Batti Gul Meter Chalu: The courtroom drama of Shahid Kapoor
Batti Gul Meter Chalu is the story of three friends combined with the story of dismal electricity conditions and a total failure of the service in India. Director Shri Narayan Singh should be credited with making an issue-based movie out of a simple story.
Three childhood friends Sushil Kumar Pant a.k.a. S.K. (Shahid Kapoor), Lalita Nautiyal a.k.a. Nauti (Shraddha Kapoor), and Sundar Mohan Tripathi (Divyendu Sharma) have big dreams in their eyes but the destiny has something else for them. S.K. becomes a lawyer but instead of practicing law, he starts negotiating out-of-court-settlements to earn quick bucks; Nauti wants to become a top fashion designer and Tripathi opens his printing press. But they are joined with a common thread, electricity.
Faulty Electricity Bill
Excited to run his press, Tripathi works hard to get orders and make clients but his electricity bill shatters his dreams. He receives a huge bill of 1.5 lakhs for consuming electricity and soon it increases to 54 lacks due to non-payment. Unable to correct the bill, Tripathi feels cheated and commits suicide. S.K. feels moved with the untimely demise of a childhood friend and decides …