Aarakshan

  • Drama
  • Hindi
  • 2011
  • U/A
  • 02h : 38m : 07s

Dr. Prabhakar Anand (Amitabh Bachchan) is an upstanding college principal of STM. One of his protégés belonging to the lower caste, Deepak (Saif Ali Khan), gets rejected for a job because of his background. Dr. Anand's daughter, Poorbi (Deepika Padukone), and his good friend, Sushant (Pratiek Babbar), comfort him. Dr. Anand hires him as a teacher at STM. All is well until the Supreme Court gives a verdict which ensures reservation for backward class students. The court's decision is welcomed by Deepak, but not Sushant, who belongs to the general category and is rejected for a government job despite merit. This leads to a fallout between Sushant and Deepak. Dr. Anand intervenes but ends up only aggravating the situation further. Where will this caste divide take the two friends?

Dr. Prabhakar Anand (Amitabh Bachchan) is an upstanding college principal of STM. One of his protégés belonging to the lower caste, Deepa... Dr. Prabhakar Anand (Amitabh Bachchan) is an upstanding college principal of STM. One of his protégés belonging to the lower caste, Deepak (Saif Ali Khan), gets rejected for a job because of his background. Dr. Anand's daughter, Poorbi (Deepika Padukone), and his good friend, Sushant (Pratiek Babbar), comfort him. Dr. Anand hires him as a teacher at STM. All is well until the Supreme Court gives a verdict which ensures reservation for backward class students. The court's decision is welcomed by Deepak, but not Sushant, who belongs to the general category and is rejected for a government job despite merit. This leads to a fallout between Sushant and Deepak. Dr. Anand intervenes but ends up only aggravating the situation further. Where will this caste divide take the two friends?

Starring:
Amitabh Bachchan,Saif Ali Khan,Deepika Padukone,Manoj Bajpayee,Prateik Babbar,Saurabh Shukla,Sumeet Vyas,Tanvi Azmi,Vinay Apte,Darshan Jariwala,Yashpal Sharma,Mukesh Tiwari,Rajeev Verma,Hema Malini,Gyanesh Pandey

Directed By:
Prakash Jha

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