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
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Sunder Yadav
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DSP Bhurelal
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Bachcha Yadav
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Inspector Shaheed Khan
Chetan Pandit ...
ASI Bholanath Pandey
Anup Soni ...
Inspector Neelkanth Tiwari (as Anoop Soni)
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DIG Verma
Yash Pathak ...
Boy Ravi
Payal Srivastava ...
Rabidas
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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 title of the movie (Gangaajal) means water of the sacred river Ganga in India. Water of the Ganges is supposed to be blessed and anyone who touches it gets cleansed of his/her sins. In the movie acid that is poured into the eyes of suspected criminals is called 'gangaajal' by the cops because they are supposedly cleansing the society. 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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Followed by Jai Gangaajal (2016) See more »

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A very real drama revolving around politics, police and public.
17 January 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Firstly I must say I was very, very impressed with the realism of the whole atmosphere throughout the film, the initial setting is enough to engage your whole mind to the screen. Well, what makes the film shine so much? there are about several reasons.Ajay Devgan gives his very best performance here, as he did in 'Legend of Bhagat Singh'. Devgan manages to capture every emotion possible, by a man who is a policeman but also a human being, Gracy Singh does a decent work as well, despite having very brief appearance. Apart from Devgan's powerhouse performance, it's practically the whole cast that deserves to be applauded for doing justice to their various roles as well, above all Manoj Joshi and Yashpal Sharma deliver brilliant performances that just breathes even more life into the film. There is not a single cast actor who hasn't done any justice to his character, therefore 'Gangajal' is a small masterpiece and one of the rare gems of Bollywood drama. because of its honest team work by the whole cast and crew. A film you simply cannot ignore. Without a doubt, it's a 9.7 out of 10!


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