Featuring Amitabh Bachan and Kareena Kapoor, Dev is a Bollywood movie that is made in Hindi. The star studded-movie cast also features Om Puri, Amrish Puri, Rati Agnihotri and Milind Gunaji. Directed by Govind Nihlani, this is a story about two friends. They have their own ideologies and choose to live by it. The protagonists are Joint Commissioner of Police and Commissioner essayed by Amitabh Bachan and Om Puri.
A sneak into the plot
Amitabh Bachan plays Dev Pratap Singh who is a righteous officer and Om Puri plays Tejinder Khosla. They are always balancing their interests with the interests of the Chief Minister. Dev is committed to abide by law. But sometimes his commitment conflicts with the ideologies of politicians higher up in the hierarchy. Dev comes into contact with Farhaan, who is a law graduate, and abides by non-violence and patriotic spirit. But Dev inflicts wounds on him that sets Farhan on a different trajectory of violence and rage. He is ignited after the death of his father during a peace demonstration.
A story of conflicting interests
While Dev and Tejinder are united in their ideologies, Farhaan is the wedge that threatens to separate their thought processes and end their bond. The story of the film is set against the backdrop of how politicians take advantage of helpless people and destroy their lives. Farhaan sets of a terrorist violence under the guidance of Latif, a corrupt politician. This anti-national crime spurs Tejinder to surpass the fundamentals of law and his own personal interests in non-violence. Dev and Tejinder are constrained to act as per the situation, not heeding to the boundaries of law, in an effort to save humanity.
Dev has won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie. Kareena Kapoor, playing the love interest of Farhaan, won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. Buy this DVD online to watch stellar performances, especially from the legendary Amitabh Bachan.