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Union Leader (2017)

Resigned to his fate as a worker in a notoriously shoddy chemical plant, Jay realizes that he must not only find a way to support his family, but also overcome grave social and legal injustice in the system.

Director:

Sanjay Patel
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rahul Bhat Rahul Bhat ... Jay
Tillotama Shome ... Geeta
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Zala Akash Zala Akash ... Thug #1
Prashant Barot Prashant Barot ... Satish
Jay Bhatt Jay Bhatt ... Lalit
Mehul Buch Mehul Buch ... Ketul
Jigar Bundela Jigar Bundela ... Nishant
Haresh Daghiya Haresh Daghiya ... Prakash
Chetan Daiya Chetan Daiya ... Bala
Kalpana Gagdekar Kalpana Gagdekar ... Vimla
Vivek Ghamande Vivek Ghamande ... Digant
Mukesh Jani Mukesh Jani ... Government Officer
Salil Mehta Salil Mehta ... Ayurvedic Doctor
Jayesh More Jayesh More ... Manoj
Sonali Nanavati Sonali Nanavati ... Kashi
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Storyline

UNION LEADER is a drama, 105 minutes in length, and it is the story of Jay, who gave up his dream of education to care for his family when he was young and is haunted by the loss of a future that was not to be. But, he is determined to end the cycle of poverty and provide a better life for his family. Jay must fight to keep his family alive with each passing minute. Living in poverty and faced with the looming possibility of death, Jay must struggle against corporate greed and the constant dangers of living on every last penny. Will Jay be able to fulfill his dream? Will Jay be able to bring the bad guys to justice? Will Jay survive, or will he fall to his death like the hundreds that do.

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Drama

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In one of the scene, you see younger pictures of the protagonist Rahul Bhatt hanging on the wall. One of these pictures has Fawad Khan real life marriage photo. See more »

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BRILLIANT
22 February 2018 | by scofield7See all my reviews

Sanjay Patel's ' Union Leader ' is Not Just One Of The Best Film Of 2017 But One Of The Finest Movie Of Indian Cinema On Labour Union Struggle. The Main Star Of The Movie is Lead Actor Rahul Bhat (Ugly Fame) Who Gives The Ultimate And Best Performance Of His Career Till Date.The Way He Carries The Character Of A Struggling Father/Husband And An Afflicting Union Leader Fighting Through The System Will Take Your Breath Away.Tillotama Shome is Another Jewel Who Really Surprises You With Her Superfine Acting And Melding into The Role Of A Financially Impaired Yet Supportive Housewife.

Overall A Very Good Film Minus Senseless Dance/Songs And Really Makes You Aware About What A Poor Labour Goes Through in Life To Earn Bread For His Family.


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Country:

Canada | India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

24 September 2017 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Профсоюзный лидер See more »

Filming Locations:

India

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Sound Mix:

D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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