Aakrosh

  • Drama
  • Hindi
  • 1980
  • U
  • 00h : 17m : 55s

A bold commentary on social evils, Aakrosh is the story of an oppressed peasant who is neither able to defend his wife against lustful assault, nor his father or himself from the cruelties of a depraved foremen in power. Bhiku's (Om Puri) wife commits suicide after she’s brutally assaulted by a foreman. The foreman then shifts the blame on to Bhiku. Bhiku, too browbeaten to react and afraid of directing the foremen's wrath upon his unprotected father and sister, refuses to tell the truth to the lawyer appointed for his defense. After Bhiku’s father dies, the police bring him to the funeral in shackles to complete his father’s last rites. There, he sees the foreman staring lustfully at his sister. Bhiku then takes a drastic step to save his sister from getting assaulted. What is this step? Is Bhiku able to save his sister?

A bold commentary on social evils, Aakrosh is the story of an oppressed peasant who is neither able to defend his wife against lustful as... A bold commentary on social evils, Aakrosh is the story of an oppressed peasant who is neither able to defend his wife against lustful assault, nor his father or himself from the cruelties of a depraved foremen in power. Bhiku's (Om Puri) wife commits suicide after she’s brutally assaulted by a foreman. The foreman then shifts the blame on to Bhiku. Bhiku, too browbeaten to react and afraid of directing the foremen's wrath upon his unprotected father and sister, refuses to tell the truth to the lawyer appointed for his defense. After Bhiku’s father dies, the police bring him to the funeral in shackles to complete his father’s last rites. There, he sees the foreman staring lustfully at his sister. Bhiku then takes a drastic step to save his sister from getting assaulted. What is this step? Is Bhiku able to save his sister?

Starring:
Om Puri,Naseeruddin Shah,Smita Patil,Amrish Puri,Reema Lagoo,Vinay Apte,Mohan Agashe,Mahesh Elkunchwar,Arvind Deshpande,Bhagyasri Kotnis,Vihang Nayak,Achyut Potdar,Madhukar Nayak,Nana Palsikar,Deepak Shirke

Directed By:
Govind Nihalani

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