PLOT: The film takes on the education system in India and revolves around the story of an ordinary rickshaw driver in Bihar who aspires and dreams of providing maximum possible quality education to his son by making arrangements for him to study at a private English medium school.

Pareeksha – The Final Test is a Hindi-language drama film directed by Prakash Jha. The film is based on the real-life story of IPS officer Abhayanand (played by Sanjay Suri) who teaches and coaches kids in a village in Bihar affected by the Naxal to help them pass in the IIT-JEE exams.

The movie was premiered at the 50th International Film Festival of India in the Indian Panorama section in 2019. In June 2020, the film was scheduled for its premiere screening at the London Indian Film Festival.

It was supposed to have its theatrical release but was called off due to the COVID-19 pandemic in India. Zee5 digital platform announced that the film will be released on 6th August 2020 on Zee5 Premium. This also marked Prakash Jha’s maiden collaboration with the digital OTT platform.

Star Cast:
Adil Hussain as Bucchi Paswan
Shubham Jha as Bulbul Kumar
Priyanka Bose as Radhika
Sanjay Suri as SP Kailash Anand

Movie Review: The film gives an important message to society but the screenplay works in bits and pieces. The makers have shown a compelling plot in a mediocre way. The first half of the film is very promising but the second half failed to make much impact, the vague narration didn’t justify the story of underprivileged child’s struggles.

Adil Hussain has given a brilliant performance. Sanjay Suri, Shubham Jha, and Priyanka Bose delivered a good performance.

Pareeksha Movie Rating:
Direction 2.5/5
Acting 3/5
Editing 2.5/5
Story 3/5
Screenplay 2.5/5
Overall Hit ya Flop Rating: 2.7 out of 5 Stars (AVG)

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