Kaagaz is an movie based on real life story of a Farmer who struggles hard to make himself come alive again because of being declared death on papers. The farmer's character is been played by Pankaj Trpathi.
It also stars Amar Upadhyay as the main negative lead in the movie. The rest of the star cast is not yet confirmed.
The real story behind satirical comedy Kaagaz follows the life of a common man (Lal Bihari) who’s been declared dead by the Indian government, organises his own funeral, and eventually fights the Indian bureaucracy for 19 years to prove that he is alive.
In real life, Lal Bihari visited revenue office at Azamgarh district headquarters in Uttar Pradesh to apply for a loan, where he later discovered he was officially declared dead.
Over the years, he tried to captive attention of the media (and was successful), especially when he began signing his letters ‘late Lal Bihari’ and added the work Mritak (dead) to his name. And after learning that at least 100 others were declared dead, he opened Mritak Sangh Uttar Pradesh Association of Dead People, in the Azamgarh district.
Kaagaz (transl. Paper) is a biographical drama about a farmer, Lal Bihari's 19-year struggle to make himself come alive again when he is declared dead in Government records by interests keen to take over his assets.