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Sehar (2005)

| Action, Crime, Drama
Ajay Kumar the newly appointed, honest SSP of Lucknow police cracks down on the nefarious cop-mafia nexus in Uttar Pradesh, but finds a cunning and ruthless adversary in Gajraj. Can Ajay win this unjust war ?

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SSP Ajay Kumar
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Prof. Tiwari
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Anamika Kant
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Gajraj Singh
Naved Aslam ...
Inspector Solanki
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Prabha Kumar
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Sub Inspector Baidyanath Mishra
Ravi Jhankal
Kali Prasad Mukherjee ...
Ramprasad Chaudhary
Vikram Sahu ...
Hariprasad
Rajendra Sethi ...
Satyapal Mehra
Vishnu Sharma ...
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At the tender age of 8 Ajay Kumar is traumatized with the death of his army officer dad, who kills himself with his service revolver as he was being accused of being a deserter, leaving a widowed Prabha to bring up Ajay on her own. Ajay grows up, studies, and successfully becomes an IPS officer with the title of SSP. Due to his honesty, he gets transferred to various states in India. At this new posting in Uttar Pradesh he comes to terms with criminal don and ruthless killer Gajraj Singh. Ajay would like a set up a Special Task Force to deal with Gajraj, however, he does run into problems as Gajraj is politically well-connected. Then a child, who is a close friend of the state Chief Minister's, is kidnapped by Gajraj, and this paves the way for formation of the STF, consisting of about 8 honest and dedicated men, and this does results in the rescue of the child. Gajraj continues to elude the STF, using more modern technology such as the use of cell phones. But the STF bounces back and... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The film got critical acclaim and Arshad Warsi won laurels for doing a film beyond his comic hero image. See more »

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ASD Kapoor: Guptaji, to understand this one needs doordarshita... foresight.
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References Anamika (1973) See more »

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Palken Jhukao Na
Written by Swanand Kirkire and Nilanjana Kishore
Composed by Daniel B. George
Performed by Adnan Sami and Alka Yagnik
Courtesy of Music Today
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Underrated piece of work
22 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

Arshad Warsi a name who is synonymous with comedies But in this film he proved he can excel in serious roles as well

The film is a cop drama maybe a story not too new but brilliantly handled Sadly such films don't' catch the fancy of our janta who call such films dry, depressing.etc and praise craps like OSO.etc and then the same people say Bollywood is crap

Back to the film The film is set in 1997 when Mobile technology was a new term and mobiles were used by few people The film tells a normal story of a cop vs underworld but it's treated brilliantly

The cop isn't a 6 feet hero or a typical Hindi film hero He is a simple man, clad in Formals The only distraction in the film is the love story but if they make a film without songs, romance people will even more criticise it

The clash with the underworld, the use of Pankaj Kapur as a communication expert and also the fights using pistols are used brilliantly and give the film a realistic feel

Direction is awesome Music is okay Camera-work is perfect

Arshad Warsi known for his comic roles does an about turn and dons a serious cop role perfectly, this is an understated performance from him I wish he does such roles now wherein his comic streak is become boring Mahima is wasted Sushant Singh is good in his stereotypical role Pankaj Kapur excels Rajendra Gupta and others are adequate Suhasini Mulay is good


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