When one after another serial bomb blasts shakes southern city of Hyderabad, a special ATS team lead by officer DESAI to track down suspect YASIN DARJI behind the blast. Once team reaches to the tip off location they arrests the accuse and take him to special branch in Ahmadabad of further investigation only to find out that they actually have got a wrong person and the guy they have arrested is SAMEER. Now this error needs to fix and the higher authorities instead of leaving him, scot-free decides to send him as mole and bargain his freedom.

Now SAMEER must act as an undercover in sync with ATS and find YASIN DARJI before he strikes again and kills many more innocent people. ATS also joins other hand also gets in touch with journalist and activist ALIA IRADE. From here the chase begins to Catch YASIN by SAMEER, DESAI and ALIA will they able to stop him and save innocent lives or again YASIN will be two steps ahead of them to take his final revenge from the state?

  • Dakxinkumar Bajrange (Chhara)
    (Documentary films as Director) Birth 1871 (2013) , Toiletwale (2015), Sundarana (2013), Dharmaj Day (2014), Khushbu's Varshitap (2012), Setu (2012), Partnering for Change (2011), Global Sites, Local Lives (2010), Where to perform Namaz? (2010), Silent Thunder (2010), Dashmool (2009), Chhara Tribe, Kaleshwari - Fare of De-notified Tribes (2009), Masoti (2009), Water Reservoir Management (2009), Actors are Born Here (2008), Bhavai Nu Pedinamu (2008), Sat Katha (TV series, 2008), It is the Music (2007), The Lost water (2007), Bulldozer (2006), Thought for Development (2006), Fight For Survival (2005), 43 short film for Ministry of Tribal affairs (Govt. of India), Directed over 50 fiction and non-fiction program at Tara Gujarati TV channel (2001)
  • Karan Vyas
    Wrong Side Raju (Gujarati Film)
  • Bankimchandra Tamaychi
  • Viren Ghamande
  • Manish Patel
  • Dakxinkumar Bajrange
  • Zeeshan Mohommad Ayyub
    Key Cast
    Tanu Weds Manu, Ranzhana, Who Kill Jesica?, Phantom, Katha, for more info, please visit wikipedia link,
  • Subrat Dutta
    Key Cast
    Tevar, Bhootnath Returns, The Shaukeens, Roar, Talas, Rakhta Chartra, Lajja, Ardhanagi-Ek Ardh Satya, Baromas etc. For more info, please click on wikipedia link,
  • Anjali Patil
    Key Cast
    Delhi in a Day, Chakravyuh, Sri Lankan film, "With You Without You", Na Bangaaru Talli (Tamil Film) etc. For more info, please click on wikipedia Link,
  • Chimney Mandlekar
    Key Cast
  • Manoj Shah
    Key Cast
    Ship of Theseus, What’s Your Raashee?, The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey etc. For more info, please click on,
  • Alok Gagdekar
    Key Cast
    Wrong Side Raju, Bajrangi Bhajaan, Tashan, India Tomorrow directed by Imtiyaz Ali (Short film)
  • Abhishek Shah
    Key Cast
    I Wish (post-production), Wrong Side Raju, Thai Jashe!, Chhello Divas, Bey Yaar, Wrong Side Raju (Gujarat casting)
  • Jay Bhatt
    Key Cast
    Thai Jashe! (Character- Pravinbhai 2015), Chhello Divas (Character- Angry Professor 2015), Bas Ek Chance (Character - Ravi)
  • Master Shubham Bajrange
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  • Sima Biswas
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  • Runtime:
    2 hours 11 minutes 5 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 7, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    600,000 USD
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  • New York Indian Film Festival
    New York
    United States
    June 6, 2017
    World Premiere
  • Charlotte Asian Film Festival
    United States
    June 27, 2017
    Asia Premiere
  • India release
    September 8, 2017
    All India Theatrical release
  • Indian International Film Festival of Queensland
    November 12, 2017
    Australia Premiere
    Best Director for film Sameer
  • Nomination for Freedom of Expression Award
    United Kingdom
    Index (The voice of Free Expression)
    Nomination for Freedom of Expression Award Fellowship 2018
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  • Platoon Films
Director Biography - Dakxinkumar Bajrange (Chhara)

