This Friday, India's democracy will be under fire in the movie Satyagraha. In the upcoming film, Amitabh Bachchan is ready to start a movement against corruption. Are you ready to join this movement this weekend?
Satyagraha is political thriller directed by Prakash
Jha and the movie is said to reflect the society and focus on the
common man and highlight his aggression, struggle and demand for
Quite a few scenes from the movie might remind the audience of
the Anna Hazare movement that took place in 2011. Although the
movie has been inspired by current situations, Jha made it clear to
us that Satyagraha is not based on any true story. Jha
tells us that Big B does not play the role of the social activist
Anna Hazare in Satyagraha.
The movie which is set to release on August 30 will mark another
political thriller from Prakash Jha. The director is known for such
movies. He also tells us that he is not creating any social message
through this movie. Satyagraha will have an uprising of
the middle class. Let us wait and watch if this movie brings any
changes in the society.
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Satyagraha portrays the uprising of the middle class
against an unjust system. It is the story of a dynamic and
ambitious young man who joins hands with with an idealistic old man
and together they ignite people. We may see people's raw anger
unleashed in this movie.
Satyagraha will be the only Bollywood movie releasing
on August 30. So this gives it a better option at the
Amitabh Bachachan plays the role of Dwarka Anand. He is a firm
believer of truth who goes on indefinite hunger strike in the
Gandhian way to demand justice.
Kareena Kapoor is a journalist named Yasmin Ahmed in the movie.
She is a strong and independent television reporter who digs deep
Ajay Devgn is Manav Raghvendra in Satyagraha. He is a
brilliant telecommunication czar who uses the ways of the world to
get what he wants.
Arjun Rampal plays the role of Arjun. He is a strong man who is
committed to become a politician.
Manoj Bajpai is a young politician named Balram Singh in the
film. He uses every means to break the system. He is the real
threat to democracy.
Amrita Rao plays the role of Sumitra and she is Amitabh
Bachchan's daughter-in-law in Satyagraha.
The movie portrays a strong connect between Kareena Kapoor and
Ajay Devgn. However, when the two clash on ideologies they break up
and reunite when Ajay comes back to his principles.
Satyagraha was mainly shot in Bhopal. The movie has
been produced by UTV Motion Pictures and it has reportedly been
made on a budget of Rs.50 crore.
The music of the movie has been given by musical duo of brothers
Salim and Sulaiman Merchant. The song Raghupati raghav, sung by
Rajiv Sundaresan, Shivam Pathak and Shweta Pandit, has been
appreciated by the masses.