“Kaafir” is an Arabic term for infidel or nonbeliever. The web series is based on a story of a Pakistani woman, who accidentally crosses the LOC and eventually lands up in a prison on the Indian Territory, for being an infiltrator and terrorist. Kainaaz Akhtar, the protagonist spends 7 years in prison and gives birth to a daughter too. But one day, an Indian lawyer-turned journalist Vedant attempts to learn the real story behind Kainaaz’s predicament and eventually unfolds the truth.
Inspired by real events, Kaafir attempts to inject hope, peace and goodwill within a system marred by hatred and prejudices. In other words, I would say that Kaafir is not a mere story of Indians and Pakistanis; rather it transcends the concept of borders and hyper-nationalism.
The trailer starts looking interesting and gives you ample idea of what the web series has on offer for us. However, I would like to share my opinion on the special effects and background score of Skyfire web series. I am surprised to see such great effects and complementing background score. Having watched many western apocalyptic-themed movies and series, I will expect something extraordinary in terms of graphics and music. In Skyfire, I am sure the makers have given enough attention to these visuals aspects. In the end, I would conclude by saying that you got to watch this one for sure.
I am rating this film 7 out of 10 because of its promising but poorly acted and executed story-line that is somehow saved by an unexpected climax-something that you too will love at the end. So, I would suggest to go for it on a lazy afternoon as it is only one and a half hours affair.