Jamun

Jamun

Overview

Jamun is a 2021 Indian Hindi-language drama film directed by Gaurav Mehra and produced by Eros Now. The film stars Raghuvir Yadav, Shweta Basu Prasad, Sunny Hinduja, Saurabh Goyal, and Chandan Roy. The film tells the story of a middle-class family who struggles to survive in this world.

The film follows the life of Jamun Prasad (Raghuvir Yadav), a retired government officer who lives with his daughter Chetna (Shweta Basu Prasad) and son Amar (Sunny Hinduja). Jamun is struggling to find a suitable groom for Chetna, who has strabismus, a condition where the eyes don’t align properly. Amar is a struggling artist who is trying to make ends meet.

The family’s life takes an ugly turn when Amar is diagnosed with a kidney ailment and is forced to sell his kidney to raise money for the treatment. However, he falls victim to the organ transplant racket and succumbs to injuries during the surgery.

The death of Amar leaves Jamun and Chetna devastated. However, they soon realize that they have to be strong for each other. Chetna decides to pursue her dream of becoming a doctor, while Jamun tries to come to terms with his son’s death.

The film is a moving and heartwarming story about the power of love and resilience. It is a reminder that even in the darkest of times, there is always hope.

Jamun was well-received by critics, who praised the performances of Raghuvir Yadav and Shweta Basu Prasad. The film was also a commercial success, grossing over ₹10 crore at the box office.

About Jamun

The film opens with Jamun Prasad (Raghuvir Yadav), a retired government doctor, living with his two children, Chetna (Shweta Basu Prasad) and Amar (Sunny Hinduja). Chetna is a medical student who suffers from strabismus, a condition where the eyes don’t align properly. Amar is a struggling musician who is constantly borrowing money from his father.

One day, Amar is diagnosed with a kidney disease and needs to undergo a transplant. The family is unable to afford the surgery, so Amar decides to sell his kidney on the black market. However, the surgery goes wrong and Amar dies.

Jamun is devastated by Amar’s death, and his health begins to deteriorate. He is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, which makes it difficult for him to walk and talk. Chetna is forced to take care of her father, while also dealing with her own grief.

Despite the challenges they face, the Prasad family eventually finds strength in each other. Jamun learns to live with his Parkinson’s, and Chetna comes to terms with her strabismus. The film ends with the family celebrating Jamun’s birthday, and Chetna getting engaged to her boyfriend.

Jamun is a moving and heartwarming film that explores the themes of love, loss, and resilience. The performances by Raghuvir Yadav and Shweta Basu Prasad are particularly noteworthy. The film has been praised by critics for its realistic portrayal of a middle-class family, and its message of hope in the face of adversity.


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