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Jail (2009)

Not Rated | | Drama | 6 November 2009 (India)
Remanded to policy custody, a man reviews his options in an overcrowded jail while awaiting trial.

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(story and screenplay) (as Madhur Bhandrakar), (lyrics) (as Ajay Kumar Garg) | 7 more credits »
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Parag Manohar Dixit
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Nawab (as Manoj Bajpai)
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Parag's 2nd lawyer
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Manasi Pandit
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High Court Judge (as Nasser Abdullah)
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Abdul Ghani
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Kabir Malik
Parvez Khan ...
Bababhai
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Alka M. Dixit
Kamlesh Sawant
Mahendra Shrivas ...
(as Mahendra Kumar Shrinivas)
Ashok Kumar Beniwal
Chetan Pandit ...
Jailor Arvind Joshi
Sandeep Mehta ...
Advocate Harish Bhatiya
Amit Sinha
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Shortly after getting promoted as Regional Manager of Max Finance, Parag Dixit gets arrested in Bandra for Firing at Police, and Possession of Narcotics. His associate, Keshav, is grievously injured, and is hospitalized in a coma-like condition. Parag's widowed mother, Alka, and Air Hostess girlfriend, Manasi Pandit, retain Advocate Harish Bhatiya to represent him at a preliminary bail hearing, but the Judge denies bail. Housed in an overcrowded barrack, with barely room to move, Parag meets with a variety of people - both convicted and awaiting trial - including Abdul Ghani, Kabir Malik, Galib Suratwala, Nawab, Bababhai, etc. Parag again appears in Court e after a charge-sheet is filed, but again, due to the seriousness of the offenses, fear of tampering with evidence and witnesses, he is denied bail. Several months later, Keshav is now deceased - and Parag, embittered by abuse, loss of faith in an overburdened system - with overwhelming evidence against him - faces trial as the only... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The research Director Madhur Bhandarkar was doing for the movie was interrupted by The 26/11 Mumbai attacks as the film is based on Indian Jails and he wanted Neil Nitin Mukesh to visit Tihar Jail, Delhi. But Neil was refused due to security reasons and increased security in Tihar Jail after the attack. See more »

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Lyrics by Ajay Garg
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Madhur and Neil score!
2 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

I know Madhur Bandharkar movies don't interest the masses, since his movies are realistic as hell. His last outing, Fashion, was on the contrary a bit different, but still Madhurs style. Because I really liked I checked out Jail, and im not disappointed at all! Jail has great performances by Neil Nitin Mukesh, Manoj Bajpai and the other supporting cast as the inmates. The music is in sync with the movie and the screenplay and cinematography has been done in an excellent way.

I feel Jail could have done better business instead of bombing at the box office if it only didn't release aside the comic raper Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani.

Jail has Neils best performance so far, a nice story and great content! Go for it!


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