Eklavya - The Royal Guard (2007)

Hindi 2 hrs 18 mins Thriller, Social, Drama
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Review Summary: Eklavya essentially was designed for Amitabh Bachchan, who obliges with a great performance

Average Critic Rating: (3.55)
Cast: Amitabh Bachchan , Sanjay Dutt , Sharmila Tagore , Jackie Shroff , Sanjay Dutt , Saif Ali Khan , Saif Ali Khan , Vidya Balan , Vidya Balan , Sharmila Tagore , Jimmy Shergill , Jimmy Sheirgill , Boman Irani , Raima Sen , Parikshat Sahni , Pankaj Jha , Meeta Vasisht , Swanand Kirkire
Director: Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Release Date: 16 Feb 2007
Est. Budget: 25.0 CR
Est. Box Office Collection: 42.0 CR

Plot: Contemporary India. A majestic fort. A royal dynasty that no longer rules. A king without a kingdom. Yet Eklavya ( Amitabh Bachchan ), their royal guard, lives in a time warp. He lives only to protect the fort, the dynasty, and the king. For nine generations Eklavya's family has protected Read more

Eklavya - The Royal Guard - Top Reviews

Convention, be damned.
Raja Sen, Rediff 
Lets its guard down
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
To cut a long story short EKLAVYA has its heart in the right place. A must for every cinegoer!
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
Director : Music : Lyrics : Starring :Vidhu Vinod Chopra  Shantanu Moitra  Swanand Kirkire  Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Saif Ali Khan, Vidya Balan, Sharmila Tagore, Boman Irani, Jimmy Shergill, Raima SenBy Martin D’Souza, Bollywood Trade
Martin D’Souza, Glam Sham

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Eklavya - The Royal Guard - All Reviews

Looks like filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra has managed to keep the vow he made to himself in 1981 with Eklavya
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The film starts off by retelling the legend of Eklavya, to set the tone of the film – a fight between Dharma and Adharma as it is perceived by the main protagonist Eklavya (Amitabh). Eklavya is an old guard, long in the loyal service of Raja Jayawardhan (
Amodini Sharma, Planet Bollywood
It is a film that deals with a deteriorating palace and its subjects, the king and his familyThere are several dark and mysterious secrets that are hidden within these palace wallsAnd Eklavya-the royal guard is the protector of these secrets.The story is
Bollywood Mantra
Eklavya essentially was designed for Amitabh Bachchan and he undoubtedly will walk away with all the accolades. Eklavya is symbolic to a character of the same name from Mahabharat who cut off his thumb just to repay his teacher. With his interpretation of
GaRaM, Now Running
As I said in the Guru review, the year is early, but there is no denying that even after the year is over, Eklavya will remain one of the best films of the year. The movie is extremely powerful and leaves such an impact, that it will be difficult to forge
Razeen, Bolly Spice
Two trailers before the movie begins.
Has the last over of the last innings of mega star of Hindi Cinema just begun? If you ask me, my answer is in affirmative
Pankaj Shukla, Smash Hits
The thing with cinema is that no filmmaker can start out by attempting a masterpiece—most masterpieces are accidental.
Deepa Gahlot, SIFY