Tanmay Dhanania (Chandu)Indira Tiwari (Vasanti)
Nazarband is a 'love story' in its essence. Vasanti comes out from the prison after five years in the megalopolis of Kolkata to realize that her husband has not come to receive her. She waits in trepidation when Chandu approaches, who also got his release today. Chandu, a seasoned fraudster, offers to help and also has a vile purpose. Although not very comfortable with this weird man, Vasanti takes his support to find the way to her slums. But when they reach the place, she finds that a dazzling mall and few multi-storied buildings have replaced the slums. Without any clue about the whereabouts of his husband or her seven-years-old son, Vasanti is in complete despair. Chandu sticks with this stubborn woman in a journey that goes through the labyrinth of the city in search of her family. Political goons, flesh traders, police, real estate mafia get entangled in the narrative. It reveals the past of these two, who were unknown to each other until today morning. And they delve into the deeper crevices of their emotions and insecurities as they move erratically. It is a strange journey entwined in plethora of emotions: anxiety, distrust, dependence, hatred, care, greed, frustration and necessity. They run amok through the city of Kolkata, disappears into religious carnival and finally reaches the coalfields of Bihar. After fanatical, sometimes fatalistic, turns of events they reach the climactic moment that opens up multiple possibilities in Chandu and Vasanti's lives.