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No One Killed Jessica (2011)

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A journalist, who is more of an activist teams up with the sister of a murdered model, as she gets interested in the case and wants to bring justice to her case.

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Credited cast:
... Meera Gaity
... Sabrina Lall
Myra Karn ... Jessica Lall (as Myra)
... Vikram Jai Singh
... N. K
... Gaurav Capoor
Yogendra Tikku ... Sanjit Lall (as Yogendra Tiku)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Manish P. Bharadwaj
Vintee Bansal ... Fighting Couple
... Newsreader
Ranjit Batra ... Mr. Gaity, Meera's father
... Himself
Sushil Dahiya ... R D Sir
... BM Pandit
... Aditi
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Devastated when she is told that that her sister, Jessica Lall, is shot dead by Manish Bhardwaj, the son of Pramod, a Congress party Member of Parliament in Haryana, Delhi-based Sabrina Lall, in the company of her parents, attends the Court to view a charade that will lead to the acquittal of the accused and his accomplices seven years after the incident. Disillusioned by rampart police corruption and inefficiency; a stagnant British introduced legal system; the passing of her mother & the hospitalization of her father, she retreats unto herself. Then foul-mouthed NDTV employee, Meera Gaity, known for being more of an activist than a Journalist, takes an interest in this incident, and uncovers conspiracy & corruption that led to the accused' acquittals - leading to a near India-wide protest. While preparing herself to participate in a candle-lit procession at Delhi's India Gate, Meera will confront Sabrina and will come to know the reasons why the latter refuses to be involved in this... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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7 January 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Никто не убивал Джессику  »

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INR 9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$227,473, 9 January 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$440,525
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Prahlad Kakkar was directing a film in 2006 titled "Bitter Rain". Starring Manoj Bajpai, Sonu Sood, Vidya Malvade. This movie was going to touch upon the Jessica Lal murder case. The film got shelved. See more »

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While the murder was executed on the night of 29th April 1999, and the two friends of Manu Sharma were arrested on 4 May, in the movie the friends are arrested in Oct. 1969 (the news channel flashes this date) way before the murder took place. See more »

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References Zinda (2006) See more »

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Written by Amitabh Bhattacharya
Composed by Amit Trivedi
Performed by Vishal Dadlani and Robert 'Bob' Omulo
Courtesy of Saregama HMV
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hard hitting and inspiring!!
7 January 2011 | by See all my reviews

The movie is based on a true story that changed the way journalism and the judicial system were viewed in India. It is about 2 girls who decide to fight against the system which faltered in providing justice, while succeeding in the endeavor also manage to touch the hearts of millions of Indians.

In the movie the director fulfills his promise which was displayed in his earlier movie Aamir, with this brutally honest, yet rivetingly thrilling rendering which makes many points without being preachy or over dramatic.

The movie takes a dig at the aged Indian judicial system and how it is prone to be abused at the hands of the rich. The director looks after and gets right most of the little factual details in the film which is very appreciable and often missing in bollywood.

The movie strengths are that it is so close to the facts of case(visit the wiki page to check out)without sounding like a documentary or going over the top.It has a thriller like pace especially in the second half whereas the 1st half could do with a bit more of editing.

The music is loud but works well to keep the viewers attention when the movie drags a little.But undoubtedly the movie is worth watching for the actors and characters they portray. Catch Rani Mukherjee in perhaps the most daring female character ever written for a heroine in India with her oozing attitude not to mention the flying f words.She has guts to accept that role! Among the side roles only the police inspector's laid back role impresses.But the movie belongs to Vidya Balan who comes back to surprise us over again with a completely deglam, gritty and yet vulnerable role of Sabrina lal.She is amazing.Wish the lead ladies had more screen space together. Kudos to the team for a daring venture avoiding most of the clichés and showing the way forward for Indian movies in 2011.


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