Kisaan Dual Audio Hindi: A Gripping Thriller with a Social Message
Kisaan is a 2009 Indian Hindi-language action thriller film directed by Puneet Sira, starring Sohail Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Jackie Shroff, Dia Mirza and Nauheed Cyrusi. The film revolves around a bitter family battle between a father and his sons when a businessman makes a deal that entices farmers to sell off their properties.
The film is set in Palheri, a village in the district of Chandigarh, where widower farmer Dayal Singh (Jackie Shroff) witnesses the exploitation of farmers at the hands of zamindars. He decides to send his elder son Aman (Arbaaz Khan) to the city to study and become a lawyer, while his younger son Jiggar (Sohail Khan) stays with him and assists him in farming.
Years later, the village gets a visit from Sohan Seth (Dalip Tahil), a ruthless businessman who wants to buy the farm land and turn the area into a commercial zone. Aman returns home and joins hands with his father and brother in advising the locals against Sohan. However, things get out of hand when Jiggar is arrested for assaulting Sohan's men, and even though Aman defends him, he is sentenced to five years in prison.
After his discharge, Jiggar returns home to find his father bed-ridden, half of his body paralyzed, and many farmers have committed suicide. He also learns that Aman, who has married his sweetheart and fellow lawyer Priya (Dia Mirza), lives in the city, works for Sohan, and has been putting pressure on Dayal and other farmers to sell their land. Jiggar confronts Aman and accuses him of betrayal.
Meanwhile, Priya is collecting proofs against Sohan's illegal activities and corruption. She is attacked and killed by his men. Aman finds out and realizes his mistake. He decides to help his brother in taking down Sohan and his goons. Aman reconciles with his father and apologizes for his actions. Jiggar marries Titli (Nauheed Cyrusi), a bubbly girl who loves him. They are shown working together on the family fields along with a recovering Dayal.
Cast and Crew
The film features an ensemble cast of talented actors who deliver convincing performances. Sohail Khan shines as Jiggar, the rebellious and loyal son who fights for his family and village. Arbaaz Khan portrays Aman, the conflicted and ambitious son who undergoes a transformation. Jackie Shroff plays Dayal, the proud and principled father who suffers a lot but never gives up. Dia Mirza essays Priya, the supportive and courageous wife who exposes Sohan's crimes. Nauheed Cyrusi adds charm as Titli, the lively and lovable girl who wins Jiggar's heart.
The film is directed by Puneet Sira, who has previously helmed films like I - Proud to be an Indian (2004) and Jai Veeru (2009). The film is produced by Ronnie Screwvala and Sohail Khan under the banners of UTV Spotboy and Sohail Khan Productions. The screenplay and dialogues are written by Vekeana Dhillon and Sohail Khan. The cinematography is done by Neelabh Kaul and the editing is by Chirag Jain. The music is composed by Daboo Malik and the background score is by Sanjoy Chowdhury.
Critical Reception and Box Office
The film was released on 28 August 2009 to mixed reviews from critics. While some praised Sohail Khan's performance and the action sequences, others criticized the story and music for being clichéd and unoriginal. The film was also compared unfavorably to other films with similar themes like Mother India (1957), Ganga Jamuna (1961), Upkar (1967), Trishul (1978) and Lagaan (2001).
The film was a major commercial failure at the box office. It was made on a budget of ₹15 crore but only managed to collect ₹5.76 crore . The film was declared a disaster by trade analysts.
Dual Audio Hindi Version
The film was also dubbed and released in Hindi with dual audio. The Hindi version features the same cast and crew as the original version. The Hindi version was also released on 28 August 2009 along with the original version. The Hindi version has the same plot and dialogues as the original version, except for some minor changes to suit the Hindi audience. The Hindi version was also poorly received by critics and audiences alike. The Hindi version was also a flop at the box office.
Soundtrack and Songs
The soundtrack of the film was composed by Daboo Malik and released by T-Series on 9 June 2009. The soundtrack consists of six songs and one remix. The lyrics were written by S.R. Bharti and Salim Bijnori. The songs were sung by various singers like Labh Janjua, Sunidhi Chauhan, Parthiv Gohil, Shaan, Shreya Ghoshal, Tarannum Malik, Pavni Pandey, Sujata Majumdar, Roop Kumar Rathod, Harshdeep Kaur and Toshi Sabri. The songs were mostly in the genre of Punjabi folk and pop music. The songs were not well received by the listeners and failed to create any impact on the charts.
Themes and Message
The film deals with the theme of farmer's rights and their struggle against the corporate greed and corruption. The film tries to highlight the plight of the farmers who are forced to sell their land for meager prices or commit suicide due to debt and poverty. The film also tries to show the importance of family values and unity in times of crisis. The film aims to deliver a social message of standing up for one's rights and fighting against injustice.
Kisaan is a film that attempts to portray the reality of the rural India and the challenges faced by the farmers. The film has a good intention but fails to execute it in an engaging and effective manner. The film suffers from a weak script, poor direction, mediocre music and lack of originality. The film is a disappointment for the fans of Sohail Khan, Arbaaz Khan and Jackie Shroff. The film is not worth watching even for the dual audio Hindi version.
Kisaan is a film that attempts to portray the reality of the rural India and the challenges faced by the farmers. The film has a good intention but fails to execute it in an engaging and effective manner. The film suffers from a weak script, poor direction, mediocre music and lack of originality. The film is a disappointment for the fans of Sohail Khan, Arbaaz Khan and Jackie Shroff. The film is not worth watching even for the dual audio Hindi version. 4aad9cdaf3