No One Killed Jessica

No One Killed Jessica
  • Movie Director: Raj Kumar Gupta
  • Cast and Crew: Rani Mukerji, Vidya Balan
  • Releasing Date: January 7, 2011
  • Music Composers: Amit Trivedi
  • Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya
  • Production House: UTV Spotboy
  • Fun Fact: The film recovered its cost even before release through associated satellite and music rights.
  • Why it Made News: Set in New Delhi, the film was inspired by the true story of the controversial Jessica Lal murder case. The title of the film was inspired by a 2006 headline of a news story about an accused killer involved in an infamous murder case, acquitted by a trial court.

Female bartender Jessica (Myra Karn) refuses to serve three men at an elite event in New Delhi, after the last call. In response, one of the men, Manish (Mohammed Zeeshan Ayub), son of a renowned politician, shoots her in the head. Eyewitnesses turn hostile, and Jessica’s sister, Sabrina (Vidya Balan) finds the case open-and-shut, hostage to greed and political influence.