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An Insignificant Man


Updated on Dec 22, 2017   •   Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla   •   documentaries  •  non-fiction

Probably the most riveting political thriller/documentary I have seen in a while. Contrary to the hopeless Indian media coverage on Indian politics, this film provides a unique and unprecedented look on the insides of political drama. I remember how the Delhi elections between 2013 and 2015 stood out in the Indian political discussion as ‘an insignificant man’ ventured into politics to battle the ‘establishment’. My father, friends, and even my teachers would have a good discussion during those elections and Mr. Arvind Kejriwal would be the focus of the conversation. This documentary brought back those times in an captivating way. I loved the cinematography to such an extent that I watched the documentary twice and still rewound to look at the pivotal sections.

No wonder this documentary has a very high rating on most review platforms. I was truly amazed when I found out that this film was shot by first-time directors with DSLRs, and it gave me a very different perspective on Mr. Kejriwal’s and Congress-BJP’s politics.