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Gangaajal (2003)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  29 August 2003 (India)
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An IPS officer motivates and leads a dysfunctional, corrupt police force of Tezpur to fight against the corrupt politician.

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Amit Kumar
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Anuradha
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Sadhu Yadav
Yashpal Sharma ...
Sunder Yadav
Akhilendra Mishra ...
DSP Bhurelal
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Bachcha Yadav
Ayub Khan ...
Inspector Shaheed Khan
Chetan Pandit ...
ASI Bholanath Pandey
Anup Soni ...
Inspector Neelkanth Tiwari (as Anoop Soni)
Mohan Agashe ...
DIG Verma
Yash Pathak ...
Boy Ravi
Payal Srivastava ...
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An SP Amit Kumar who is given charge of Tezpur police station in Bihar. The area is full of corruption, inefficiency, bribery, nepotism, favoritism and crime with help from the local police. Gradually Amit realizes that the local politician Sadhu Yadav is the one who benefits the most out of it. Amit arrests Sunder Yadav, Sadhu's son. While Sunder is released soon, some police officers, get frustrated with the system, and pour acid into the eyes of two of Yadav's men, blinding them. A hue and cry is raised by the media, crime almost comes to a standstill, and the police are regarded with respect. SP Amit Kumar must now put an end to this kind of situation. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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The role that Ajay Devgn ended up doing was first offered to Akshay Kumar who declined it due to the dark and violent tone of the film. Ajay Devgn subsequently did several movies with Prakash Jha including Rajneeti, Apaharan and the upcoming Satyagraha. See more »

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During the drinking scene before Ajay goes to bash the goons creating a ruckus, he has a lit cigarette but when he enters he control room he is seen lighting a new one. See more »

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Interesting with a good performance by Ajay
17 October 2003 | by (San Jose, CA, US) – See all my reviews

Ajay Devgan has another feather to add to his cap of quality movies. He gives an excellent performance. His character of an honest cop trying to stop corruption is quite convincing. Gracy Singh is not bad for the small time she's on screen. The first half of the movie was excellent, but the second became unrealistic. Nonetheless, the possibility of such a society turning 180 degrees is quite fascinating. The ending is abrupt, but by being so, it delivers the theme effectively.


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