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Katiyabaaz

  • Aneela Zeb

    Aneela Zeb (219 DM Points)

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    4.0
    Desimartini | Updated - September 18, 2014 7:57 AM IST
    3.1DM (383 ratings)

    Verdict - Do watch agar aap ke sheher mai bijli hai

    KatiyabaazWatch trailerRelease date : August 22, 2014

    Watching KATIYABAAZ was my Mughal e Azam moment , you step into the theatre expecting to support Shehzada Saleem and leave supporting a Team Akbar Tshirt. I was sure this was a movie where I would be rooting for the little man with nerves of steel--Loha Singh, the dabang braveheart looping electric wires ala a desi robinhood . Steal electricity from the rich to feed the needs of the growing poor. However, as the documentary progressed I grew more and more impressed of the " karak" MD of Kanpur's KESCO, Ritu Maheshwari who tries to make sense of the immense power crisis that has defeated the imagination and will of her predecessors. Never has a David and Goliath made you feel some compassion for the Goliath too.
    And Kanpur, well any modern day city in South Asia today, what a tangled web of deceit ( and illegal electricity wires) you weave.
    Watch Katiyabaaz, kiya zor ka bijli ka jhatka dheere se lage.
    It packs more suspense than any modern day Hindi film and has a "real life " ending jaisa ke picturo mai nahi hota sadly .

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