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Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi

and Vijay Sethupathi shine in this noirish tale of a long night where the crux is more engaging than the climax

Two decades after he emerged on the scene withEk Hasina Thi, Sriram Raghavan mounts yet another delectable tale of a charming woman accosted by a stranger. The damsel has grown into a mother and this time, not only the man, she also harbours a secret. As they get along on Christmas Eve, we get some melancholy-tinged witty conversations on unfulfilled love and unmitigated heartache, but the slow-burn gradually combusts our attention leaving plenty of soot behind.Two decades after he emerged on the scene withEk Hasina Thi, Sriram Raghavan mounts yet another delectable tale of a charming woman accosted by a stranger. The damsel has grown into a mother and this time, not only the man, she also harbours a secret. As they get along on Christmas Eve, we get some melancholy-tinged witty conversations on unfulfilled love and unmitigated heartache, but the slow-burn gradually combusts our attention leaving plenty of soot behind.