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Sarkar Raj (2008)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  6 June 2008 (India)
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When Anita Rajan, CEO of Sheppard power plant, an international Company, brings a power plant proposal to set up in rural Maharashtra before the Nagres, insightful Shankar is quick to ... See full summary »

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Anita Rajan (as Aishwarya Rai)
Ravi Kale ...
Chandar
Govind Namdeo ...
Hassan Qazi
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Mike Rajan
Dilip Prabhavalkar ...
Rao Saab
Rajesh Shringarpore ...
Sanjay Somji
Supriya Pathak ...
Pushpa
Tanisha ...
Avantika
Upendra Limaye ...
Kantilal Vora
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Javed Ansari ...
Negi (Mystery Killer)
Kay Kay Menon ...
Vishnu (archive footage)
Sumeet Nijhawan ...
Bala
Shishir Sharma ...
C.M. Sunil Shinde
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When Anita Rajan, CEO of Sheppard power plant, an international Company, brings a power plant proposal to set up in rural Maharashtra before the Nagres, insightful Shankar is quick to realize the benefits the power plant can bring to the people. After convincing Sarkar who is against it for various reasons, Shankar undertakes a journey along with Anita to the villages of Maharashtra to mobilize support from the masses. However, things are not what they seem to be and Shankar's dream project gradually becomes a political minefield. It is in this backdrop the evil forces mightier than ever, mushroom and gang up to bring down the regime of Sarkar and obliterate Shankar's name from the political horizon. Written by gavin (gunmasterM@hotmail.com)

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£187,737 (UK) (6 June 2008)

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$1,009,065 (USA) (27 June 2008)
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Performed by Shweta Pandit, Roop Kumar Rathod
Lyrics by Prashant Pandey
Music by Bapi, Bapi-Tutul
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Good Sequel, awaiting a better one
22 June 2008 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Sarkar was a brilliant tribute from RGV to the Godfather. So is its sequel Sarkar Raj. It's just the presence of both the real life Father Son duo's awesome screen presence that makes it very much watch worthy. And yes Ash Rai Bachan comes out with a note worthy performance.

The villains pitted against the Sarkar need to be more realistic and challenging. They seem strong, brainy but simply perish to the Sarkar. The plot isn't great but you'll be assured of surprises. The cinematography is simply revolutionary. The mood and tone of this film is simply visible in every shot incidentally a little overdone.

The father-son contrasting style of ideals comes into forte. The Older Sarkar(Big B) is on post retirement and the new one(Bachan Jr.) handles it all with expertise. Enters Ash with a project beneficial to Maharashtra and what follows is the plot.

I am eagerly awaiting another better written RGV Sarkar sequel.


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