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Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films

  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • The filmmaker has a kitty of Bollywood and Hollywood movies to his credit. He has also directed a series of women-oriented films.

    By Sujata Chakrabarti
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • Probably the filmmaker's most famous film, 'Bawander' is about the fight of a poor woman for justice and was based on the sad story of a woman in the state of Rajasthan, Bhanwari Devi.
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • 'Provoked' is about a young Punjabi woman (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan) who kills her husband to escape domestic abuse.
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • The film is about a 40-year-old man (Govinda) whose parents arrange for him to get married to a much younger girl.
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • This Bollywood thriller directed by Jag Mundhra was inspired from the Hollywood movie, 'White Female'. The film was declared a flop at the box office.
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • Mundhra made 'Tales of the Kama Sutra 2: Monsoon' in 1998.
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • 'Sexual Malice' was made in 1994.
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • Tariq Ali, a Muslim police commander of Scotland Yard, is asked to hunt down suspected suicide-bombers against the backdrop of the 7th July bombings in London. Naseeruddin Shah played the cop in this film.
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • Reportedly, while Jag Mundhra came on board 'Chase' as the director, he had some creative differences with the film's producer Anuuj Saxena. So much so that back then, Mundhra even asked Saxena to remove his name from the credits as a director.
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • Growing up in Kolkata, Mundhra secretly wanted to become a filmmaker. Mundhra attended IIT Mumbai and started working abroad. In 1979, he gave up his career to become a full-time filmmaker.
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films
  • Remembering Jag Mundhra: His mixed bag of films