Synopsis: A contemporary adaptation of Romeo and Juliet set in the backdrop of Varanasi in the UP heartland, complete with naxalism, sand mining mafia and of course the timeless love story.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Manish Tiwary
  1 win & 1 nomination.
148 min

Tobacco useleads to cancer..

..heart attacks, lung disorders..

..and other deadly diseases.

Thecharacters shown

in this film or programme.. not support the useof any

typeoftobacco products..

..such as Bidis, Cigarettes,

Khaini,Zarda, et cetera..

..ortheir promotion in any manner.

Tobacco useleads to cancer,

heart attacks..

..lung disorders and

other deadly diseases.

The characters shown in this

film or programmedo not support..

..the use of any type

oftobacco products..

..such as Bidis,

Cigarettes, Khaini, Zarda, et cetera

..ortheir promotion in any manner.

A human being's sponge-like

lungs are madeto soak up air.

But somepeopleusetheir lungs.. soak up the smoke

of Bidis and Cigarettes.

lf you squeeze the lungs

of aperson who smokes.. will findthis much of

cancer-producingtar in his lungs.

This much taris enough

to make you sick.. very sick.

l see50 new patients every day.

About 1,000 in amonth.

80% to 90% oral cancer.. caused by chewingtobacco.

This is thestory of Mukesh.

Myname is Mukesh,

l chewed Guthka for 20 years.

Now l havecontracted cancer

and l am being operated upon.

Probablyl won't be

able to speak afterthat.

Unfortunately Mukesh

did not survive.

And hewas only 24 years old.

Khaini, chewing leaves, Gutkha,

pan masala are all lifethreatening.

Stop Press!

Ms. Pratima,

l've a frontrow view...

...ofthechaos created

bythecity's Sand Mafia.

Legally, the Mallah's

havea right to this sand...

Awar has erupted between

the two sand-mafias...

... Kashyap and Mishra,

to assert theirright...

...on this sandworth 500 crores.

The Mallah's are putting

their lifeatstake forthis sand...

The ancestral enmity

between Manohar Mishra...

...and Vishwanarayan Kashyap

is nothing new for our readers.

Thelatest on it is that

Kashyap's strongman Teeta Singh...

...has laid siege

on this river bank.

And on the other hand Mishra's

men areturning back, disappointed

This is the fourth riverbank Mishra

has lostin the last few months.

After Mishra's beloved

son Rahul left thebattlefield...

...there's no onewho

can challenge Teeta Singh.

Ms. Pratima,

please publish every word l said... tomorrow's paper.

That's Kashyap's truck.

Let's takea closer look.

Let's get our hands

on whateverwecan.

Let's settle the scores today.

Kashyap's pups.

Now wehavethem on

our mark... Drive faster.

You're not goingto slip away,

are you?

Don't worry about me.

You're the onel'm

worried aboutmost.

Let's go. Let's go.

Whatare you doing, rascals?

Slow down!

Who startedtheargument?

- They started it.

Saveus, Lord Bajrang Bali.

Sir, theywork for Mishra.

l capturedthesand bank.

l took careofthe 'Mallahs'.

Now, you turn up to

play the 'showstoppers'?

Hail Baba Dukharan Singh!

Hegot away sir!

God save us!

Uncle. Kashyap and

Mishra are on the line.

l admire your courage.

You'retrying to betray

your own benefactor.

Royalty is long gone.

lt's democracy now.

l can lose this position anymoment.

And, our relation

can fall apartanytime.

Two ofmy important

men aredead, sir.

This isn'tthefirsttimel've

suffered losses becauseof Kashyap.

Weneed to stop thesered flags.

Otherwise,theyll spread their

influenceall theway to thecity.

Heis using the Maoists as an excuse

to take overthe entireriver bank...

Sort out your personal

differences first.

Otherwise you two will

end up killing each other.

This cannotgo on.

Bring my gun to me!

No need fora gun.

At this age, you need a stick.

That's theonly way

to shut up that Mishra.

Brother-in-law, l am there.

Just keep the Minister happy.

And, l'll deal with Mishra.

Minister sir, it is people

like Mishra and the Moaists...

... who spreadthedisturbance.

Teeta wentto Majhi Tola

to solvethat very problem.

Teeta Singh's alwayw on ahigh.

What did he think hewas doing,

practising his shooting skills

publicly on theGanga Bridge?

Minister sir, l...

- Listen to me.

lfl hearof another

such incident...


consider this allianceover.

At leastspare this city.

Uncle, can l come in?

Uncle, l was saying...


Unclehas assured there

will bepeacein the city. Okay!

And, why do you come

here for every small problem?

lfunclehas to deal

with thesethings too...

...what are the police

going to do all day?.

Bihata. How did Teetas

come to Majhi Tola?

Uncle. l had gonepreoared.


weran into Teeta Singh's gang.

You know l don't like

getting into fights.

But hestarted brandishing his LMG!

Bullets rained from both sides

Bam! Bang!

l picked up my gun.

But it got stuck

So did lt finally work?

lt did.And how!

Afterthat, l started

firing and caused a frenzy.

But l couldn't save Paras and Surta.

Where's Rahul?

- Take alook in his room.

His highness must be

getting his beauty sleep.

What's wrongwith the boy?

Hehasn't been himselflately.

And doesn't pay any

attention to work either.

And that Teetahas

been expanding business.

Good hedidn't go with us, uncle.

Brother's turned

into a righteous man.

Hehas renounced violence

to recitepoetry.

You could've tried to ask him,

if you cared.

And did l not ask?

But hedoesn't wantto talk.

Do you expectmeto pamper him?

Kill them! Kill them all!



Run! Flee!

Lal Salaam!

Lal Salaam!

Lal Salaam!

Lal Salaam!

Don't let anyone escape.

Every part ofmeburns,

Every cell ofmybeing is scorched


Thestream ofblood pierces me

This war's gone on

ever sincel was born.

Akiss to you, my beloved.

This war's gone on

ever sincel was born.

lt's as if a soul

has risen within menow

lt's as ifl have

rebelled against myself.

This bird wants to fly,

even as peopleare

readyto shoot it down.

lts ariver offire

and one has to wade through...

lts ariver offire

and one has to wade through...

Rahul, we'renot

goingto do it today.

What happened?

Rosa, this is love.


You know you'renot in lovewith me.

l am.

- Oh!

l really am. Truelove.

lndian love. l'll prove it.

Baby. Baby.

You haveto tryharder

than that, baby.

About love you know nothing.



You foreigners are time-pass.- What?

Wantto find the meaning oflove?


Reach under.

- Rahul!

Not again. - Have you been

talkingto thatsage again?

That crazy ascetic

from the Himalayas.

He says...

- What?

Real love is experienced from here.



l'm not interested in these fights,

Mr Nandkishore.

But Teeta believes that Mishra...

...killed his only sister, i.e.


Myfirst wife.


You should keep an AK47.

lt's the real thing.

Brother, l can'treally

takemy personal weapon to work.

Let metalk to Bachchi.

That way he can settle down as well.

What do you say?

ltll be aload

off yourback as well.

O Mishrilal!

This time,

please visitus on 'Holi'.

Yes, ofcourse.

Bachchi will bethere.

And it'll be loads offun


These are lnvites for 'Holi'.

Deliverthem formally.


- Namaste.

Deliverthem? To whom?

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