In the dock before a kangaroo court, Bhagat Singh (Ajay Devgn) reminds the judges that there can be no conversation between the Oppressed and their Oppressors.
Kabir Khan's (Shah Rukh Khan) speech is of the muted but steely variety, one that inspires his team to play their hearts out while projecting the sort of attitude he expects of them.
These are the words Milkha says tp the sneering coach of a rival (Nawab Shah) before competing in the climactic race of the film. It's a brief moment, but a memorable one that reminds one to always give one's all.
Large chunks of Mulk are memorable, and quotable, and one of those belongs to Taapsee Pannu's Aarti Mohammed who presents the defence's case and argues against the constant demonising and blatant othering of the Muslim community.
Maj. Vivaan Shergill (Vicky Kaushal) exhorts the troops under his command as he briefs them about the forthcoming cross-border surgical strikes they are to carry out, reminding them of why they must carry out this task, and telling them to not let stray thoughts enter the mind.
That is what an imprisoned Udham Singh tells the London police officer interrogating him, correcting the measure people have of him being a crazed murderer to present himself as an ordinary man on an extraordinary quest.
Manoj Kumar Sharma battles his way through almost all things exam-related but the interview is where both he and the man playing him (Vikrant Massey) shine, reasserting the value of honesty, hard work, and integrity in a day and age where these are forgotten virtues.
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