Slaps: The plot feels a bit dragged before the interval, and you might find yourself checking your phone time and again. Though the story is strong, the audience may not be in the mood for it.
What's New: Prakash Jha as an actor.
Popcorn Refill: Interval
Plot: ‘Jai Gangaajal’ is not just important for Priyanka to mark her roots in Bollywood, but the movie also introduces Prakash Jha as an actor. The plot starts with a few goons chasing a farmer to blackmail him to hand his land over to their boss. The boss turns out to be an entrepreneur who wants the villagers’ land to start an electricity plant. With a few ties with the political influential people he starts blackmailing, and abusing people to get their lands. The police officers’ who tried stopping the entrepreneur end up getting a transfer. A lady SP – Priyanka Chopra a.k.a Abha Mathur – is then appointed to this district, who manages to teach the corrupt officers to respect their position as a police officer. Prakash Jha plays the role of a police officer who is on the payroll of a politician for his endeavor. Later in the movie, as the plot thickens, SP Abha Mathur manages to get B.N.Singh (Prakash Jha) to turn against the politician for all the good reasons. The movie sees a lot of suicides and murders; some of them will surely shock you.
‘Jai Gangaajal’, sequel of Gangaajal, retains Prakash Jha’s faith in our men and women in khaki. He believes, and proves that one person is enough to turn the table.
The film will remind you a bit of Singham, and some might see Priyanka Chopra as the lady Dabaang!
Performances: The entire cast of ‘Jai Gangaajal’ gets into the skin of the characters that they play. You need to watch out for Priyanka Chopra as Abha Mathur, Prakash Jha as B.N.Singh, Ninad Kamat as Dablu Pandey, and Murli Sharma as Munna Mardani.
Direction: Beautiful from the word go. Prakash Jha has proved himself as a worthy director in many films before, and ‘Jai Gangaajal’ is no exception. Despite the fact that the film seems a bit dragged before the interval, you would be surprised with how impressive it overall is.
It may not have been easy for Prakash Jha to act and direct the movie at the same time, but he has sailed the boat safely to the shore.
Combo-on-offer: A strong plot + Good Direction + Action Scenes + Amazing performances
Verdict:We give ‘Jai Gangaajal’ CLAPS for outstanding performances and brilliant enactment. You’ll leave the theatre with praises for both Priyanka Chopra and Prakash Jha.