New Delhi police were summoned to the Tamarind Court Cafe on the night of April 29, 1999, where a well known Delhi socialite was hosting a party for over 300 guests. Model Jessica Lal, 34, had been hired to work as a celebrity bartender for the night. When the liquor ran out around midnight, the bar closed but the party continued. Jessica and another bartender, Vikram, were cleaning up in the bar area when Manish Bhardwaj and two friends, approached them at around 2 am demanding drinks. When Manish was refused, even after he offered 1000 rupies, he took out a gun and fired once at the ceiling and once into Jessica’s head. » Read more..
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As seven months pregnant Vidya Bagchi steps out of Kolkata International Airport terminal, she is assaulted by taxi drivers and the oppressive heat. She has traveled from London to find her husband Arnad, who came to the city on an assignment and vanished. At the police station, she meets rookie police officer, Sayoki Sinha (Rana), who becomes both protector and accomplice as she navigates Kolkata’s streets in a desperate search for Arnad. » Read more..