One of the most powerful political satires in recent times, Zed Plus is yet another gem of a film that bombed at the Indian box-office. Directed by Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi, Zed Plus is a delectable satire on democracy and what it stands for in today's context.
The movie doesn't spare religion either and shows us though a bizarre sequence of fortuitous events how a destitute Khadim (Dargah attendant) shockingly ends up with Zed Plus security. What ensues is a fascinating game of political opportunism involving the Khadim and the top leaders of the two opposing political factions.
Zed Plus is a reminder of the sorry state of democracy in the 21st century India. It is also a warning and a great eye-opener. The movie's sad fate at the box-office also proves that Indian audiences merely want escapism in the name of cinematic entertainment. That realism is a completely unwanted entity.
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