding events, and yes, you get all of that in abundance.

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But the pace, or rather the manner in which things happen, bothered me throughout. Somewhere, I missed the pre and post interval switch in the narrative

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Story: An unfortunate incident turns renowned journalist-single mom Maya Menon (Vidya Balan) and her cook Ruksana’s (Shefali Shah) lives upside down

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Through their predicament, Jalsa compels one to look within and challenges our notions of truth, morality and survival.

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JALSA  A HEART-WRENCHING PORTRAYAL OF INNER CONFLICT

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Can circumstances override truth and conscience? Heath Ledger’s iconic line as the Joker comes to mind.