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Political-themed movies to watch on Zee5 ahead of Lok Sabha elections

With the Lok Sabha elections happening all over, let us have a look at the political-themed films on Zee5

Political-themed movies to watch on Zee5 ahead of Lok Sabha elections
Political-themed movies to watch on Zee 5 ahead of Lok Sabha elections

Last Updated: 10.48 PM, Apr 20, 2024


After all the speeches, assembly, rallies and other promotional strategies, the time and the stage are now set for the Lok Sabha elections which is being held all across the country. In the meanwhile, let us have a quick glance at the following political-themed based films on Zee 5 .


Title: The Accidental Prime Minister
Producer: Sunil Bohra, Dhaval Gada
Director: Vijay Gutte
Starcast: Anupam Kher, Akshaye Khanna, Suzanne Bernert, Aahana Kumra

 Film’s story plot:
This film is by far, one of the best films which has the veteran actor Anupam Kher in it. Right from his get up, his mannerisms and other needle-eye like observation about the late Manmohan Singh is what sets the film apart from the rest. The film, which is based on a memoir by Sanjaya Baru, the well-known Indian policy analyst, mirrors the tenure of Manmohan Singh as the Prime Minister of India.

The manner in which the film’s director has paid utmost attention to the minute detail truly makes this film a must watch.

Title: The Tashkent Files
Producer: Haresh Patel, Pranay Chokshi, Anuya Chauhan Kudecha, Vivek Agnihotri
Director: Vivek Agnihotri
Starcast: Naseeruddin Shah, Mithun Chakraborty, Pankaj Tripathi, Shweta Basu Prasad, Mandira Bedi, Pallavi Joshi

Film’s story plot:
The film starts off showing the career trajectory of a young journalist named Raagini Phule. Even though she is an extremely bright and raring to go journalist, she finds herself in a situation where her career is threatened. This then, leads her to look out for a scoop across the length and breadth of everywhere.

That’s when she gets a ‘tip’ from an anonymous informer, which, then, becomes the eventual ladder to the formation of an expert panel by the government in order to investigate the mysterious death of the Lal Bahadur Shastri, the former Prime Minister of India. What happens to Raagini Phule and her career and also whether the main objective of the film gets achieved is what forms the rest of the film.

Title: Mai Atal Hoon
Producer: Vinod Bhanushali, Sandeep Singh, Kamlesh Bhanushali
Director: Ravi Jadhav
Starcast: Pankaj Tripathi, Piyush Mishra, Raja Rameshkumar Sevak, Daya Shankar Pandey, Pramod Pathak

Film’s story plot:
This is a must-watch film for all those who are interested in the history and the politics of India. And even if a person who is not, this film will ensure that the person will surely develop an undying interest in it. The film follows the illustrious life of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the former Prime Minister of India.

The film’s premise mirrors the role played by Atal Bihari Vajpayee during the challenging times which India faced. These times include the unforgettable Kargil war with Pakistan and even the nuclear tests of Pokhran. Besides his political front, the film also shows the simple human being.

Title: Satyagraha
Producer: Prakash Jha, Ronnie Screwvala, Siddharth Roy Kapur
Director: Prakash Jha
Starcast: Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Arjun Rampal, Amrita Rao, Manoj Bajpayee

Film’s story plot:
The film is about Dwarka Anand (Amitabh Bachchan), who happens to be a retired teacher and also an ex-principal in the area of Ambikapur. A totally idealistic man by nature, lives with his son Akhilesh and daughter-in-law Sumitra. Akhilesh has got an ambitious capitalist friend in the form of Manav (Ajay Devgn).

Just as when the going seems to be totally smooth for everyone, the story takes a sudden turn with the untimely passing away of Akhilesh in a road accident maliciously conducted by Sangram Singh. What happens after that is something that is beyond anyone’s imagination.

Title: Dirty Politics
Producer: K. C. Bokadia
Director: K. C. Bokadia
Starcast: Mallika Sherawat, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher, Om Puri, Ashutosh Rana, Rajpal Yadav, Naseeruddin Shah

Film’s story plot:
The film boasted of an entire array of stellar actors in the form of Om Puri, Anupam Kher, Ashutosh Rana, Rajpal Yadav, Naseeruddin Shah, Jackie Shroff, Mallika Sherawat, and others. The film ‘Dirty Politics’ was based on the infamous Bhanwari Devi case.

For the unversed, Bhanwari Devi happened to be a Rajasthan based auxiliary nurse. The whole world went into a tizzy when she disappeared on 1 September 2011. What happens after that is what forms the rest of the film.

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