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Dasvi: Abhishek Bachchan creates history by bringing cinema inside Agra Jail

A year ago, Abhishek Bachchan had promised the Agra Jail inmates that he will screen his film Dasvi inside the jail. Well, after a year, heading towards the film release the actor has fulfilled his promise by creating history and bringing cinema inside the jail for the first time.

Recently the actor took his social media handle and shared a video. In this video, the whole team and cast of Dasvi can be seen entering the Agra Central Jail. Sharing this video the actor wrote, “A promise is a promise!! Last night I managed to fulfil a commitment I made a year ago. The first screening of our film #Dasvi held for the guards and inmates of Agra Central Jail. We shot the film here. Their reactions are memories I will remember and cherish for a lifetime.”

 

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Talking about the film, Tushar Jalota directed Dasvi, a social comedy film that is backed by Jio Studios and Dinesh Vijan. While Bachchan portrays an illiterate politician, Yami Gautam portrays an IPS officer. The story is reported to be based on the true story of former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, who, at the age of 82, passed his Class XII exam while serving a prison sentence for his role in the teachers’ recruitment scandal.

Meanwhile, Abhishek had received a lot of appreciation for his spectacular role in the film. The actor will be seen playing the role of Ganga Ram Chaudhary, who has decided to take the board exams for 10th standard from jail. The movie is slated to release on April 7 and will be premiered on the OTT platform Netflix as well as Jio Cinema.

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