The film starts with Pakistan’s intrusion in Kargil, at that time Atal Ji is the Prime Minister of India and then the film immediately reaches his childhood where Atal ji’s family members call him (Atla). The childhood sequence is not very long but then comes the turning point when Atal Ji goes to Kanpur to study law. One new thing we came to know through the film is that his classmates studied law with Atal Ji in Kanpur. It is their father only.
Both of them live in the same room of the hostel, then how they join the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in Kanpur itself and gradually their stature in politics starts increasing. The story moves forward in the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. The film is good in the first half, it slows down a bit near the interval but then picks up in the second half. Kargil War, Atal Bihari Vajpayee visit to Lahore, the Pokhar nuclear test and many such parts have been shown using original footage in the film.
Due to which this film seems more authentic, But whoever’s biopic it is, you go to see it because that person has either inspired you or touched your life in some way and it is not possible that a Prime Minister is the people of the country. Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji is such a rare leader who was respected by people from both sides and the opposition.
On the day when his government fell by one vote, Doordarshan’s TRP had made a new record in India. His speech given in the Lok Sabha where he had said that “Governments will come and go but this country should remain” Lok Sabha From TV to Mobile Everyone kept looking at the phone. Pankaj Tripathi is such an actor that only he could have done this film, At many places you will forget that Pankaj Tripathi is playing the role of Atal Ji; he has acted so well.