Uvaa

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Uvaa
Uva - Poster.jpg
Directed byJasbir Bhaati
Produced by
  • Anil D. Jethani
  • Chandresh D. Jethani
Screenplay by
  • Dharmendra V. Singh
  • Shailendra Tiwari
  • Bhupendra Singh
Story byJasbir Bhaati
Starring
Music byOriginal Songs
Rashid Khan
Palash Muchhal
Hanif Sheikh
Pravin-Manoj
Original Score
Hanif Sheikh
CinematographyDigvvijay Singh
Edited byPrashant Singh Rathore
Production
company
Dhanraj Films
Release date
  • June 26, 2015 (2015-06-26) (India)
Running time
120 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

Uvaa is a 2015 Indian comedy and social drama film, written and directed by Jasbir Bhaati[1] and produced by Dhanraj Films[2] about five friends in a boarding school and their daily life suddenly turning into a rebellious fight for justice and making an example for the outside world. The film stars Om Puri, Sanjay Mishra, Vikrant Rai, Jimmy Sheirgill, Sangram Singh, Rohan Mehra, and Archana Puran Singh, and includes several new faces as the lead actors of the film.

Plot[edit]

Anil (Rohan Mehra), Vikram (Lavin Gothi), Salmaan (Mohit Baghel) and Deenbandhu (Bhupendra "Megh" Singh) are rebellious brats of suburban Delhi NCR]. With the world at their feet and nothing to worry about, they stomp everything in their path without caring about consequences. When the five are placed in the totally new world of convent school, they face new challenge. There goal is to survive and thrive only to find romance, but one night they encounter a horrifying event which puts them in the hands of law. Their lives change forever as they have to fight for justice and moral integrity to make an example for the world.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Uvaa
Soundtrack album by Manoj, Rashid Khan, Praveen, Hanif Shaikh & Palash Muchhal
Released2 June 2015 (2015-June-02)[3]
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length25:34
LanguageHindi
LabelZee Music Company
External audio
Audio Jukebox on YouTube

The music for Uvaa has been composed by Rashid Khan, Palash Muchal, Hanif Shaikh & Praveen-Manoj. The sound design and Background score has been made by Hanif Shaikh. The lyrics have been given by Bhupendra Singh Megh, Hanif Shaikh and Shiv Singh.[4]

No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Jiyo Lalla"Bhupendra SinghPraveen Bhardwaj & ManojJasraj Joshi05:31
2."Ishq Fobiya"Bhupendra SinghRashid KhanMohammed Irfan, Bhanu Pratap Singh05:55
3."Vande Mataram"Bhupendra Singh, Hanif ShaikhHanif ShaikhSiddharth Mahadevan, Sujata Mazumdar, Hanif Shaikh, Poonam Pandey 104:33
4."Natani"Bhupendra Singh, ShivPalash MuchhalSujata Mazumdar, Amit Mishra, Poonam Pandey 1 & Shiv Singh03:40
5."Ishq Fobiya Kyun"Bhupendra SinghRashid KhanMohammed Irfan & Palak Muchhal05:55
Total length:25:34

Critical response[edit]

Renuka Vyavahare of The Times of India said that, "Uvaa (read youngsters) is one of those many films which touches upon a relevant topic but fails to capitalise on its potential." The critic gave the film a rating of 2 out of 5 and concluded her review saying that, "shoddy execution mars this potentially significant social drama."[5] Shaheen Parkar of Mid-Day gave the film a rating of 1.5 out of 5 and said that, "there’s nothing in the storyboard that enthralls you even for a few minutes."[6] Martin D'Souza of Glamsham gave the film a rating of 2 out of 5 saying that, "If only director Jasbir Bhatti had dwelt on the subject rather than concentrating on silly school scenes and even sillier teachers, we would have had a hard-hitting film on our hands."[7] Bollywood Life gave the film a rating of 1 out of 5 saying that, "Overall, the film is a poor attempt at driving home a relevant social message. A perfect case of good intention, bad execution."[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jasbir B. Bhati | Videos, Wallpapers, Movies, Photos, Biography". Bollywoodhungama.com. Retrieved 2015-03-27.
  2. ^ "Dhanraj Films Pvt Ltd | Movie Companies | Bollywood Movies". Bollywoodhungama.com. 2013-06-14. Retrieved 2015-03-27.
  3. ^ "Uvaa (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)". iTunes.
  4. ^ "Uvaa - 2015 - Zee Music Company". Saavn.
  5. ^ "Uvaa Movie Review". The Times of India.
  6. ^ "'Uvaa' - Movie review". Mid-Day.
  7. ^ "UVAA Movie Review: UVAA is a badly delivered voice of the youth". Glamsham.
  8. ^ "Uvaa Movie Review: This Jimmy Shergill movie suffers from poor execution!". Bollywood Life.

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