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Mohandas (2009)

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Born in a poor family, young Mohandas lands an important job at the 'Oriental Coal Mines'. However, his success story is brutally disrupted when somebody steals his identity and takes his ... See full summary »

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Born in a poor family, young Mohandas lands an important job at the 'Oriental Coal Mines'. However, his success story is brutally disrupted when somebody steals his identity and takes his place in his name. A local journalist tapes the story which reaches Meghna, an Indian television star newsreader in Delhi. A Kafkaesque tale of identity theft that becomes a searing indictment of bureaucratic corruption and conspiracy. Written by Anonymous

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I saw this movie on 15th August,the independence day of India and watching this movie made me realize......what kind of freedom we have?.......
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India is a very peculiar country where corruption is increasing with development of country, there is a corrupt system working behind every thing.One cannot become a government officer until you have sufficient money to give bribes to officials and ministers,at the end of day your knowledge and education doesn't count, only thing that really matter is money. So it has became a system in which only a corrupt get flourished and honest man left to struggle until one day he also become a part of this system. Now it's roots reached so deep that it has became the acceptable part of society, taking and giving of bribe has became like a ritual which is performed before starting every work like opening shop, getting a tender, getting a government job and even if you have to open a school or orphanage you have to give large amount of bribe.As a result, a poor became more poor and a rich became more rich.

This is an eyeopening drama about the struggle of a honest man Mohandas against the corrupt system spread in modern India. Mohandas who came from a very poor family become educated and after a long struggle he get the job, but he get shocked when he find out that another man was appointed for the post under his name,due to which Mohandas forced to do labor-work to earn living. This movie tells the story of Mohandas' struggle for justice and few other brave peoples who fought for a lost cause.

The most striking thing in the movie was how the character of Mohandas was shown,with the expressions of a defeated man, completely hopeless. Many may found this very inappropriate but this expressions can be seen in youths of India who have lost all hopes. The character name was chosen Mohandas because it was the first name of father of nation Mohandas Karamchandra Gandhi or Mahatma Gandhi to make us realize that this country has gone far away to the wrong direction from the dreams of Mahatma Gandhi. Only few people dare to stand against the corruption ,only to get crushed by the system and this is what shown in the movie. This movie doesn't fill us with false hope but instead make us familiar with reality.

The direction of Mazhar Kamran is brilliant and there was not a single moment in the movie where movie deviated from it's purpose (except songs), the storytelling of the movie is excellent that makes the movie very interesting, casting was full of talented actors like Govind Namdeo, Shushank Singh and Nakul Vaid.Story is written by journalist Uday Prakash and it is very clear that a deep research has been done before writing the story.Editing,sound and cinematography of the movie are also remarkable,considering the low budget of movie.The only thing that i can complain about are songs,there was no need to put songs in this movie,they didn't fit in the purpose of the movie.

It is very unfortunate that such brilliant movies are rarely made in India but when they made they remained unnoticed due to the lack of promotion.


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