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Raveena Tandon ...
Anuradha S. Sehgal / Anuradha V. Chauhan
Atul Kulkarni ...
Yashwant Vardhe
Shri Vallabh Vyas ...
Mahendra Chauhan (as Sri Vallabh Vyas)
Govind Namdeo ...
Liyaqat Ali Beig
Manoj Joshi ...
Inspector Uddhav Pawar
Latesh Shah ...
Latesh Bhai
Hemendra Bhatia ...
Anna Saheb Joshi
Sameer Dharmadhikari ...
Vivek M. Chauhan
Amardeep Jha
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Abhay Bhargav
Abhijit Lahiri
Ajai Rohilla ...
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Manoj Mishra
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Nirika Subodh Sehgal (as Anju Mahendroo)
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Delhi-based, liberal-thinking, politician-hating Anuradha Sehgal re-locates to Mumbai, finds employment, meets and weds the state's aspiring Chief Minister, Vivek Chauhan. She soon finds out that the Chauhan family is two-faced, while Vivek himself is a womanizer and an alcoholic; her movements will be restricted, and she will be physically abused. Things dramatically change when Vivek is arrested for murder and lodged in a cell. The Chauhans persuade her to stand for elections in Vivek's place, which she does. It is here she will witness the nexus between the underworld, businessmen, corrupt policemen and politicians, and that her life is not only in danger outside, but she may be burnt alive by her conservative in-laws who suspect her of having a widely publicized affair with Yeshwant Vardhe. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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a masterpiece from Madhur Bhandarkar
13 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

Chandani bar made people curious about director Madhur Bhandarkar's work and now Satta cofirms his ability to create a classic movie. Satta is a very realistic depiction of Indian politics (which is very dirty and corrupt - everyone knows.) It also gives message about how the same screwed-up democratic system can be as well utilized to benefit people. Raveena is at her best. And about Atul Kulkarni I dont find words to praise. He has proved yet again to be a very talented actor - on the same lines of Manoj Vajpeyi (or maybe more than him). A neat story, dialogues, acting and the trademark 'Madhur' direction make this a very impactful and memorable flick.


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