Director: Anurag Kashyap
Cast: Vineet Kumar Singh as Shravan Kumar Singh, Zoya Hussain as Sunaina Mishra, Jimmy Sheirgill as Bhagwan Das Mishra, Ravi Kishan as Sanjay Kumar
Mukkabaaz is yet another gem from the ace director Anurag Kashyap. Mukkabaaz is a story of love, corruption, politics, and caste discrimination. The plot revolves around a lower caste boxer in Uttar Pradesh named Shravan Singh, who is honest and determined by nature and has a passion for boxing. While Shravan works hard to get a fame in boxing, Bhagwan Das Mishra, a don and head of the State Boxing Federation stands in his way.
Problems for Shravan arise more when he falls in love with Bhagwan Das Mishra's niece Sunaina Mishra, who is deaf-mute by birth. Shravan seeks the help of a football coach Sanjay Kumar, who himself faced racism in the society. Shravan tries hard to make gain fame in Boxing despite the hardships of casteism and corruption in Boxing Federation which is gaining support politically also.
Mukkabaz's box office collection was 10.51 crores. The film received positive reviews and the performances of the lead were highly appreciated. The movie Mukkabaaz perfectly describes the hardships one has to face because of the casteism.