Diljit Dosanjh’s latest release Jogi is an impactful narrative of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots at Delhi post assassination of former PM Indira Gandhi. Ali Abbas Zafar’s terrific directorial is currently streaming on Netflix. Netizens call it a must-watch for the weekend. Check out the full article to know more about Jogi.
Director: Ali Abbas Zafar
Cast: Diljit Dosanjh, Kumud Mishra, Mohd. Zeeshan Ayyub, Amyra Dastur Hiten Tejwani, Paresh Pahuja and Neelu Kohli
Alike his name, Diljit Dosanjh once again won our hearts with his power-packed performance and a great theme. Jogi marks the latest release of the actor/singer on Netflix, which streamed on September 16. The emotional tale of humanity and friendship will take you to the anti-Sikh riots of Delhi with a motive to exhibit the tragedy of 1984.
‘Jogi’ Review: Plot Summary, Stars Performance, OTT Release
The period drama of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots entails the tragedy that happened with the entire Sikh community post assassination of Indira Gandhi by her two Sikh bodyguards. Helmed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the film unravels the story of a resilient friendship and courage in times of adversity.
‘JOGI’ PLOT SUMMARY
The story revolves around Joginder aka Jogi, a young middle-class man from Delhi. His world turns upside down after the assassination of PM Indira Gandhi. The film depicts how Jogi and his friends fight for the Sikh community’s survival from the imminent danger rising in Delhi.
However, it isn’t a smooth passage for the trio as a smarmy politician tries to build his career at the cost of the innocent human lives. The rescue thriller recalls the horrific tragedy that occurred in 1984 with the innocent Sikh people in Delhi.
‘JOGI’ STARS PERFORMANCE
Diljit Dosanjh’s power-packed performance as Jogi, the messiah for the Sikh community at the times of adversity, has won our hearts. Jogi marks one of the best performances of the actor’s career. His screen presence, dialogue delivery, and the emotions in his eyes will connect you with his sufferings.
On the other hand, Mohd. Zeeshan Ayyub and Paresh Pahuja as Jogi’s friends, despite different religions, unite to save his friend and the community from the evils of the smarmy politician.
Kumud Mishra, as the corrupt politician, put all his grey elements to perfectly portray the role. Neelu Kohli, as Jogi’s mother, also gave an impactful performance in the film.
‘JOGI’ REVIEW: OUR TAKE ON THE FILM
The film is a blend of love, friendship and courage. Diljit Dosanjh’s epic drama unravels the incidents of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, which is a sensitive subject, and every Indian has a zeal to know what actually happened in those tragic times.
Ali Abbas Zafar’s great efforts to portray the tale of the anti-Sikh riots are commendable. Overall, it is fresh content, with a great story and brilliant performances. Jogi is definitely a must-watch for the weekend. The film is currently streaming on Netflix.