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Pranaam REVIEW: ‘Pranaam’ brought 80’s Bollywood alive in 20’s era.



Cast: Rajeev Khandelwal, Sameksha Singh, Vikram Gokhle, Atul Kulkarni, Anirudh Dave, Abhimanyu Singh

Director: Sanjiv Jaiswal

The films in the eighties were all about revenge and drama, where Hero turned Villain has always been successful in ruling Bollywood. But this theme remained untouched in films for the last several years. If you have not seen a classy film in a long time, then Pranaam Directed by Sanjiv Jaiswal is definitely treat to your eyes.

Film Pranaam is out in theaters now and is highly appreciated and loved by the audience. In the story, Ajay Singh (Rajeev Khandelwal) is preparing to become an IAS officer. His father Dinanath (SM Zaheer) works as a peon, but part time he also works at the hotel, so that he can provide his son a proper education. Manjari Shukla (Sameksha Singh) who belong to a very rich family, is a friend and also a classmate of Ajay, falls in love with him.

But in the city, mafias are ruling at the peak. The well-known gangster of the city Ganu Bhaiya (Abhimanyu Singh) along with politics became stronger. On the gunpoint they get the paper leaked and in this they implicate honest university professor Tej Pratap Singh (Vikram Gokhale). But later Ganu Bhaiya is killed by Ajay Singh in the process of saving Tej Pratap Singh’s daughter from Gunu Bhaiya’s goons.

Later on, the entire issue is investigated by the corrupt investigative officer Raj Pal Singh (Atul Kulkarni). In this investigation, he not only claims Ajay for killing but also for the paper leak. After all this Ajay is all surrounded by troubles, in order to take revenge he ends up turning a gangster leaving behind the dream of Becoming an IAS.



Undoubtedly, director Sanjiv Jaiswal has did a great job in giving Pranaam full feel of films made in the eighties. Every scene of the film will show the story of love, goals, struggle, compromise and revenge. The music of the film is really good, and are presented very well on screen.

Acting of the actors

Rajiv Khandelwal has done justice to the character of (Ajay Singh) with his brilliant acting. He has done well in the film as a gangster as well as a student. Sameksha singh as Manjari is just like cherry on the cake.  In the film, actors like Abhimanyu Singh, Atul Kulkarni, Vikram Gokhale, SM Zaheer and Anirudh Dave are quite stable and have played their characters beautifully.

Why watch the movie

If you haven’t seen a classic movie in a long time, then you definitely watch Pranaam. The film will look good. Pranaam is surely watchable one packed with all the action and drama.


Beauty With Brain! Former Miss India Finalist Aishwarya Sheoran Now An IAS Officer!



Aishwarya Sheoran: 23-year-old Aishwarya Sheoran, a former Miss India finalist topped the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) that was announced on August 4. This  ‘beauty with brains’ hailing from Rajasthan has secured an all-India rank of 93. The daughter of a colonel in the Army, Sheoran was one of the top 21 finalists of 2016 Miss India pageant. According to Miss India pageant agency, Femina Miss India and she was also the Campus Princess Delhi 2016, and was also the Fresh face winner Delhi in 2015.

In an Indian Express report, Sheoran has said that it was her dream to become an IAS officer and that she did modelling only as a hobby. She also talked about the leadership roles she took up in school and college.

“I always wanted to be a civil servant. I did modelling as a hobby. At that age, I wanted to explore so many things. I was the head girl in my school and, in college too, I was an active member of the debate society and participated in the social service, et al.’ Sheoran said in the report.

According to Sheoran, in the one and a half years that she walked the ramp she was flooded with offers for modelling and many prominent designers such as Manish Malhotra noticed her talent. But academics remained her first love and she decided to return to it.

“Manish Malhotra who encouraged me to participate in fashion shows. Once I returned to Delhi, I was flooded with offers. The thrill of walking on the ramp kept me going for over a year-and-half. However, as I am a nerd, I wanted to return to my first love — academics,” said  Sheoran in the report.

Due to her father’s postings, she has traveled and lived in various places across the country. She had also cracked the Common Admission Test (CAT) in 2017 and got a seat in IIM-Indore but did not join.

“The Internet proved to be the biggest boon in my preparation. From books, old interviews to current affairs and newspapers, everything is easily available on the Internet. I started my basic preparations from there only. I chose only one book for a topic and revised it repeatedly. Strategy holds the key in UPSC preparation,” she said in the report.

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