(Nisheeth Kumar), Vippino (Karua), Rupali Krishnarao (Rupmati), Purva Parag
(Nisheeth’s wife), Deepraj Rana, Brij Gopal (Sadho), Kannan Arunachalam,
Himayat Ali, Chitragupta, Biswanath Basu, Ranjit Master Manjeet Singh
a film by Ashu Trikha, focuses on one
of the oldest mafia prevailing in our country i.e. coal mafia. The movie projects the usual plot
of the good vs. evil, the challenges faced by officers who try to question the
system laid down by the mafia. Whoever tries to even think against the mafia
are wiped out very brutally and conveniently. Movie has moments of spine
chilling violence by the mafia, Maoists movements as well. Ashu Trikha tries to
touch upon ‘Ecological Disaster’ as well.
the undisputed Maalik in Rajapur in Koyelaanchal since last 40 years. In spite
of the government understanding the irregularities associated with country’s
one of the most important and useful resource coal’s illegal trade, nothing is
being done in order to set the things right. Atrocities continue.
disturbing: Children are playing football, they happen to witness the manager
of Saryu Bhan Singh – Babu Lal Yadav, being attacked and killed by Bhushan (a
traitor from Saryu’s group) along with Maoists. After the attackers leave, a child
goes and picks up the blood-stained football undeterred by the happening (without even bothering about the dead body), and washes the football with
water. This scene reflects that how common killings are in Rajapur.
of Rajapur, is home to Karua (Vipinno), the most loyal, strong and tough henchman of Saryu Bhan. He is a terror for Saryu’s ‘enemies’. In
Saryu’s enemies’ words, Karua is Saryu’s Khunkar Kutta (brutal dog). Karua
is a man of less words, only his ‘actions’ speak. For Karua, his Lord
is Saryu Bhan. There is a scene, where Karua washes the feet of Saryu Bhan and
drinks that water, which showed the unquestioned loyalty of Karua towards his
Maalik / Godfather.
where he with the blessings of Saryu Bhan, murders every single person who rose
voice against Saryu Bhan viz. Govardhan Das Vidrohi (an activist and maseeha
for Koyelaanchal), Debashish Ghosh (Advocate, Nasru (in jail), Bhushan etc.
spiritual person who does not miss his single aradhanna and on the other side,
his people are murdering his opponents.
Shetty) takes the charge and that is when the challenges for Saryu Bhan Singh
begins. Nisheeth studies the irregularities in the coal-trading and when he
tries to highlight those issues, as expected, he and his family become the target
of Saryu. There are officers like Kannan Ayyar (Central Bureau Investigation
officer) and a few others joining Nisheeth in his efforts to end Saryu Bhan Singh’s monopoly in the region. Saryu
gives orders to Karua to threaten Nisheeth and family, but things go haywire
since Nisheeth’s child is left in his vehicle when Karua runs away with
responds to the various unexpected events happening around him? Does the
undisputed leader of Koyelaanchal ever get arrested (who was never arrested
during the last 40 years of his reign)? How do other officers support Nisheeth
in getting his child back from Karua? Does Karua end up hurting the child or
the child’s presence brings some transformation in Karua ? Why did the script
include so many times F**** words, was it required at all?
being asked whether she is afraid of the proceedings at Koyelaanchal – Aurat
jab labour room ka khauf and dard sah kar jinda vapas aati hai, tab ye baat
samajh leti hai ki jindagi me nayi umeed chahiye to thodi takleef uthani to
padegi (When a lady survives the fear and pain of the labour room, she
understands that if one wants new hopes in life then he or she has to bear a
few sufferings as well) is good, but is it practical?
director Ashu Trikka behind making this movie, was it to highlight one of the
oldest mafia of our country i.e. coal mafia, or to focus upon Maoists movements
with Deshi Bombs and Katta, or upon the social activists who are trying to
bring some reforms or the helplessness of the government or bureaucracy in not
being able to fight the mightier illegal traders.
Koyelaanchal tries to incorporate
typical Bollywood masala, but fails to create an impact.