2023 During the British rule in India, Arakeshwara, an air force soldier and son of a freedom fighter Amareshwara,due to unavoidable circumstances, kills Khaleed, the don of Amarapura and thus gets trapped in the mafia world and later becomes the king of the underworld. However, trouble ensues for Arakeshwara as he has to deal with his rivals and Bhargav Bhakshi, a cop sent by the British to eradicate him and the underworld. Kabzaa ಕಬ್ಜ
Kabzaa is a newly launched Kannada Movie available in the Tamil language that was released on 17 March 2023. The movie is R. Chandru, who also directed movies like “I Love You” in 2019 and “Kanaka” in 2018. The movie is produced by Anand Pandit, R. Chandru, and Alankar Pandian. The cinematography of the movie is done by A. J. Shetty and the movie is edited by Mahesh S. Reddy. The music of the movie is done by Ravi Basrur. Anand Pandit Motion Pictures, Sri Siddheshwara Enterprises, and Invenio Origin are the production companies of the movie and the distributors of the movie are Anand Pandit Motion Pictures, Lyca Productions, Zee Studios, Ruchira Entertainments, N Cinemas, Kiccha Cinemas.
The official runtime of the movie is 136 minutes and the reported budget of the movie is INR₹120 crores (US$14.5 million). As the movie is released today that’s why there are no box office details available but reports say that the advance booking of this movie has crossed INR₹3 crores (US$362K) and day 1 early estimates are reported INR₹ 10 crores (US$1.2 million). The main characters from the movie are Upendra as Arkeshwara, Shiva Rajkumar as Siddhantha, Kiccha Sudeepa as Bhargava Bakshi, and Shriya Saran as Madhumathi Bahadur.
The movie is available to watch in five languages which are Kannada, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam and each version has three songs. The first song from the Hindi version of the movie is “Kabzaa Title Track” with lyrics by Shabbir Ahmed and sung by Snigdhajit Bhowmik, Shruthika Samudrala, Ritesh G Rao, Saicharan Bhaskaruni, Lokeshwar Edara, Santhosh Venky, Ravi Basrur, Sachin Basrur, and Manish Dinakar. The length of the first Hindi song from the movie is 3 minutes and 59 seconds.
The second song from the Hindi language version of the movie is “Namaami Namaami” with lyrics by Deepak Bharti and sung by Aishwarya Rangarajan. The length of the second Hindi song from the movie is 4 minutes and 41 seconds. The third song from the Hindi version of the movie is “Main Toh Chali” with lyrics by Shabbir Ahmed and sung by Snigdha Sharma and Ritesh G. Rao. The length of the last and third song from the Hindi version of the movie is 3 minutes and 42 seconds.
The first song from the Tamil version of the movie is “Kabzaa Title Track” with lyrics by Madhurakavi and sung by Saicharan Bhaskaruni, Aditi Bhavaraju, Prasanth Kamma, Saicharan Bhaskaruni, Lokeshwar Edara, Santhosh Venky, Ravi Basrur, Sachin Basrur, and Manish Dinakar. The length of the first song from the Tamil version of the movie is 3 minutes and 59 seconds. The second song from the Tamil version of the movie is “Namaami Namaami” with lyrics by Madhurakavi and sung by Vaishnavi Kannan. The length of the second song from the Tamil version of the movie is 4 minutes and 48 seconds.
The last and third song from the Tamil version of the movie is “Pal Pal Pallanguzhi” with lyrics by Madhurakavi and sung by Vagu, and Arjun Vijay. The length of the last and third song from the Tamil version of this movie is 3 minutes and 42 seconds.
The Kabzaa movie received good reviews from audiences and mixed reviews from critics. Nearly 1k people rated this movie 7.3 stars out of 10 stars on IMDb, which are good reviews from audiences. Harish Basavarajaiah from The Times of India rated this movie 3.5 stars out of 5 stars and said “There are many one-liners and punching dialogues which play to the gallery. Shivarajkumar’s entry in the climax brings another twist to the tale and is one of the main points in the movie. The story, visual presentation, and ensemble cast make the movie worth watching.”
Yatamanyu Narain from News 18 rated this movie 3 stars out of 5 stars and said “Kabzaa is the right film for you if you are craving to see an anti-hero like Rocky Bhai wreak havoc on the enemies in a full-fledged commercial set-up weaved with the help of adrenaline-pumping action sequences, edge-of-the-seat thrill, and larger than life characters. You’re bound to enjoy the twists and turns and the climax will leave you wanting for more.”
Kirubhakar Purushothaman from The Indian Express rated this movie 1 star out of 5 stars and said “Kabzaa is a wannabe KGF from filmmakers who fail to understand emulating the style of the Yash-starrer isn’t good enough to make an entertainer.” Janani. K from India Today rated this movie 1.5 stars out of 5 stars and said “Kabzaa could have been another KGF for the Kannada film industry. But, it ends up being a laughing stock.”
The Kabza movie is currently running at the box office and if you want to watch the movie now then you have to go to the theatre where the movie is currently running. The digital release rights of the movie were sold to Amazon Prime. If you can’t go to any theatre to watch the movie now then you have to wait for about a few months to watch this movie on the famous OTT platform after that you have to buy a subscription of the OTT platform and then you can watch and download the Kabza movie from the OTT platform without any issues.