Posted on August 19, 2011 at 2:42 am

Bollywood What's Happenin'

"Aarakshan" causes controversy!

Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Prateik Babbar and Manoj Bajpaye star in the latest politically based drama, “Aarakshan,” that has caused quite a stir in the media.

“Aarakshan” is the story of Prabhakar Anand, played by Amitabh Bachchan, the legendary idealistic principal of a college that he has single-handedly turned into the state’s best. It is the story of his loyal disciple, Deepak Kumar played by Saif Ali Khan, who will do anything for his Sir. Of Deepak’s love for Prabhakar’s daughter, Poorbi (Deepika Padukone), of his friendship with Sushant (Prateik).

It is the story of their love, their lively friendship, their zest for life, and of their dreams for the future. Centered on one of the most controversial issues of recent years, with the Supreme Court’s order on reservation, the story suddenly becomes a roller coaster ride of high drama, conflict, and rebellion, which tests their love and friendship for one another, and their loyalty to Prabhakar Anand.The controversial flick has caused quite a stir in the media, check out these interview clips to find out more about the movie!

Saif Ali Khan on his role:


Prateik Babbar on his role:

Others on newbie Prateik Babbar:

Others on Manoj Bajpaye:

Others on Deepika Padukone:

Others on Amitabh Bachchan:

Manoj Bajpaye on his role:

Amitabh Bachchan on his role:

Be sure to check out this movie at a theater near you soon!