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10 Top Bollywood films on fight against corruption
'Krantiveer' was directed by Mehul Kumar. The film stars Nana Patekar, Dimple Kapadia, Atul Agnihotri, Mamta Kulkarni, Danny Denzongpa and Paresh Rawal in lead roles. The story revolves around a man who takes a stand and decides to fight for justice with making enemies from police mens to politicians and also his people. It shows how common people should take up responsibility and take a stand for themselves and try to eradicate corruption from the system.
'Shool' was written by Ram Gopal Varma and directed by E. Nivas. The film starred Manoj Bajpai as Inspector Samar Pratap Singh and Sayaji Shinde as the borderline psychopath criminal-politician Bachhu Yadav. The film is based on the circle bond of politicians and criminals. In the notorious state of Bihar a genuine police officer faced such ugly situation and effecting his life by risk of losing his family when he decides to take a stand on corruption.
'Nayak : The Real Hero' (2001)
'Nayak: The Real Hero' directed by S. Shankar, and starring Anil Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Amrish Puri, Paresh Rawal and Johnny Lever in the main roles.The film is a remake of S. Shankar's successful Tamil film Mudhalvan (1999). The story revolves around a witth journalist who has rather radical thoughts over corrupt politicians and corruption.
'Gangaajal' directed by Prakash Jha, starring Ajay Devgan, Gracy Singh, ganesh gaikar and Mukesh Tiwari. The story revolves around a police officer who fights against corruption and slimy politicians. The movie as a sidetrack also mentions the blinding incident at Bhagalpur.
'Yuva' was directed by Mani Ratnam and is a remake of his own Tamil film Aaytha Ezhuthu and is based on the storyline of students entering politics. The story is about how the country needs to revolutionise Indian politics and the importance of involving youth and how it would help eradicate corruption and clear the government system.
'Rang De Basanti' (2006)
'Rang De Basanti' is co written, co produced and directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. After a group of friends graduate from Delhi University, they listlessly haunt their old campus, until a British filmmaker (Alice Patten) casts them in a film she's making about freedom fighters under British rule. Although the group is largely apolitical, the tragic death of a friend owing to local government corruption awakens their patriotism. Inspired by the freedom fighters they represent in the film, the friends collectively decide to avenge the killing.
'Halla Bol' (2008)
'Halla Bol' directed by Rajkumar Santoshi. Halla Bol stars Ajay Devgan and Vidya Balan in pivotal roles and a number of celebrities from the Hindi film industry appear as themselves. The film touches upon the Jessica Lall murder case, Aamir Khan's involvement with the Narmada Bachao Andolan, the Right to Information Act, and public participation in fighting corruption. It also references the theatre group Jan Natya Manch, whose leader, theatre activist Safdar Hashmi, was killed by political rivals while performing a street play by the same name, Halla Bol!, in 1989.
'Satyagraha' directed by Prakash Jha starring Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Manoj Bajpai, Mitalee Jagtap Varadkar, Amrita Rao , jagat Singh and Vipin Sharma in the lead roles.The story revolves around the Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement, films shows the fights of the collectors and politicians with the protagonists.
'Ungli' directed by Rensil D'Silva and produced by Karan Johar under Dharma Productions.The story is about a group of friends who decide to fight corruption for the upbringing of the society. They name their troup as the 'Ungli' gang and their motto is to 'ungli karo'the corrupt. They fight for issues like rickshaw drivers refusing short distances and traffic cops demanding bribe.
'Gabbar Is Back' (2015)
'Gabbar Is Back' directed by Krish and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali is a remake of the 2002 Tamil film Ramanaa, directed by A. R. Murugadoss. The story is about a man who suffered the negatives of corruption and turned a vigilante to eliminate corruption from the system. He decides to take the responsibility of eradicating corruption.He is seen as a college professor who hangs corrupt government officers in public in order to spread fear against doing wrong.