ZEE5 has released the trailer of its latest direct-to-digital original film ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai’. Inspired by true events, ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai’ is a courtroom drama directed by Apoorv Singh Karki and starring Manoj Bajpayee in and as lawyer P.C Solanki. It is the story of an ordinary man – a high court lawyer who single-handedly fought an extraordinary case against the country’s biggest god man and successfully ended up prosecuting him for the rape of a minor under the POCSO act.
Produced by Vinod Bhanushali’s Bhanushali Studios Limited, Zee Studios and Suparn S Varma, ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai’ is touted to be one of the biggest legal courtroom dramas and will premiere exclusively on ZEE5 on 23rd May 2023. This is Padma Shri and National Award recipient, Manoj Bajpayee’s third OTT Original collaboration with ZEE5 after the success of ‘Silence… Can You Hear It?’ and ‘Dial 100’.
As seen in the trailer, P.C Solanki (portrayed by Manoj Bajpayee) is fighting the biggest case of his life that too against a powerful self-styled godman in a minor girl’s rape case. Despite death threats against him, his family and the key witnesses, P.C Solanki is persistent in his fight for truth. The battle between an ordinary man’s willpower and a godman’s power continued for 5 long years where P.C Solanki fought against some of the country’s most eminent lawyers to prove that no godman is above law, and that truth will always prevail.
Manoj Bajpayee said, “Portraying the role of P.C Solanki in ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai’ has been an incredible experience as it is the inspiring story of an ordinary man who fought an extraordinary case against all odds for truth and justice. With the trailer out today, I hope that it appeals to the viewers and compels them to witness this story of victory and what all it took for P.C Solanki to achieve what he did”.
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Director Apoorv Singh Karki said, “Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai will always be special to my heart as it marks my first directorial debut in the industry, and I couldn’t be happier to work with Manoj Bajpayee as the lead actor. I could not have asked for a better actor to lead this film. I can proudly say that this is one of Manoj sir’s finest performance and his finale monologue in the film will be remembered for a long time. I am eagerly looking forward to seeing the audiences’ reaction to the film”.