Satyameva Jayate Story
Director: Milap Milan Zaveri
Cast: John Abraham as Virendra Rathod aka Vir, Manoj Bajpayee as DCP Shivansh Rathod, and Aisha Sharma as Shikha
The film starts with a hooded vigilante setting corrupt polices on fire. There are around 2 lakh police officers in Mumbai Police Department, the majority of whom are corrupt officers. This series of merciless killings, burning cops alive leave the police department in shock and terror. When media starts asking question behind these gruesome killings, the commissioner assigns DCP Shivansh to take over the case. It is then revealed that police officer Virendra Rathod aka Vir, is behind these killings. He works as a police officer at his best during the day but during night turns into a vigilante to dismiss corrupt officers from the department.
In the flashback, it is revealed that as a child, Vir was forced to see his honest policeman father take his own life by setting himself on fire. This leaves a huge impact on him and he then decides to take down every corrupt officer on his own. While the motive of Vir and Shivansh are same, their working ethics are different. Will Vir get caught by Shivansh? Or will Vir succeed in avenging his father's death?
Satyameva Jayate became the highest opener for John Abraham and 5th highest opener of 2018. Being made on a budget of 45 crores, the film earned 106.68 crores at the box office. Before the release of the film, the album of the movie became superhit with song 'Dilbar' alone having 495 million plus views on YouTube.
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