If you’re a fan of crime thrillers and courtroom dramas, you might also be a huge fan of how the lawyer-characters in these movies fight their cases – their level of investigation, the manipulation, and the last leg of justice. With that thought, let us paint a little picture – you’ve been falsely accused of a crime and now you need your case to be fought. These courtroom movies make one thing clear that just the truth is not enough, you need a strong hand to win the case. In such a scenario, who among these lawyers, from the shows and movies on ZEE5, would you choose to fight your case?
Arjun Rampal as Sid Jaisingh – Nail Polish
Arjun Rampal in Nail Polish plays the role of an arrogant and selfish lawyer, Sid Jaisingh. But despite those qualities of his, he is one of the most powerful lawyers – his strengths are that he will question every little detail of the evidence, thereby creating strong doubts about the proofs and will also find loopholes in evidence that will not let the court rule the case against you.
Anand Tiwari as Amit Kumar – Nail Polish
Anand Tiwari in Nail Polish plays the role of Amit Kumar, the prosecutor who fights the case against Sid Jaisingh. Amit Kumar is a righteous person, whose strengths are – searching for the best proofs and doing complete and thorough research of facts – when one faces a lawyer like Sid Jaisingh, their research has to be foolproof.
Rajeev Khandelwal as Captain Bikash Roy – Court Martial
Rajeev Khandelwal in Court Martial plays the role of Captain Bikash Roy, who is dedicated to bringing justice to the court. His strengths lie in his righteousness, his willingness to put his reputation at stake, and putting justice before everything else.
Bhagwan Tiwari as Major Puri – Court Martial
Bhagwan Tiwari in Court Martial plays the role of Major Puri, who fights the case against Captain Bikash Roy. He is a powerful officer, whose strengths, while fighting cases lie in his dominance while producing the arguments – after all, it is important that the necessary points be emphasized dominantly.
Sachin Khedekar as Lakshman Khangani – Rustom
Sachin Khedekar in Rustom plays the role of the prosecutor Lakshman Khangani, who fights the case to prove Rustom’s conviction. His strengths are that he puts forth arguments so powerful and strong, that he can make the opposition feel lost and nervous, thereby asserting the dominance of his reasoning.
Shahid Kapoor as SK Pant – Batti Gul Meter Chalu
Shahid Kapoor in Batti Gul Meter Chalu plays the role of SK Pant, a lawyer who had been taking his job lightly until a case hit him personally. Since then, he became a powerful lawyer who aimed to fight for justice. His strengths – he will fight for justice in a fun way and will make jokes to lighten up the situation, however, his reasonings and claims will be truthful and will ensure justice.
Yami Gautam as Gulnaar Rizvi – Batti Gul Meter Chalu
Yami Gautam in Batti Gul Meter Chalu plays the role of Gulnaar Rizvi, the prosecutor who fights against SK Pant. She is a no-nonsense person, whose strengths lie in her intimidating persona and the way of producing her points in the court.
Taapsee Pannu as Aarti Mohammed – Mulk
Taapsee Pannu in Mulk plays the role of Aarti Mohammed, who is a powerful and righteous person. She will go to great lengths to get the deserved justice for her client. Besides her righteousness that gives her true strength, she is also a lawyer who will not cower while interrogating witnesses, or while cross-examining the opposition’s evidence and witnesses, no matter how strong or powerful they are.
Ashutosh Rana as Santosh Anand – Mulk
Ashutosh Rana in Mulk plays the role of prosecutor Santosh Anand, who fights against Aarti Mohammed. He can be a very intimidating person, who can produce arguments so powerful, that they can discourage the opposition.
Jennifer Winget as Major Monica Mehra – Code M
Jennifer Winget in Code M stars as Major Monica Mehra, who has expertise in handling criminal cases that concern the officers of the Indian Army. She too is a righteous person, whose strength is: conducting intricate fieldwork investigation for the means of justice.
Sumeet Vyas as Ram Jethmalani – The Verdict: State v/s Nanavati
Finally, coming to the ones who portrayed real-life lawyers, in a series that recreated the real story of the Naval Officer KM Nanavati. Sumeet Vyas in The Verdict: State v/s Nanavati, plays the role of one of India’s most renowned lawyers, Ram Jethmalani. This series and the case marks the earlier days of his career. His strengths, as shown in the series, are – manipulating the entire proceeding, manipulating the selection of jury members to get the case in his favour, taking care of the tiniest factors, like the way to address the jury members, the judge, everything.
Angad Bedi as Karl Khandalavala – The Verdict: State v/s Nanavati
Angad Bedi in The Verdict: State v/s Nanavati, plays the role of Karl Khandalavala, who was also a famous lawyer of our country. Just like Ram Jethmalani, he also showed prowess in manipulating the court proceedings for things to turn out in his favour.
So, who of them are you choosing?
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