Synopsis/Plot : Based on a real life incident, Jai Bhim is about how a righteous lawyer takes on the system, the different parts of which have convened to use a section of people as scapegoats for crimes committed by others.
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A Fine Balance Between Disturbing Reality And Mainstream Filmmaking!
With a runtime of close to 165 minutes, Jai Bhim never loses steam. Playing out as a courtroom drama with an investigative angle, the film ensures that it remains interesting right through. The screenplay is nicely done and crucial events are revealed gradually. The film never shies away from taking...(more)
Source: Bharath Vijayakumar, MovieCrow
Suriya's most powerful drama yet
Suriya inhabits the role of a firebrand advocate with ease. It is as if he's not just performing the lines written by the director, but believes in every word and gesture he delivers in this film.(more)
Source: Manoj Kumar K, Indian Express
Suriya is earnest and the film is honest. Yet, there are trade-offs
Jai Bhim turns into a courtroom drama when Rajakannu, along with three others, is forcefully taken into custody. Despite its run-time, there is not a single scene that looks dull, and there is something constantly happening. Even the courtroom scenes, which may suffer from familiarity in another fil...(more)
Source: Srivatsan, The Hindu
Jai Bhim is yet another feather in Suriya's cap
It is raw, intense, and filled with gripping courtroom scenes. Though it takes some time to get into the main story and has no commercial aspects, the film has enough drama that will hold your attention until the end. A serious film that makes a perfect OTT watch.(more)
Source: 123 Telugu Team, 123telugu.com
Raw, Real and Brutal
Gnanavel gives us some terrific moments of defiance. Lijomol Jose is quietly powerful as Sengani, who gets a couple of rousing scenes when she turns down efforts at a compromise from cops. Manikandan, too, is effective and stands out in the scene when he urges his men to not give in as that will res...(more)
Source: M Suganth, Times Of India
Jai Bhim is an intense courtroom drama with solid writing, good performances and splendid casting. Must-watch!!
Jai Bhim is a film that's as powerful as it's title. It's an honest portrayal of the Irular tribe and the issues they face without stripping them of their self-respect and dignity. In addition to false cases, making a point for issuing lands to such tribes is a message that must be welcomed. Overall...(more)
Source: Behindwoods Review Board, Behindwoods.com
Pain of the downtrodden, voice of the voiceless.
Rather than being a mere courtroom drama, Jai Bhim is a much-needed film from the past that will be relevant in the years to come, with new hope and a new beginning.(more)
Source: Litty Simon, manoramaonline
Suriya Is In Formidable Form In Riveting Film
Of late, there has been a spate of Tamil films that have probed the linkages between police highhandedness and caste violence. To that extent, Jai Bhim treads familiar ground. What sets it apart somewhat from the likes of Visaranai, Pariyerum Perumal Asuran and Karnan is the setting. It moves beyond...(more)
Source: Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV Movies
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