Halahal begins and ends with scenes set in the night-time. In between, characters wind in and out of police stations, colleges, hostel rooms and hotels, shining a feeble torchlight on that elusive thing called justice.
The title of the Eros Now original film loosely means venom. Toxicity is delivered by the bucketful over 97 minutes. Its first splash is in the form of a murder disguised as a suicide. Somebody wants the medical student Archana out of the way, and that somebody has succeeded.
Archana’s father Shiv refuses to accept the police verdict. The postmortem report has clearly been fudged. Her collegemates act suspiciously. The police inspector in charge tell the father to move on.
Shiv (Sachin Khedekar) holds his ground. His suspicions are fuelled by a veiled threat from the principal of Archana’s medical institute. The veil is flung off to reveal a nexus of…