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Rann (2010)

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 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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Release Date:

29 January 2010 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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'Ram Gopal Verma' wanted to expose the media through this film. See more »

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Performed by Abhishek Nailwal
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cinema at its best....
28 January 2010 | by shubham-departedsoulSee all my reviews

Rann is that rare cinema about the collective conscience which we often like to think has gone out of style.Rann shows how tough it is to hold your head high up in dignified righteousness in a world where ethics crumble faster than cookies in wide-open jar left out too long in the sun.

Cleverly, Ram Gopal Varma situates his morality tale in the cut-throat world of the electronic media where the TRP is God, and deadlines the devil. And may the voice of the conscience rest in peace.

Varma plunges us into the world of the characters that he knows only too well. The glistening sweat on ratings-challenged eyebrows are captured through tight close-ups of worried faces that give nothing and yet everything away.

The narrative is taut restless and biting in its depiction of corruption in supposedly responsible places. Ram Gopal Varma gives no space to the complicated labyrinth of relationships to grow. We are left to gauge the depths and dimensions that underline the furious flow of empathy and antipathy between various characters by reading between the lines.

Rann is a razor-sharp bitter and biting look at the real world of rapidly-moving moral issues. Varma extracts superlative performances from the entire cast.

From Ritesh Deshmukh's heartbreaking idealism to Amitabh bachchan's superb acting........everything in the movie is pitch perfect.....and the movie on whole is really gonna be applauded for its awesome screenplay......

RGV's best work after company!!

a must-watch!!!!


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