‘Sarkar Raj’ rules at the Idea IIFA World Premiere
The Ram Gopal Varma blockbuster stars the first family of Indian Cinema, thus multiplying the star quotient. Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan deliver stunning performances that left the star studded audience spell bound.
‘Sarkar Raj’, set in rural India, follows the ambition of a young CEO, Anita Rajan (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan) who plans to bring a power plant to the village. Quick to realize its benefits, the insightful Shankar (Abhishek Bachchan) convinces Sarkar (Amitabh Bachchan) to gather support from the masses. What follows, is their fight against the obstacles they face in the political game that is triggered.
The background score of the film, earlier released in Mumbai, has proven to be an instant hit with fans.
The mesmerizing ‘Govinda’ has captured audiences with its hypnotic beauty. ‘Sarkar Raj’ has undoubtedly won over the Bangkok audience, who appreciated the striking performances of the three Bachchans who have lent sound credibility to their roles.
Speaking at the IIFA World Premiere, Ram Gopal Varma, Sarkar Raj Director said, “Sarkar Raj is very special to me and I am happy that IIFA appreciates in distinctiveness by choosing it as the IIFA World Premiere.” Each year, the IIFA World Premier is chosen by the IIFA Management after extensive evaluation to ensure that the profile fits the IIFA objective of screening good, meaningful cinema and movies of international standard.
Over the past few years, the IIFA World Premier dais has showcased such films like Lagaan, Aankhen, Yuva, Parineeta, Provoked and The Train.