Rann (2010)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Social, Drama
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Review Summary: Ramgopal Varma is itching to tell a new story in his movies. You may garland him for his efforts or loathe him if you feel letdown but you need to ha...

Average Critic Rating: (2.91)
Cast: Mohnish Bahl , Sudeep , K K Raina , Rahul Pendkalkar , Iklaq Khan , Rajpal Yadav , Simone Singh , Gul Panag , Paresh Rawal , Neena Kulkarni , Rajat Kapoor , Ritesh Deshmukh , Suchitra Krishnamurthy , Amitabh Bachchan
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Release Date: 29 Jan 2010

Plot: Vijay Harshwardhan Malik ( Amitabh Bachchan ), the ethical CEO of struggling television channel India 24/7, is losing the ratings battle with a rival channel headed by Amrish Kakkar ( Mohnish Behl ). Malik's son Jai ( Sudeep ) makes a deal with a wealthy and corrupt politician, Mohan Pandey Read more

Rann - Top Reviews

After the politician, if one were to pick a profession that was as scorned, it would have to be that of the TV journalist.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY
Ram Gopal Varma is itching to tell a new story in his movies.
Taran Adarsh, SIFY
Rann is director Ram Gopal Varma's expose of electronic media. The film looks at the corruption of television news. How the maddening race for TRPs forces news channels to compromise journalistic ethics, resort to sensationalism, and convert news into the
Anupama Chopra, NDTV 
Ramgopal Varma is itching to tell a new story in his movies. You may garland him for his efforts or loathe him if you feel letdown but you need to ha...
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
Vijay Harshvardhan Malik heads a television news channel that swears by its ethical code of relaying news and only news. Naturally it begins to lose the TRP race to its rival channel that excels in sensationalism. The media baron's ambitious son tries to
Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India
There are a couple of moments in Rann involving a seemingly anonymous call to super tense Sudeep or Big B coming to terms with the humiliating truth about his son are reminiscent of vintage Varma, Then again, a messy climax, witless and uninspired writing
Sukanya Verma, Rediff 

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Ram Gopal Varma and Amitabh Bachchan went on a tirade declaring that Rann would give you a peephole look into the cable-clogged running of a news channel.
Tushar Joshi, Mid-Day
It is for the intelligentsia, and they are the ones who will truly be able to appreciate the movie for what it truly is – a movie with its heart in the right place.
Sonal G, Bolly Spice
This time, in Rann, the maverick film-maker does an expose on the games the heavyweights in the media play to further their interests. RGV goes into the newsrooms and also behind it and throws light on the politician-industrialist-media nexus. Also, it''s
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K. N. Gupta, Smash Hits
Realistic but too idealistic, recommended though
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Rann, surprisingly and fortunately, falls in the first category of realistic movies. Blending five diverse subtexts – disintegration of media, yellow journalism, corruption, cut-throat competition and intense, dirty power play – into one heady, eclectical
Ankit Ojha, Planet Bollywood
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