Prakash Jha’s political drama Satyagraha starring Amitabh Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Arjun Rampal, Manoj Bajpai and Amrita Rao, releases in cinemas on 30th August, 2013. Talking about the film, Mr Bachchan said in a recent interview, “(It is) basically a story between a father and a son — a father who has lost his son, and a son who is in search of a father. The character that I play is very moralistic… very peaceful. He wants whatever he wants to achieve in a peaceful manner. He propagates that if you want something, if you are dissatisfied with something, then the order of the day is to do something peacefully.”
About the message of the film Ajay said, “This film is about personal stories and how four of us get together and get into a revolution. The bottom line is that the key message of the film is that you can’t just sit and open the newspaper in the morning and read about what’s happening. If you need to make the change, you need to make the change yourself. If you look at India 20 years back and you look at India today; it has changed a lot. And that is only because of literacy. That’s the only way change will happen and it is happening.”
Adding, “Prakash has found a great balance between engaging the audience and, in spite of that, trying to say something which is very current and social. It is the film that works and every character has to work, and I think every character is very well balanced and it has come across well.”
Check out these three new looks into the characters of Satyagraha!