Film: Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola; Cast: Pankaj Kapur, Imran Khan, Anushka Sharma, Arya Babbar and Shabana Azmi; Director: Vishal Bhardwaj; Rating: ***
Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola is a political satire. The film begins with Mr. Mandola and his drinking companion, Matru, creating havoc.
Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandol, belongs to feudal lord, Hukum Singh Mandola aka Harry (Pankaj Kapur) from the first frame, literally. Harry harbours the dream of selling his agricultural land for industrialisation and development, not sparing a thought to the villagers' plight.
But that is only when he is sober. But after taking alcohol, he is a changed man, completely transformed. The socialist in him surfaces and incredibly, he challenges his own feudal self, wanting» Read full review