With theatres opening and the world returning to pre-pandemic era, Big B is back on the big screen. Amitabh Bachchan was last seen in theatres in Chehre in 2021. The trailer of Jhund received positive reviews from fans and critics. The direction of Jhund is what that set apart from the rest of Bollywood movies. This is what made them wonder – whether Jhund is remake of a South Indian movie? Or is it not? Read on to know if Jhund is really a remake of South Indian film or not.
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Jhund Remake of Which Movie?
To answer the question pertaining to Jhund movies remake in one line – No, Jhund movie is not a remake of South Indian film. To elaborate this, Jhund movie, is in fact, not a remake of any movie across the world. Jhund is directed by Nagraj Manjule, an already acclaimed director who has now set his foot in Bollywood industry. Nagraj’s most famous work came in 2016 when he directed multi-award winning movie Sairat.
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Jhund – Based on Real Story, Not a Remake
Although Jhund movie is based on a real life slum story, but it is not a remake. The movie is based on real life legend professor Vijay Barse. It is a story of a professor on how he nurtured and changed the minds of thugs and thieves living in the slums. The only way how their minds were changes by professor Vijay – was through sports. The experiment was widely acclaimed and they were even brought to the Satyamev Jayate show hosted by Aamir Khan. Here is the video from the show:
So here we conclude that Jhund movie is not a remake of any film but based on real life inspirational story.