Manjunath (2014)

Hindi 2 hrs 10 mins Drama
Critics Score
60%
Total Reviews: 30
User Score
0%
Total Votes: 0

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Review Summary: Sandeep Varma uses the actor who plays Manjunath to tell his story and this is strange and eerie at first but soon this move of his proves to be a master-stroke...

Average Critic Rating: (2.78)
Cast: Sasho Satiiysh Saarathy , Divya Dutta , Seema Biswas , Asif Basra , Yashpal Sharma , Faisal Rashid , Kishore Kadam , Anjori Alagh , Shishir Sharma , Girish Sahdev , Rajesh Khattar , Jimit Kansara , Sushmita Kamat , Ammo Angom , Naval Shukla , Vikrant Sharma , Karan Ashar , Om Prakash Kumar , Vineet Kumar , Brijbhushan Shukla , Saksham Dayma , Amit Gupta , Sudhir Srivastava , Dinanath Mishra , Tarun Sharma
Director: Sandeep Varma
Release Date: 09 May 2014
Est. Budget: 4.9 CR
Est. Box Office Collection: 1.0 CR

Manjunath - Top Reviews

MANJUNATH documents the story of Manjunath Shanmugam in a life-like way...
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
It's an important story that deserves to be heard
Rajeev Masand, IBN 
But soon after the movie starts losing steam and it is stretched way too long, thus diluting the whole effect. By the time Divya Dutta, who plays an IIM graduate as well, enters the scene to help fight the case, the story is already stretched too far. The
It's unnerving when Manjunath (Sasho Satish Sarathy) walks up to us, at the start, and asks us to decide what he did was great or stupid. The film is based on a real story on the Manjunath case of 2005, where a 27-year old petroleum company officer was ki
Sonia Chopra, SIFY
Worth a watch!
Mohar Basu, Koi Moi
MANJUNATH documents the story of Manjunath Shanmugam in a life-like way...
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
There's enough to keep us engaged
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
Alagh, Faisal Rashid, Rajesh Khattar, Divya DuttaDirector: Sandeep VarmaThe 2005 murder of Manjunath Shanmugam, the 27-year-old Indian Oil employee who’d been threatening to bust the fuel adulteration racket in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, makes for
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
Shanmugam Manjunath a 27-year-old sales manager working with the Indian Oil Corporation was brutally murdered in 2005 for exposing the oil mafia in UP. This is his story
Renuka Vyavahare, Times of India
Story: Shanmugam Manjunath, a 27-year-old sales manager working with the Indian Oil Corporation, was brutally murdered in 2005 for exposing the oil mafia in UP. This is his story. Review: One of the least promoted films of the week, Manjunath pleasantly
Renuka Vyavahare, Times of India
In a crowded bazaar in Lakhimpur, Uttar Pradesh, two friends have an argument.
Suprateek Chatterjee, First Post

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Manjunath - All Reviews

It is a pity that after all the noise made from streets to the Parliament, the whistleblower's bill has not seen the light of the day and the lives of the courageous few is in peril due to the existing lacklustre laws. those who raise voice against the wr
Abhishek Bhardwaj, Rate Movies Here
: Manjunath Director: Sandeep A Varma Cast: Divya Dutta, Seema Biswas, Asif Basra, Yashpal Sharma Certification: U/A Rating: *** Two remarkable scenes stand out in this alarmingly factual representation of events that unfolded around the death of Shanmug
Unknown, Mumbai Mirror
You don't see the local politician coming to garland the photograph of Manjunath at his parents' home after his murder. Neither do you see the cheque he is giving his parents ensuring that the photographer has captured the moment for the tabloids and 24x7
Martin D'Souza, Glam Sham
This is not a hero film. This is a movie about one guy who made a choice to tell the truth. Nothing more, nothing less. His is a story that has to be heard, to ensure that Manjunath’s life wasn’t spent in vain. Watch this film and let the story carry you.
Aubrey D'souza, BookMyShow
Manjunath's tagline is Idiot Tha Saala. The idiocy the filmmakers are talking about is the eponymous hero's devotion to honesty and justice. It's what makes Manjunath stand out from the crowd; it's what ultimately destroys him.
Suhani Singh, India Today
Cast: Sasho Satish Saarthy, Seema Biswas, Kishore Kadam, Yashpal Sharma, Anjori Alagh, Faisal Rashid Director: Sandeep Verma Rating: 3.5 Film director Sandeep Verma is raised the real issue, through 'Manjunath', In which an honest Indian Oil sales
Lata Chaudhary, Santa Banta
Sandeep Varma uses the actor who plays Manjunath to tell his story and this is strange and eerie at first but soon this move of his proves to be a master-stroke...
Unknown, Glam Sham
Manjunath is a lesson in humanity we all need at the moment, says Paloma Sharma.Sometimes, the idea is better than its execution.The story of Manjunath Shanmugam -- an Indian Oil employee who was brutally murdered for standing up to the oil mafia in Lakhi
Rediff 
Manjunath is one film that should be watched. Just to remind us of that one tale of courage if not for its cinematic value.
Noyon Jyoti Parasara, Now Running
The bereavement of parents has been done to death in our cinema. And I do see a cruel pun in that. From Om Puri and Revathi mourning so gracefully for their martyred son in 'Dhoop' to Farooque Sheikh and Sarika grieving far more openly in 'Club 60', the s
IANS Team, MSN India
Manjunath is one film that should be watched. Just to remind us of that one tale of courage if not for its cinematic value.
Noyon Jyoti Parasara, Now Running
Plot: कहानी: यह फिल्म एक वास्तविक घटना पर आधारित है। फिल्म की कथावस्तु 2005 में हुए मंजूनाथ हत्याकांड के इर्द-गिर्द घूमती है। 27 साल के इस दिलेर युवक की हत्या कर दी गई थी। मंजूनाथ षणमुखम के जीवन पर आधारित यह फिल्म तेल माफिया के आतंक को दिखाती है। 2005
Story : A real life tale, the story is about Manjunath Shanmugam (sasho) who passes out from IIM-Lucknow and is a honest man, a caring son to his parents (seema biswas, kishore kadam). He gets a job in Indian Oil Corporation in Uttar Pradesh as a marketin
Bharat Student
And I do see a cruel pun in that. From Om Puri and Revathi mourning so gracefully for their martyred son in Dhoop to Farouque Sheikh and Sarika grieving far more openly in Club 60, the stretch of sorrow for the era of lost parenting has been long and prod
IANS Team, Bollywood Life
Quick Take: A well intentioned effort
Lalita Iyer, FilmFare
And I do see a cruel pun in that. From Om Puri and Revathi mourning so gracefully for their martyred son in Dhoop to Farouque Sheikh and Sarika grieving far more openly in Club 60, the stretch of sorrow for the era of lost parenting has been long and prod
IANS Team, Bollywood Life