Story of a tumultuous and complex relationship between a father (Mohan Agashe) and son (Ajay Devgan), set against the backdrop of a thriving kidnapping industry in the Hindi heartland of Bihar.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ajay Shastri
Nana Patekar ...
Tabrez Alam
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Megha Basu
Ayub Khan ...
Kashinath
Mohan Agashe ...
Professor Raghuvansh Shastri
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Anwar Khan
Yashpal Sharma ...
Gaya Singh
Anup Soni ...
Akash Ranjan (as Anoop Soni)
Chetan Pandit ...
Dinkar Pandey
Akhilendra Mishra ...
Brijnath Mishra
Daya Shankar Pandey ...
Daya Shankar (as Dayashankar Pandey)
Murli Sharma ...
Murlidhar
Ehsan Khan ...
DSP Shukla
Mukul Nag ...
Usman
Radhakrishna Dutta ...
Seth Soorajmal
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Ajay lives with his stern, honest, disciplinarian and Gandhian widowed father, Prof. (retd.) Raghuvansh Shastri. Ajay works as a salesman, but soon finds himself out of work. He applies for a position with the Police, but is turned down, even though he always makes it to the merit list. Finally he borrows 5 lakh rupees to bribe his way on the merit list, & soon his name is shown on the shortlist. Just before his selection, major differences crop up between Home Minister Dinkar Pandey and his dad, with the later threatening to expose the corruption within the State Ministry. Dinkar ensures that Ajay's name is dropped from the shortlist, and the money-lender sends his goons after him, giving him 3 days to come up with the money. A desperate Ajay decides to be part of the lucrative kidnapping scheme in Bihar, abducts a Government official and demands a ransom so that he can re-pay his loan. Unfortunately, this Government official was under the protection of underworld Don, Gaya Singh, ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Something expected from Mr. Prakash Jha
2 December 2005 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This movie is really a good one....... after Gangajal, Prakash Jha again brought the truth prevailing in Bhiar on screen.... The movie makes u think what is going on in this heartbreaking corrupt political scenario........ acting showed the power of the actors for which they should be well rewarded............ This time the language was more towards physical rather than dialog delivery........ the power statements laid with eyes by Ajay Devgan & Nana Patekar impressed many....... this movie is surely gonna be hit at box office. i think Indians should go and watch this movie so that they get a view of what all can happen with power and money and especially in states like Bihar.....


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