Dhananjoy
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Dhananjoy

Bengali
CrimeDrama
11 Aug, 2017
2 hrs 20 mins
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1,401 votes
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The story is based on the conviction Dhananjoy, accused for the gruesome murder of Hetal Parekh, which took place in the year 1990. On the basis of circumstantial evidence and on the basis of the deceased mother's statement, Dhananjoy Chatterjee- a security guard, was executed and hanged to death on the early hours of 15th August 2004, after serving imprisonment for 14 long years and after having appealed to all levels of court in the country; and finally, to the President of India.
Verdict: This is how you do a courtroom drama. Directed by Arindam Sil, Dhananjoy is a courtroom drama that can make its audience sentimental about the verdict of capital punishment that was passed by the Hon`ble Supreme Court of India against Dhananjoy Chatterjee in the gruesome rape and murder case of the 18-year-old Hetal Parekh. []... ...Read full review
Don`t the poor have the right to live? This question haunted me as I sat rivetted to the screen watching Arindam Sil`s "Dhananjoy". The film, a masterly courtroom drama, probably the best depiction of court proceedings since B.R. Chopra`s "Kanoon", that opens up old wounds which never healed, deftly recreates the mass hysteria in Kolkata after a watchman allegedly raped and murdered a school girl from a Gujarati business family in 1990. ...Read full review

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