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Sarkar (2005)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  1 July 2005 (India)
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The authority of a man, who runs a parallel government in Mumbai, is challenged. His son rises to face his enemies.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kay Kay Menon ...
Vishnu Nagre (as Kay Kay)
Supriya Pathak ...
Mrs. Pushpa Subhash Nagre
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Pooja
Tanisha ...
Avantika
Rukhsar ...
Mrs. Amrita Vishnu Nagre
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Motilal Khurana
Srinivasa Rao Kota ...
Silver Mani (as Kota Srinivasa Rao)
Deepak Shirke ...
Chief Minister Madan Rathore
Ishrat Ali ...
Khansaab
Zakir Hussain ...
Rashid
Ravi Kale ...
Chander
Raju Mavani ...
Vishram Bhagat
Jeeva ...
Virendra Swami
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Storyline

Meet Subhash Nagre - a wealthy and influential resident of Bombay. He lives in a palatial house with his wife, Pushpa; sons Vishnu and his wife Amrita and their son; a second son, named Shankar, in the United States. Subhash and his family are thrilled when Shankar returns home, in the company of a gorgeous long-legged young woman named Pooja, who he plans to marry soon. While Subhash adores both his sons, he shows his open disappointment for Vishnu, whose language, childish actions, and his affair with a Bollywood actress named Sapna are just few of his wrong actions. When Vishnu finds out that a Bollywood actor is attempting to start an affair with Sapna, he angrily guns him down in front of several witnesses. Subhash asks Vishnu to leave the house, and thereafter Vishnu is arrested and charged with murder. Then all hell breaks lose in the Nagre household when a politician named Motilal Khurana is killed, and the killer names Subhash as the person who hired him to do this killing. ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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'There are no Rights and Wrongs. Only Power' - Sarkar

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Release Date:

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Also Known As:

Sarkar - Der indische Pate  »

Box Office

Budget:

INR 150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£51,675 (UK) (1 July 2005)

Gross:

£150,646 (UK) (15 July 2005)
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Many directors have been trying to get both the real life father and son together in the same movie, finally 'Ram Gopal Verma' managed to rope them in together for the first time, even though Bunty Aur Babli (2005) (to which the father and son signed much later) was released earlier. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Subhash Nagare 'Sarkar': There are no rights and wrongs. Only power...
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Soundtracks

Sam Dam Dand Bhed
Vocals: Kailash Kher
Music: Bapi-Tutul
Lyrics: Sandeep Nath
Recorded at Swarlata Studio
Mixed & Mastered By Chinmaya Harshe
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The Indian version of The Godfather.
2 July 2005 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Ram Gopal Verma's Sarkar is the best movie I have seen ever. Being the Indian version of The Godfather, it has the perspective of an Indian man who comes out of the system to fight the evils in the society.

Comparisons made by the media between the title character Subhash Nagre and a well known politician in Mumbai fall short for the viewer who would liked to have seen the film for knowing the politician. There are similarities - it is not the same.

Also, this film is not the straight translation of the epic Godfather although one might see certain similarities. This film is an original by itself. One must stop comparing and enjoy the film. One is sure to enjoy it then.

Look out for amazing performances by Amitabh and Abhishek Bachhan, Kay Kay Menon, Supriya Pathak and also a small appearance by Anupam Kher.


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