Debate ignites over latest poster release for JNU movie

Mumbai: The release of the teaser for the film Jahangir National University (JNU) has sparked discussions across social media platforms. The film is based on a controversial storyline, and its new poster has stirred up further controversy. The poster depicts a raised hand, symbolizing the fight for the rights of the common people, clenched within the grip of red hands, a symbolic victory of leftist ideology. Additionally, flags bearing the slogans Jai Shri Ram and Lal Salaam flutter in the background, indicating the complete dominance of leftist ideology within the university.

The unveiling of this new poster hints at escalating controversy, especially considering the recent victory of leftist factions in the student elections at JNU. This isn’t the first time the film JNU: Jahangir National University has courted attention; its previous two posters also garnered significant media coverage.

The story of JNU: Jahangir National University revolves around the clash of ideologies within an educational institution. It touches upon the prevalent politics in nationalist and educational institutions. The film portrays discussions and debates based on nationalism, intellectual activism, and student movements. The teaser video of JNU showcases the primary plotline, highlighting the disparity between the attention received by students in classrooms versus in the news, questioning whether JNU is the epicentre of anti-national activities.

Producer Pratima Datta stated that the film JNU is necessary, as it will present the thoughts of young students in an entertaining cinematic style. The poster itself carries an essential message, conveyed through the waving flags of Lal Salaam and Jai Shri Ram.

Produced under the banner of Mahakal Movies Private Limited, Jahangir National University is produced by Pratima Datta and directed by Vinay Sharma. The film features talented actors such as Urvashi Rautela, Piyush Mishra, Ravi Kishan, Siddharth Bodke, Vijay Raj, Rashmi Desai, Atul Pandey, and Shivjyoti Rajput. It is scheduled to hit theaters on April 5, 2024.

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