Jai Ho Democracy | Movie Review 24 Apr 2015   560


Star Cast: Om Puri, Annu Kapoor, Satish Kaushik, Seema Biswas, Adil Hussain
Direction: Ranjit Kapoor
Genre: Comedy
Duration: 1 hour 26 minutes

Critics Review/Rating

Times Of India (TOI):

It all starts with an irrelevant incident. After spotting a hen in no man’s land, across the LOC between India and Pakistan, a junior cook of the Indian army is forced to enter the forbidden land to claim the Murgi. As soon as the youngster is pushed into the area, Pakistani
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Book My Show:

Remember Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro? Of course you do. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro was a satire on society, builders and corruption. Jai Ho Democracy, on the other hand, is a contemporary satire on politics, the media and obviously, the democracy.
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Bollywood Hungama:

When you Google search the term ‘democracy’, it yields the result stating that, ‘democracy’ means a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.
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NDTV Movies:

A farmer hangs himself from a tree at a political rally. And you wonder how much lower the below-the-belt politics of this country is likely to go. Laughter seems to be the only remedy to the sickness that has ceased the process of statesmanship in our country.
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The Indian Express:

A minor incident at the Indo Pak border threatens to escalate. In the fray are soldiers from both sides, shrill media persons, and puffed up politicians, all hell bent upon making things worse.
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‘Jai Ho! Democracy is a hasty uptake of news channels and papers drawn into a skit that’s too short on subtext to be a realised satire and too silly to be taken seriously’, writes Sukanya Verma.
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Can you imagine what would be the state of carnivorous animals if they are fed grass? Or for that matter if herbivorous animals are fed the flesh of other animals? Now imagine this: an ensemble cast of actors from the National School of Drama are locked in a room, to discuss a very important issue pertaining to the nation.
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