Dhamaka (transl. Blast) is 2021 Indian action thriller film directed by Ram Madhvani who also produced the film with Amrita Madhvani, under the banner Ram Madhvani Films, along with Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP Movies, Lotte Cultureworks, Global Gate Entertainment and Lionsgate Films. Based on the 2013 film The Terror Live, the film stars Kartik Aaryan in the leading role of a journalist named Arjun Pathak, who receives a threat after he exclusively interviewed a terrorist, who blew up a bridge. The film also stars Mrunal Thakur and Amruta Subhash in prominent roles.
The adaptation was first pitched by Sunir Kheterpal of Azure Entertainment along with the producers of the original film. After Kheterpal dropped the project, Screwvala acquired the rights for the adaptation with Madhvani helming the project. An official announcement was made in November 2020, with production began in December 2020 in Mumbai, and was completed within 10 days. The post-production works began simultaneously and completed within four months, with pending visual effects and graphics process, which were resumed after the COVID-19 lockdown due to the second wave of the pandemic, in September 2021. The cinematography is handled by Manu Anand and edited by Monisha Baldawa and Amit Karia. The music and background score is composed by Vishal Khurana.
Originally scheduled for theatrical release, this decision was dropped by the producers in January 2021, in favor of a direct-to-digital release through the streaming service Netflix, on 19 November 2021. The film will be also screened at the 52nd International Film Festival of India after the film’s release.
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