"Viruddh" is the story of a person (John Abraham) who accidentally witnesses a criminal act and loses his life in his attempt to intervene.<br/><br/>"Viruddh" is the story of standing up against a well-established paradigm of power in defense of his/her convictions. It is about dissent, refusal of fear and of extraordinary courage and tenacity extreme pressure and adversity.<br/><br/>"Viruddh" is also about an ordinary sixty plus couple, Vidyadhar Patwardhan (Amitabh Bachchan) and Sumitra (Sharmila Tagore), who are forced to search for their faith in human values and society after the death of their only son. In this process they undergo the most testing struggle of their lives.<br/><br/>The ingredients of "Viruddh" and its theme are universally identifiable. Set in the networked and global milieu, it tells a tale that has classical elements and structure and can be relocated in almost any context. The film expresses individual and social vulnerability in the face of a corrupt system and how this equation continues to be the same even as the ways of the society change.<br/><br/>"Viruddh" is being shot in the English version simultaneously, titled as Versus.<br/>
Amitabh Bachchan, Sharmila Tagore, Sanjay Dutt, more..
Mahesh Manjrekar
Release Date
Fri Jul, 22 2005

Cast Overview

Amitabh Bachchan
... Vidhyadhar Patwardhan
Sharmila Tagore
... Sumitra Patwardhan
Sanjay Dutt
... Ali Asgar
John Abraham
... Amar Patwardhan
Prem Chopra
... Arora

Crew Overview

Mahesh Manjrekar
... Story / Writers
Anand Raj Anand
... Music Director
Roop Kumar Rathod
... Music Director
Bhavdeep Jaipurwale
... Music Director
Ashit Desai
... Music Director