Kirket Movie Review:
Kirket Movie Review – New Delhi: Full length feature film, Kirket, is a story on cricket with undertones of politics, antagonism, threats, emotions while the story revolves around a man’s struggle to bring Bihar cricket to the forefront. The story is basically a passionate vengeance of Bihar cricket and its starvation from playing the nationals till 2016.
Addressing the press conference in New Delhi recently, former test cricketer- turned parliamentarian Kirti Azad said that he was playing his real life role on screen. The film is the story of his hard work, he said and added that during the time of Atal Behari Vajpayee, the BCCI had given permission to states which had the infrastructure for playing cricket and Bihar was not one of them. “I thought then that I will fight for the rights of Bihar cricketers and it became almost my mission,” he pointed out.
Kirti Azad, it may be recalled, was part of the Indian cricket team which won the world cup in 1983.
Talking about his role, he said that he tried to give justice to the character he was playing. It was not acting but he was playing his own self. He also said the he was more than satisfied how the film has come up. The film has lots of turns and twists and powerful dialogues.
Leading lady of the film, Sonam spoke about the social issues touched upon in the movie. ” In this movie, you will see how politics is done in the cricket world in a crisp manner. The movie has a very beautiful message that caste, religion or race should not affect sports in any way and a talented sportsperson should be given a fair chance to move ahead.” Others in the film are Vishal Tiwari, Sonyu Jha, Dev Singh and Ajay Upadhyay.
Produced by R.K. Jalan and directed b Yogendra Singhy , both of whom were present at the conference held at Le Meridien hotel here in the national capital, the film will be on theatres pan India from October 18.