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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.

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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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Genres:

Drama

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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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The original title of the film was 'Kamdar Union' which was later modified to 'Union Leader' during post production of the film. See more »

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Decent film
19 January 2018 | by TakethispunchSee all my reviews

Resigned to his fate as a worker in a notoriously shoddy chemical plant, Jay wants little more than for his wife and son to escape their life of poverty but soon he realizes that he must not only find a way to support his family, but also overcome grave social and legal injustice in the system.


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