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Movies that brought real stories from the dark lands of UP and Bihar

With Prakash Jha’s next film Jai Gangaajal, we take a look at films which explored the dark underbellies of these states with credibility.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 03 March 2016, 08:51:16 PM
Jai Gangaajal

Jai Gangaajal

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Priyanka Chopra plays IPS Abha Mathur in Jai Gangaajal
Haasil

Haasil

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It revolves around two gangs in a college which are out to finish each other
Gangaajal

Gangaajal

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Gangaajal brought out the ‘stagnant’ mindset of the society and the people who govern it. It was Prakash Jha’s first major commercial success
Apharan

Apharan

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Ajay Devgn played a common man-turned-gangster in Apharan as he didn’t know any other way out of his miseries
Omkara

Omkara

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Based on William Shakepeare’s Othello, Omkara presented Omi Shukla (Devgn) as a non-glamorous gangster who gets betrayed by the idea of love
Gangs Of Wasseypur

Gangs Of Wasseypur

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Manoj Bajpayee as Sardar Khan has just one motive in his life and that is to seek revenge from Tigmanshu Dhuliaas Ramadhir Singh. His son Faizal Nawazuddin completes the task, but at what cost