Zed Plus (2014)

Hindi Drama
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Total Reviews: 18
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Total Votes: 3

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Review Summary: A much needed political satire, Zed Plus impresses with strong performances and solid laughs

Average Critic Rating: (3.07)
Cast: Adil Hussain , Mona Singh , Mukesh Tiwari , Sanjay Mishra , Kulbhushan Kharbanda , Rahul Singh , Shivani Tanksale , K K Raina , Ekavali Khanna , Anil Rastogi
Director: Chandraprakash Dwivedi
Release Date: 28 Nov 2014
Est. Budget: 8.0 CR
Est. Box Office Collection: 0.4 CR

Plot: The story is set in contemporary India in a small town of Rajasthan, wherein people speak Hindustani language,a mix blent of Hindi and Urdu. A coalition Government, troubled by corruption and communalism, is on the verge of collapsing due to fights within the coalition partners. All the ministers are making Read more

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The film begins with a Sufi song featuring an over-enthusiastic Sukhwinder Singh (he really ought to stick to singing) and Hrishitta Bhatt doing Bollywood's version of a folk dance
Sonia Chopra, Sify
This movie deserves to be seen by all those who love good political satire and simple films and will be glad that finally an original political satire is made in our Hindi films which is not a weak inspiration of 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron'.
Divya Solgama, Movie Zadda
Zed Plus allows a bunch of talented actors to rise above second rung roles and take centre stage
Sukanya Verma, REDIFF

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Zed Plus - All Reviews

You may not agree with the cheeky politics of Zed Plus. But you can't deny its integrity, warmth and humour.
Hindustan Times
एक सामाजिक राजनीतिक सटायर है। फिल्म एक आदमी के नजरिए से लोकतंत्र पर कटाक्ष करती है। दरअसल फिल्म में दिखाया गया है कि प्रधानमंत्री (कुलभूषण खरबंदा) अपनी सरकार की डगमगाती हालत से परेशान हैं।
Whilst filming a political satire it's very easy to go overboard in trying hard to send your message across as well as pull in the laughs
Martin D'Souza, Glam Sham
Balancing wit with topical relevance is a challenge, not to mention the task of somehow weaving every quirk of every semi-believable situation into an uncomplicated motion of events. After the admirable Dekh Tamash
Rahul Desai, Mumbai Mirror
A nice satirical take on what’s currently wrong with our country
Devesh Sharma, Filmfare
If a chaiwallah can become the PM, then why not a tyre puncturewallah?
Shaheen Parkar, Mid-Day
It is a film that makes you laugh, makes you think and the leaves you with a smile. Watch it!
Noyon Jyoti Parasara, Now Running
One of the reasons why Adil Hussain took the lead role in Director Chandra Prakash Dwivedi‘s “Zed Plus” (a play on ‘Z-plus security’, the highest level of security provided by the government to VIPs barring the prime minister) was that he felt it was a ra
Anupriya Kumar, Reuters India
The subject matter could have been interesting but it is mired in tedious, very boring, rural and regional cliches that audiences have already seen, so many times
Reagan Gavin Rasquinha, Times of India
Chandra Prakash Dwivedi the maker of the brilliant 2003 Pinjar returns with a loony tuned satirical look to the country’s political and social system.
India Glitz
Zed Plus is a political satire
Komal Nahta, Komals Reviews
This Prime Minister cannot speak Hindi. No, he is not female and of Italian origin. Played by the very authentic Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Mr. Prime Minister in Chandraprakash Dwiwedi’s , is a bearded, canny, suave and wily patriarch
Bollywood Life
loony tuned satirical look to the country’s political and social system.'Zed Plus' has the apparent madness of a political satire at heart and is winningly acted by all the actors but somewhere this spoof spoons away in spinning the loop between the heart and mind thus ending up as just a light hearted take on India’s political intake as compared to Shyam Benegal’s ‘ Welcome to Sajjanpur’, ‘ Well
Vishal Verma, India Glitz
Cut from the same cloth from which films like Well Done Abba and Welcome To Sajjanpur were stitched, Zed Plus warms the cockles of the heart with its simplicity and integrity, ingredients that are fast disappearing from our cinescape
Anuj Kumar, The Hindu