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Nawab (as Manoj Bajpai)
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Parag Manohar Dixit
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Parag's 2nd lawyer
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Manasi Pandit
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Kabir Malik
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Abdul Ghani
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Kamlesh Sawant
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Sabina Ghani (as Kaveri Zha)
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Mukesh Tyagi (as Mukkesh Tyagi)
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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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7 February 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Madhur Bandarkar returns after the very commercial n decent FASHION with JAIL which is yet another attempt of his to show realism

The film depicts how an innocent faces problems in a jail and several other characters too

The film starts off well and keeps you engrossed though there are several stock characters and the film does get predictable but you are engrossed and the film is well handled by Madhur

Direction by Madhur is good Music is okay

Neil excels in his part and conveys it all very well Mughda is good Arya Babbar finally shows he has potential Rahul Singh is good too Manoj Bajpai returns after the flop JUGAAD.etc with a flawless performance


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