Given that Indu Sarkar was set amidst the darkest periods in Indian history, portraying powerful leaders like Indira Gandhi and Sanjay Gandhi, people had a lot of expectations from the film. While some found it to be propagandist, there were others who were simply mesmerized by the way Bhandarkar tried to depict the realities of the Emergency. However, a lot of reviews both by critics and audiences pointed to the fact that the film focused heavily on the underdog character, Indu, and was less about the political drama that engulfed India in the 1970s.
Here are some of the audience reviews that would give you a fair idea about how the film affects an average cinema goer.
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