Prakash Jha’s multi-starrer Rajneeti hits theatres today, and had its premiere last night! The premiere was attended by various celebs of the tinsel town, who were very excited to watch the politics cum Mahabharata flick.
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Rajneeti: Prakash Jha Take A Bow
Rating: 4 out of 5*
Starring: Ajay Devgan, Nana Patekar, Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Katrina Kaif, Manoj Bajpai and Naseeruddin Shah
Director: Prakash Jha
It is said that the epic saga of Mahabharata contains all the stories that exist in this world, be it lies, deceit, lust for power, revenge. In short all those that can make a solid impact. Prakash Jha taking a cue from this has set his big canvass film Rajneeti against an Indian political backdrop. But then at the same time he has merged dollops of The Godfatherwithin it. Nonetheless, the end product makes a compelling watch.
Till about a year back, if someone would have stated that a Prakash Jha film would possibly revive an ailing Bollywood, he would have been scoffed at. However, given the current situation when the film promises a solid content coupled with a very strong cast (comprising of both stars as well as talent), ‘Rajneeti’ is pretty much being looked as a saviour here. ‘Rajneeti’ has become really hot over last two months and with every passing day, there has been huge curiosity build up around this political drama.
Rajneeti, the Prakash Jha movie, has run into many controversies so far. In its early phase, Nana Patekar walked out of the project and stopped shooting for the film. Then it had faced allegations by a script writer Yogendra Konkar, who stated that the script of the movie is similar to a script written by him.
The controversy saga continued as some of the Congress Party workers accused that the role portrayed by Katrina Kaif in Rajneeti, is based on their leader Sonia Gandhi and the film tries to defame her.
Ranbir Kapoor, who’s got his hands full with Siddharth Anand’s Anjaana Anjaani and awaiting the release of Prakash Jha’s controversial political drama Raajneeti, was seen club hoping around in Delhi with acclaimed director Imitiaz Ali.
This is not because they have turned into page three-ites, but because Ranbir Kapoor will be soon seen in Imitiaz’s new venture titled Rockstar and they were on a look out for a suitable location to shoot.
Ranbir Kapoor has been uncharacteristically boisterous at his recent media events to promote Raajneeti. Most people close to him have noticed the radical change in his promotional strategy. Is it love or is it something far less personal?
Gone is the serious, respectful actor speaking in clipped tones. Even while promoting a fun film like Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, Ranbir was dead serious allowing only a hint of a smile once in a while.
The tension over the censoring of Raajneeti is over. But not without some vital scenes featuring Ranbir Kapoor and Arjun Rampal getting the chopper. Arjun Rampal’s love-making scene with Katrina has been reduced drastically.
Says the director Prakash Jha regretfully, “It was a very aesthetically shot love making scene. Arjun and Katrina are two very beautiful people. And they made love to the camera. The Tribunal felt it was a bit too explicit for a ‘UA’ audience. I didn’t argue.”
The latest legal hazel that film ”Raajneeti “ is facing at the moment will no way hinder the release of the film. Prakash Jha’s much awaited film Rajneeti will be releasing very much on the announced date-4th June 2010. The film has been jointly produced byUTV Motion Pictures,Walk Water Media and Prakash Jha Productions.
” Yes! There are some legal problems. I think they will be sorted out soon. The film will be releasing on time” asserts Prakash Jha.
Katrina Kaif is increasingly becoming a security hazard to herself. In spite of the constant flow of stalkers and mobs, she continues to step out fearlessly, some would say recklessly without care about repercussions.
While Salman Khan has always believed in following security measures, all efforts to convince Katrina to do the same fell on deaf ears. In fact, Katrina has always disregarded security threats. Some time ago, when hordes of young and old people had descended on her at a public gathering she had fobbed off the security arrangements made by the organizers arguing, “They love me. They can never harm me.”