'Jolly LLB' is bizarre, yet funny: Boman Irani
"What you see is so bizarre and inherently satirical, that it is funny. It's a very real film, but the reality makes you laugh. The film is a serious subject, but when you see how a courtroom is conducted, you wonder how can any justice emanate from that. You'll be shocked, and that's what is funny in the film," Boman told PTI in an interview.
After making his debut with 'Phas Gaye Re Obama', a quirky tale about repercussions of recession, director Subhash Kapoor explores the goings on in city courts in his second outing.
"The film will change people's perspective about what happens inside a court. Subhash Kapoor was a journalist and used to cover cases like these. He has done first hand research for the film, making it a general observation of the judiciary," said Boman.
The 53-year-old actor is pitted against his friend Arshad Warsi. While both play lawyers in the film, Boman is shown as one of the top lawyers of the country and Arshad is the underdog who dares to stand up to this powerful man.
"My character has grey to dark shades. He is unscrupulous, powerful and brilliant. He feels he can do what he wants. Arshad's character locks horns with mine, making it a David vs Goliath kind of a confrontation," said Boman. This is the fourth film Boman has
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