12 Angry Men

Can anyone believe this? An entire movie, which is shot inside  a single room would become one of the classics, and yet become a top grosser?  Can a 1957  movie  still be relevant?  Is that possible? The answer is yes, and the celluloid classic is 12 Angry Men from the director Sidney Lumet, produced by Henry Fonda, who also starred in the lead character.  In one word this movie just stripped off the American Judiciary.  The movie begins with the Judge's order to deliberate a case of a young man who was acquiesced of stabbing his own father to death.   The Judge asks the members of Jury to give an unanimous verdict, and the poor boy's face fades out as the Juries assembles themselves inside their room.  Except only one of the juries all the members decide that the lad is guilty. Only one man differs and he argues with the fellow members and eventually lead to the acquittal of the lad.  What makes this film so special and very relevant even today is the way it handles the charac


The record for most qualified person in India was held by a politician Dr. Shrikant Jichkar (pictured). He was an ex-IAS&IPS, doctor, painter, pro photographer, actor, active ham radio operator and youngest MLA at 25, who once held 14 portfolios. He had 20 degrees, won 28 gold medals & had a library of 52,000 books.

Dr. Shrikant Jichkar was a well respected Indian politician.He was an Indian politician and member of the Congress Party.

He has been a member of

1. Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, 1982–85,

2. Maharashtra Legislative Council, 1986–92 and Minister of State, Government of Maharashtra. He was also a member of Rajya Sabha. He joined I.P.S. in 1978 and I.A.S. in 1980. He has been recipient of ‘Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World Award in 1983. He was also listed in the Limca Book of Records as the most qualified person in the country.

He traveled all around India speaking on health, economics and also giving religious discourses. Jichkar was an active Amateur radio operator, and used the callsign VU2SJA.

One of the numerous subjects in which Jichkar had an interest was astrology and he claimed to be able to analyse the movement of planets in a horoscope down to the last detail.

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