A look at the movies releasing today
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A look at the movies releasing today

Salman Khan starrer Jai Ho hits theatres on Friday along with Justin Chadwick's Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. We take a look at the releases, their genre and what to expect.

bollywood Updated: Jan 23, 2014 18:10 IST
Hindustan Times

We take a look at the movies releasing today.


Genre: Action-drama

Director: Sohail Khan

Cast: Salman Khan, Tabu, Sana Khan, Daisy Shah and Danny Danzongpa

Synopsis: Jai, an upright common man, is fighting against corruption and injustice, and has made it his mission to help as many people as he can. His mantra is simple — help someone and then request that person to lend a helping hand to somebody else — thus forming an ever-growing circle of people helping each other.

Soon, he finds himself pitted against a powerful politician, but decides he won’t shy away from the battle. As the politician unleashes his goons on Jai, Geeta, Jai’s sister, realises the horrific consequences this can have on her brother. So she persuades Jai to make peace with the politician. But when he is humiliated, Jai declares an all-out war.

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

Genre: Drama

Director: Justin Chadwick

Cast: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa and Fana Mokoena

Synopsis: The film is based on late South African President Nelson Mandela’s autobiography of the same name, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming the President and working to rebuild the country’s once segregated society.

Actor Idris Elba plays Nelson Mandela in the film, while Naomie Harris stars as Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

First Published: Jan 23, 2014 18:04 IST