The State Vs Jolly LLB 2 aka Jolly LLB 2 is a court room drama with dark satirical comedy that stars Akshay Kumar, Huma Qureshi, Annu Kapoor and Saurabh Shukla. The film throws light upon the Indian legal system but in a sarcastic and funny way. In the film, the lead character Jagdishwar Mishra aka Jolly (Akshay Kumar) has a tough court room battle with the cold-blooded and influential lawyer called Sachin Mathur (Annu Kapoor). Huma Qureshi plays his doting yet chirpy and fun-loving wife in the film. The film is set in the background of Lucknow city where the movie was shot in a single month schedule.
The movie was announced back in 2016 after the immense success of the first installment Jolly LLB. Jolly LLB had Arshad Warsi and Boman Irani in the lead as the lawyers and also had Saurabh Shukla as the judge. The film was hailed by the audience and thus demanded the second installment. Jolly LLB 2 has 4 songs which are Go Pagal, Bawara mann, Jolly Good fellow and O Re Rangreza. The songs garnered good response from the audience just as the trailer that was released January.
The character of Jolly is a fun yet preachy character who brings out some of the dark sides of the legal system of the country. The film was into legal troubles after a complaint was filed against the objectionable scenes and dialogues showing judiciary in the negative light. However High Court gave a nod to the film after 4 cuts. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) also raised the question upon the word 'Lucknow' and its usage in the dialogues and thus ordered to remove it and mute it in the film.
The film is directed by Subhash Kapoor and produced by Fox Star studios. The music for the film is given by Manj Musik, Meet Bros and Chirantan Bhatt. After four final cuts and some editing, the movie Jolly LLB 2 is scheduled to release on Februaruy 10, 2017.