When an honest school teacher testifies in a rape case against a prominent businessman's son, he is psychologically tortured and forced to commit suicide. His young son then takes the law into his own hands in order to avenge his father.

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Vishal S. Agnihotri
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Neha G. Rao
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Sachidanand Agnihotri
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Gayetri S. Agnihotri
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Giri Rao
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Jaspal Rana
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Advocate Ashok Pradhan
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School-master, Sachidanand Agnihotri lives a middle-class life-style with his family consisting of his wife, Gayetri and son, Vishal. Sachidanand is honest to the core and thus he is unable to keep any permanent job as his honest policy is regarded as a liability. One day he witness Nagesh the son of a wealthy, influential and corrupt social worker, Jaspal Rana raping a female. His attempts to involve the police in this matter only leads to frustration; unable to witness the injustice done to his father Vishal decides to take a stand only to be thrown behind bars. The case is then call up in court and on the advice of advocate, Ashok Pradhan, Jaspal and his men decides to create such situations that Sachidanand find hard to comprehend which weakens him making him unable to explain things in the right manner; thus Pradhan is able to prove to the court that Sachidanand is mentally unfit - under intense pressure Sachidanand commit suicide. Vishal then escapes from prison with an ... Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Put This Movie Behind Bars And Leave It There
5 September 2008 | by (Fraggle Rock) – See all my reviews

To be honest, I had watched this film only for Raveena Tandon and Manisha Koirala's item number. Raveena Tandon is a great actress but in Salaakhen she barely has a role other than her appearance in the song sequences. She's there for eye candy and is definitely sizzling on screen. I also enjoyed Manisha's item number. It's not a great song but I think Koirala pulled it off well. The other good thing about 'Salaakhen' is the songs. They might be of an acquired taste but they appeal to me where beat is concerned and it's quite an eclectic soundtrack. Guddu Dhanoa has been known to make bad cinema and 'Salaakhen' is no exception. It's actually Anupam Kher who's the main lead because most of the film revolves around his character. Sunny Deol is just there to be the tough son and avenge his death. Of course, the story is the typical, old man fighting the corrupt system and he ends up committing suicide because the system 'gets' to him and thus the son avenges his death and goes to jail. Dhanoa thought he could repeat the success of 'Ziddi' if he brought back the same team but obviously that hasn't happened. There is very little that stands out about this movie and I have already mentioned them.


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