Director: Subhash Kapoor
Writer: Subhash Kapoor
Stars: Arshad Warsi, Amrita Rao, Boman Irani, Saurabh Shukla
Runtime: 135 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Released: 15 Mar 2013
Summary: Jolly LLB is a Bollywood comedy drama film directed by Subhash Kapoor. The film features Arshad Warsi, Amrita Rao and Boman Irani in lead roles. The music is composed by Krsna of Tanu Weds Manu fame. The film is expected to release on 15th March 2013.
The film is a social satire on the law system of the country India. The story follows a struggling lawyer named Jolly (Arshad Warsi) who wants to make it big in life like his idol (Boman Irani). But when he is signed a court case against his own idol, Jolly must prove his worth and his skills as a lawyer and win the case! Jolly hails from a small town in India. To make it big as a lawyer and prove his worth, he moves to the city.
A small time lawyer files a PIL in court against his own idols case.
The film begins with a drunk Rahul Dewan (Rajeev Siddhartha), racing in a Toyota Land Cruiser Prado against a Mercedes, after he is seduced by a woman in the passenger seat. He loses control and crashes into a wall on the footpath by the road. The film cuts to a court scene where Jagdish Tyagi a.k.a. Jolly (Arshad Warsi), an LLB (law-degree) graduate defending a surgeon against a Public interest litigation (PIL) filed against him after the surgeon had his son operate upon a patient in his pursuit of Guinness Book of World Records. Jolly loses the case but decides to move to the capital Delhi to try his luck. He happens to see prominent criminal lawyer Tejinder Rajpal (Boman Irani) defending Rahul Dewan in a sessions court. Rahul Dewan is accused of causing death under the influence of alcohol. Rajpal convinces the judge that prosecution had no evidence to implicate Rahul Dewan and he was being deliberately targeted by the media as he was from a rich family, resulting in Dewan’s acquittal.
After conclusion of arguments and counter-arguments between Rajpal and Jolly, Judge Tripathi directs Delhi Police to suspend SI Rathi and initiate a criminal inquiry against him and also declares Rahul Dewan as guilty of the crime and sentences him to seven years in jail under Section 304 of the Indian Penal Code. The film ends with Jolly celebrating with his team while Rajpal is crestfallen as he suffers defeat after a long time.