"Madaari," starring Irrfan Khan, releases worldwide on July 22.facebook

Bollywood celebrities, who got to see Irrfan Khan's "Madaari" two days before its release, were all praise for the storyline and the actor's performance. From Amitabh Bachchan to Shah Rukh Khan, several Bollywood celebrities attended the special screening of "Madaari" on Wednesday night in Mumbai.

The film, directed by Nishikanth Kamath, has attracted applause from celebs, including Amitabh, Hansal Mehta, Vicky Kaushal, Tisca Chopra and Dia Mirza. The stalwarts of the film industry took to Twitter to tell fans that "Madaari" is a must watch. Big B called "Madaari" a bold film; Raj Kummar Rao said that the movie is powerful and emotional, while Hansal Mehta compared "Madaari" to Nana Patekar's "Krantiveer."

Directed by Nishikanth, the film also features Jimmy Shergill and child artist Vishesh Bansal in pivotal roles.

Here is what Bollywood celebs have said about the Irrfan-starrer "Madaari:"

Amitabh Bachchan: Watching 'Madaari' and the joys of meeting fellow colleagues .. and a bold film .. !

Atul Kasbekar: #Madaari this weekend folks For the genius that is @irrfan_k who is truly now in another zip code as an actor. Something else this guy

Tisca Chopra: Questions we Indians should have been asking are now the very powerful #Madaari #MustWatch... @irrfan_k you stun not just with craft but with soul in #Madaari .. Take a bow #NishikantKamat @Shaileshrsingh

Sudhir Mishra: Madari asks a simple question.But the answers devastating.Nishikants film packs a punch .Irrfan portrays his torment with such purity

Hansal Mehta: #Madaari touches a raw nerve like Nana Patekar did in Krantiveer many years ago. That angst is updated and back. @irrfan_k is KNOCKOUT!

Vicky Kaushal: #Madaari A fabulous and a very imp film for all of us to watch. Hats off @irrfan_k Sir #NishikantKamath @Shaileshrsingh... Thank You @irrfan_k Sir for inspiring us with every film and every character you portray #Madaari

Priya Gupta: #Madaari is thrilling, chilling & moving. Brilliant story & direction by #NishikantKamat. @irrfan_k you remain my favourite actor. MustWatch

Dia Mirza: Proud that you have backed a story like #Madaari @jackkybhagnani @honeybhagnani @poojafilms. There is no one like you @irrfan_k. #Madaari

Neha Sharma: A must watch this Friday #madari @irrfan_k at his best..moves u in yet another powerful role..story and direction on point..

Raj Kummar Rao: Moving,Powerful,Emotional & so relevant. This Madari will blow your mind. Must watch.Thank u @irrfan_k @Shaileshrsingh #Nishi sir & the team

  • Shah Rukh Khan with Irrfan Khan at the special screening of "Madaari."Varinder Chawla
  • Shah Rukh Khan with Irrfan Khan at the special screening of "Madaari."Varinder Chawla
  • Shah Rukh Khan with Irrfan Khan at the special screening of "Madaari."Varinder Chawla
  • Amitabh Bachchan at the special screening of Irrfan Khan starrer "Madaari."Varinder Chawla
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