Dakxinkumar Bajrange (Chhara) is an award-winning filmmaker, playwright and activist from the Chhara De-notified Tribes of Ahmedabad in the western part of India. He is a recipient of a Ford Foundation International Fellowship (2010-11) to study Graduate studies in ‘Theatre and Global Development’ at the University of Leeds, UK. His book ‘Budhan Bolta Hai’ (Budhan Speaks) was awarded first prize for "Mahatma Gandhi Best Creative Writing on Human Rights" by National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for 2010-11. He also receives Rajiv Gandhi Arts Fellowship (2004-05) and Bhasha Fellowship (2002-03) to study art forms of nomadic and de-notified communities in Gujarat. For films he is also the recipient of the Kerala State Award at the International Documentary Short Film Festival of Kerala for the film “The Last Man” in Dec 2021, Recipient of the Best Director Award and “Award for Excellence” at the 7th Art Independent International Film Festival for the film “Budhan Podcast” in Jan 2022, Recipient of Best Director” and “Best Documentary Award” at the Picasso Einstein Buddha International Film Festival for “The Last Man” Jan 2022, Recipient of Donald E. Lacy, Jr. Social Justice Award at the Studio City International Film Festival for my recent documentary film The Last Man 2020, Recipient of Award of Merit at 7th Arts International Film Festival for my film “The Last Man” Nov. 2020, Recipient of Best Director award for his recent film “Covid 19 Blame Game” at the 7th Arts International Film Festival, Nov 2020, Nominated for Social Impact Award for Theatre and Films (2019) by Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) 2019. Members of the public also nominated him for Fellowship for Freedom of Expression, INDEX, UK, 2018, Nominated as “Heroes of Ahmedabad” by Ahmedabad Mirror Newspaper in 2014, and Invited by United Nations to speak about India’s Nomadic and De-notified Tribes in NY in 2007. He is co-author of the book titled “Vimukta - Freedom Stories”, edited by him and Prof. Henry Schwarz of Georgetown University published on 31st Aug 2021 by Navyana Publication House. For more info about my work, recognitions, and media links, please visit

Currently, he works as an “Artistic Director” at Budhan Theatre (, he is also a founding director of Nomad Movies Pvt Ltd. He has written and Directed 13 plays Supervised 48 Theatre Productions of Budhan Theatre and performed more than 1000 shows in different parts of India. He was nominated for "Heroes of Ahmedabad" by Ahmedabad Mirror. As a Filmmaker, he directed 94 fiction and non-fiction films/TV series on various developmental, social and political issues of India He has recently directed his debuted critically acclaimed Bollywood film "Sameer", starring Zeeshan Mohammed, Seema Biswas, Anjali Patil. Sameer was released in theatres in India on 8th Sept 2017 and also screened at New York Indian Film Festival (USA), Charlotte Asian Film Festival (USA) and the Indian International Film Festival of Queensland, Australia where he received the "Best Director" award for 'Sameer". Recently he has finished his film “The Last Man” and finished 20 episodes of Budhan Podcast as “Project Director”, funded by University of Leicester, UK

His academic and journalistic articles on Theatre and Films appeared in several national and international journals/newspapers include,

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After a young and innocent Muslim engineering student Is taken into custody by the Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS), he is forced to help the ATS in their mission to find his own roommate Basin, the mastermind behind Hyderabad and Bengaluru blasts, before he strikes again in Ahmedabad, a capital city of western part of India.

The film discusses that at times the state orchestrates violence in itself to balance its economy, but because of the general “perception” created and followed by the society, media and the politicians, the brutal politics of violence always remains unseen in the public arena.