An early satire on the outraging corruption in the Indian politics, businesses, news media and Bureaucracy, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro is a Hindi film directed by Kundan Shah and released first in the year 1983. This dark comedy has a compelling star cast encompassing Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Ravi Baswani and Pankaj Kapur. This movie got the Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director award for Kundan Shah. The movie was filmed at India International Film Festival in the year 2006 and it has secured a prominent place in the history of Indian cinema, receiving critical appreciation.
Vinod Chopra and Sudhir Mishra are professional photographers who open a photo studio in a prestigious area in Bombay, hoping to run the business successful. After a rough start, they finally get some work from a publication that strips the scandals of high-profile people. Accepting this task, they start working with the editor of the publication on a story of an immoral builder and corrupt Municipal Commissioner. During the time, the photographer duo also enters a photography competition for a prize money of Rs 5000. This task makes them shoot random pictures all over the city, from which they serendipitously encounter a picture of a man shooting someone. Enlarging the picture for clarity gives them the knowledge that the killer is the immoral builder. In a pursuit of exposing the builder, they plan to obtain the corpse of the person murdered and what all debauchery they come across in this pursuit marks the rest of the story.
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