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Satya (1998)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 3 July 1998 (India)
An innocent man is embroiled in underworld after being falsely charged and sets out to punish the perpetrators who subjected his life to misery.

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Satya (as Chakravarty)
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Vidya
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Commissoner. Amod Shukla
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Bhiku Mhatre (as Manoj Bajpai)
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Bhau Thakurdas Jhawle (as Govind Namdev)
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Advocate Chandrakant Mule (as Makarand Deshpande)
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Pyaari Mhatre (as Shefali Chhaya)
Raju Mavani ...
Guru (as Raju Mawani)
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Inspector Khandilkar
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Music Dir. Romu Saagar
Rajesh Joshi ...
Bappu (as Late Rajesh Joshi)
Saabir ...
Yeda
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Chander Krishnakant (as Snehal)
Jeeva ...
Jagga
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A young man named Satya (J.D Chakravarthy) comes to Mumbai from South India in search of a job. Jailed for something he did not do, the once-honest young man meets an underworld boss, Bhiku Mhatre (Manoj Bajpai) in jail and joins his gang. He lives in a poor neighborhood, where he meets, Vidya (Urmila Matondkar), who lives next door. She is not aware of his underworld connections. Satya slowly rises up the ranks of his gang, and becomes the most influential person. Satya is torn between his girlfriend and his gangster life. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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The other side of truth

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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British director Danny Boyle watched Satya and Company (2002) to understand the true color of Mumbai before he started filming his acclaimed film Slumdog Millionaire. He acknowledged this in a TV interview. See more »

Goofs

Just after the interval there are newspaper clippings shown, one of which says "Guru Narayan Gunned Down, Gang Rivalary Suspected". The spelling of the word 'rivalry' is misspelled here. See more »

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Satya: Everyone gets the Chance...
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Followed by Satya 2 (2013) See more »

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Classic underworld movie
10 May 2000 | by (California, US) – See all my reviews

Here is a movie that would go a classic as far as indian films go. A true rendition of the underworld saga of "Mumbai". Mumbai ka king kaun-Manoj Bajpai. A brilliant performance. Also, a masterpiece background score by Sandeep Chowta. One movie that could have given a good run for money to any of it's hollywood peers.Of course, if cinema knew no language:-)


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