Prakash Jha’s Aarakshan is yet another sensitive flick after Rajneeti, which is based on the reservations in education and government jobs.
The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Manoj Bajpai and Prateik in pivotal roles. Big B plays the role of the principal of a college. His best student, a Dalit, played by Saif, Deepika Padukone is his love interest. Prateik Babbar plays Saif’s best friend who is from a rich family with a social standing.
The film revolves around the transition that takes place in each of their lives when the issue of reservation raises its ugly head.