• Publication date: June 7, 2014

Aarakshan

A socio-political drama based on the controversial policy of caste based reservations and a man’s fight in face of this injustice.

Program data

Duration: 180

Production Year: 2011

MBC Bollywood:

December 12, 2016 16:00 (KSA) ~ December 12, 2016 15:00 (CLT)

A story rooted in the socio-political landscape of Indian society, and follows one man’s quest for justice. The story line focuses on Prabhakar Anand (Amitabh Bachchan), an idealistic college principal who has garnered an esteemed reputation for turning single handedly, his college into one of the best in the country. When his protégé young teacher Deepak Kumar (Saif Ali Khan) is denied a teaching job based simply on his cast, Prabhakar gives him a job at his college, his first action of defiance against the rules. The story also focuses of the love relation between Deepak and Poorbi (Deepika Padukone), the story will weaves in and out several subplots with an underlying thread of loyalty, family, rebellion and social justice.

 

Starring:

 

  • Amitabh Bachchan as Prabhakar Anand
  • Saif Ali Khan as Deepak Kumar
  • Deepika Padukone as Poorbi Anand
  • Manoj Bajpayee as Mithilesh Singh
  • Prateik Babbar as Sushant Seth
  • Tanvi Azmi as Mrs.Anand
  • Hema Malini as Shakuntala Thakral
  • Mukesh Tiwari as Inspector
  • Yashpal Sharma as Shambhu Kaka
  • Darshan Jariwala as Anirudh Prasad
  • Rajeev Verma as Mr.Seth
  • Saurabh Shukla as Education Minister

 

Directed by: Prakash Jha

Rating: NR