Gangaajal was released in 2003 and was directed by Prakash Jha. Ajay Devgan also got a National award for Best Actor for this movie. The movie as a sidetrack also mentions the blinding incident at Bhagalpur. It stars Ajay Devgan as SP Amit Kumar who is given charge of Tezpur police station in Bihar. The area is full of corruption, inefficiency, bribery, nepotism, favoritism and crime with help from the local police. Gradually Amit realises that the local politician Sadhu Yadav is the one who benefits the most out of it. Amit arrests Sunder Yadav, Sadhu's son. While Sunder is released soon, some police officers, get frustrated with the system, and pour acid into the eyes of two of Yadav's men, blinding them. A hue and cry is raised by the media, crime almost comes to a standstill, and the police are regarded with respect. This film relects the nexus between the police and politicians in Bihar in particular and the frustration of the general public with the law and order situation prevailing in Bihar at present.