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Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 29 January 2010 (India)
Unfolds the story behind the news industry and its political conspiracies.

Director:

Ram Gopal Varma

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Rohit G. Banawlikar (story, screenplay & dialogue) (as Rohit C. Banawlikar), Sarim Momin (lyrics) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Vijay Harshvardhan Malik
Riteish Deshmukh ... Purab Shastri (as Ritesh Deshmukh)
Gul Panag ... Nandita Sharma
Paresh Rawal ... Mohan Pandey
Sudeep ... Jay Malik
Neetu Chandra ... Yasmin
Mohnish Bahl ... Amrish Kakkar
Rajat Kapoor ... Naveen Shankalya
Rajpal Yadav ... Anand Prakash Trivedi
Suchitra Krishnamoorthi ... Nalini Kashyap
Nina Kulkarni ... Lata Malik
Simone Singh ... Priya Malik - Shankalya
K.K. Raina ... Digvijay Hooda
Ikhlaq Khan Ikhlaq Khan ... Mohan Pandey's Man
Pushpa D'Souza Pushpa D'Souza ... Mohan Pandey's Mother
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Storyline

As the news of a bomb explosion in the Muzaffarnagar area spreads, two leading news agencies, India 24 & Headlines 24/7, deal with their respective ratings and content to attract more viewers and boost advertising revenue. Purab Shastri is hired by India 24, managed by Vijay H. Malik, while the other agency is run by Amrish Kakkar, Vijay's former subordinate. Purab, an ardent admirer of Vijay, changes his views after the later dramatically exposes Prime Minister Digvijay Hooda's hand behind the explosion, and starts to gather evidence that may end up implicating Vijay and the agency. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

29 January 2010 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Битва телеканалов See more »

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$1,146
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Debut film of Rajkumar Rao.He played a small role of news reader for which he was not credited in the film. See more »

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Honest Review !!!!
22 February 2010 | by amitindia2008See all my reviews

This is a great movie ! I was hesitant to see this movie because of Ram Gopal Verma's recent flops due to which I thought he lost the knack on making a good movie.

This is definitely one of the best movies I saw. Those who are looking for a sensible and realistic movie to watch then this is it.

If you are looking for songs, dances and bollywood masala then you may not find it here. This movie is an eye opener and exposes the present mindset of news channels - news has become a sort of a drama (a sansanati khabar) to make money than really to provide news. No wonder all the media people have given this movie a bad review and rating. Do not go by such bad reviews and ratings.

I will give it a honest 8 !!


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