Yatra is a 2006 Hindi-language Drama motion picture written by Goutam Ghose, Rashid Iqbal and Nida Fazli. The movie is directed by Goutam Ghose and produced by Bipin Vohra. Yatra is a journey of a person whose claim to fame is interrupted by his past which comes in the way of his present. Yatra comes across a strong subject that of a prostitute and its presence in the minds of the people. Dasrath Joglekar is a renowned writer on his way to Delhi to receive the prestigious Literary Award. On the way, he meets one of his ardent fans Nakul Vaid, who is a filmmaker by profession and is devoted to Dasrath's pieces of writings. They discuss about the novels that Dasrath has written and dig the past by striking a conversation about one of his famous novel's Janaza. Lajvanti is a prostitute and Janaza is all about her. After receiving the award, Dasrath moves on to explore the life of Lajvanti yet again. He starts for his hunt without informing anyone from his family. As far as Dasrath's memories go, Lajvanti used to perform mujras in Mehndi Galli. People from every part of the society used to assemble here to blow away their part of naughtiness. Time has changed and so has Lajvanti. She is now Miss Lisa and mujras have been replaced by popular filmi songs. Lajobai gets a shock when she finds Dasrath in front of her. She treats him by singing some of the finest melodies of the past. Things take a toll when their lives play a small turn around. Written by Hanumant Bhansali. Yatra features Nana Patekar, Deepti Naval, Rekha Ganesan, Nakul Vaid, Anandi Ghose, Romit Raaj and Jeeva. The music was composed by National Award winner Goutam Ghose along with Khayyam. Cinematography was done by Goutam Ghose. The film has a running time of 129 minutes. It was released on 4th May 2007. Yatra was made on a budget of ₹4 crore and at the box office it grossed only ₹28 lakh.
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