By Dipen Guha(10 Sep 2009)
Saeed Mirza's "Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho" is undoubtedly an interesting film, commendable for the welcome sense of humour it displays. The film depicts the machinations of rouguish lawyers helping a rich landlord to evict a poor tenant. The colours used to represent ethical differences in characterization are inevitably black and white. While the lawyers argue against each other in court, they share a bed at night. The poor tenant-client is fleeced and deceived.
As a comment on the legal system, the film makes its point. But, it presses it too far. In one scene, the old ... » read more