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Jai GangaaJal  ( UA ) (2016)  (Hindi)
Genre: Action, Drama
Language: Hindi
Director: Prakash Jha
Producer: Prakash Jha
Production Co: Prakash Jha Productions, Play Entertainment,
Music Director: Salim Sulaiman
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Embedded with intense action and charged emotion, this fast-paced crime drama revolves around the trials and triumphs of an impeccably honest and brave female IPS officer, as she fiercely battles criminal elements and a corrupt system. 
Release Date: March 04 2016 (India)
Critics Rating: |  7 Reviews
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You'll see more of me on silver screen, says Prakash Jha (March 11, 2016)
'Jai Gangaajal' made tax free in Madhya Pradesh (March 10, 2016)
'Jai Gangaajal' mints Rs.5.5 crore on opening day (March 07, 2016)
Prakash Jha gets irritated with questions on 'Jai Gangaajal' promotions, Priyanka (March 04, 2016)
Privileged to acknowledge power of women: Priyanka Chopra (February 27, 2016)
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More 'drama, dhishoom' in second trailer of 'Jai Gangaajal' (February 12, 2016)
'Jai Gangaajal' was an amazing experience: Priyanka Chopra (February 10, 2016)
Prakash has talent to make grown men quake: Priyanka Chopra (February 08, 2016)
Priyanka Chopra celebrates five million Instagram followers (February 04, 2016)
Fadnavis's wife sings for Prakash Jha's film (January 26, 2016)
Haven't done anything as emotional as 'Jai Gangaajal': Manav (January 03, 2016)
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Bappi Lahiri sings for 'Jai Gangaajal' (December 30, 2015)
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Priyanka Chopra to back new talent for production house (December 28, 2015)
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Priyanka pulled co-actor Prakash Jha's leg during 'Jai Gangaajal' shoot (December 24, 2015)
Priyanka 'thanks' everyone for lauding 'Jai Gangaajal' trailer (December 23, 2015)
Working for 'Jai Gangaajal' made 'Quantico' easier: Priyanka Chopra (December 23, 2015)
'Jai Gangaajal' is my way of protesting, says Prakash Jha (November 27, 2015)
'Jai Gangaajal' not a sequel, it's a fresh story: Prakash Jha (October 07, 2015)
Prakash Jha to play policeman in directorial 'Jai Gangaajal' (October 03, 2015)
Priyanka Chopra not well (September 23, 2015)
'Jai Gangaajal' mirror to changed scenario: Prakash Jha (September 17, 2015)
Priyanka Chopra looks intense in 'Jai Gangaajal' poster (September 16, 2015)
If not filmmaker, Prakash Jha would've been an IAS officer (August 13, 2015)
Priyanka Chopra wraps up shooting for 'Gangaajal 2', will resume filming 'Bajirao Mastani' (July 14, 2015)
Priyanka Chopra heads to Bhopal to start filming for Prakash Jha's 'Gangaajal 2' (June 16, 2015)

If you liked the original GangaJal, then maybe you should stay at home and watch the DVD. The story is the same as the original but diluted. And even though Priyanka Chopra tries her best to kick some baddie butts, she's reduced to sitting by the hero's bedside, eyes wide, saying, 'How did you manage to keep these files so secret, for so long?!'

Jai GangaaJal Review RatingManisha Lakhe (Nowrunning) | Read Full Review

Jai Gangaajal has only tenuous links with the 2003 cop drama that it is meant to be a sequel to. Neither its characters nor its plot borrow anything at all from Gangaajal. Jai Gangaajal is likely to be a letdown for those who expect it to be a worthy follow-up to Gangaajal.But if you go in without too many expectations, you might find parts of its fairly palatable.

Jai GangaaJal Review RatingSaibal Chatterjee ( | Read Full Review

Jai Gangaajal is just another attempt at making a blockbuster, but it lacks the depth of Gangaajal and Apharan. Still, there's enough for the audience to keep whistling and clapping. Priyanka Chopra is the new 'Dabangg'.Priyanka saves Bankipur, but not the audience.

Jai GangaaJal Review RatingRohit Vats (Hindustan Times) | Read Full Review

The film's gender politics is superficial and skewed. The fact that Abha is a woman SP of a conservative region could have been one of the distinguishing factors between Jai Gangaajal and most of the other police dramas we've seen in Bollywood history, but the film fails to delve into this angle at all.

Anna M.M. Vetticad (Firstpost) | Read Full Review

Priyanka Chopra's too-sophisticated unmade-up-make-up is very distracting, even in her few convincing moments. And the film goes on for far too long, even when we know how all of it will end, and even when we are thoroughly enjoying Jha's authentic' leheja' : 'aap ko koi galat misguide kiye hain', he says, and we smile.

Jai GangaaJal Review RatingShubra Gupta (Indian Express) | Read Full Review

Even with a female lead, this is very much a male movie that relegates its female characters to symbols of idealism or victims. Jai Gangaajal wants to be a frequently ridiculous exercise in gender-role-reversal masquerading as a cop drama, in which the women speak out against corruption while the men are largely either complicit or silent.

Suprateek Chatterjee (Huffington Post) | Read Full Review

Jai Gangaajal falters in getting its point across, if there is one, that is. The film works in parts, largely because of the fabulous performances of Chopra and Kaul. But then, the problem that seems to have found a place in Prakash Jha films of late - that of losing way thanks to a convoluted plot - plagues Jai Gangaajal as well.

Jai GangaaJal Review RatingAnanya Bhattacharya (India Today) | Read Full Review

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