Director: Madhur Bhandarkar
Writers: Madhur Bhandarkar (story screenplay), Sanjay Chhel (dialogue)
Stars: Sheeba Chaddha, Parvin Dabas, Zakir Hussain
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Released: 28 July 2017
Summary: Indu Sarkar is a 2017 Indian political thriller film, co-written, co-produced and directed by Madhur Bhandarkar. The story screenplay of the movie is written by Anil Pandey and Madhur Bhandarkar and the dialogues are penned by Sanjay Chhel . Indu Sarkar is produced under the banner of Bhandarkar Entertainment and Mega Bollywood Private Limited. The film is set in the period of the emergency in India, i.e. the 21-month-long period from 1975 to 1977 when there was a state of emergency across the country. According to Madhur Bhandarkar 70% story is fictional and 30% is true.
The film stars Kirti Kulhari, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Anupam Kher, Tota Roy Chowdhury and Supriya Vinod. The music is composed by Anu Malik and Bappi Lahiri. The film was released on 28 July 2017 with few cuts.
The film garnered mixed reviews from critics. Nitin Bhave of Times of India praised the film for its acting performances and gave the film 3 out of 5 stars. Rajeev Masand of News18 gave 2 stars by saying “This is at Best an Average Movie”. Hindustan Times criticised the director’s confused narrative by giving 2 stars.