Cast: Mukta Barve, Ajay Purkar, Umesh Jagtap, Atul Mahajan
Director: Rajesh Joshi
The Broadway play A Few Good Men (1989), about army excesses questioning notions of duty, patriotism and justice, has been adapted and staged in Marathi and Gujarati as Code Mantra. Adapted to the Indian army, Ravi Shelar (Faiz Khan), a soldier from a Maratha Regiment who has requested to be transferred because of his ill health, dies hours before his leave. A probe charges Vikram Shelar (Milind Adhikari), his elder brother and his superior, with murder. Defence lawyer Ahilya Deshmukh...