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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 ...
Tanisha ...
Avantika
Upendra Limaye ...
Kantilal Vora
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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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Jhini Jhinisi Subah Aahti Hai
Performed by Shweta Pandit, Roop Kumar Rathod
Lyrics by Prashant Pandey
Music by Bapi, Bapi-Tutul
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A classic treat to watch.
25 June 2008 | by (Dublin, Ireland) – See all my reviews

This movie brings RGV back on track after quite a few miserable movies. This is a sequel to a 2005 hit Sarkar and it fulfills all the requirement of a great sequel.Besides its strong content, SARKAR RAJ has been filmed exceptionally well too. In fact, SARKAR RAJ has the trademark RGV stamp in every sequence. The review would be incomplete without giving the due credit to writer Prashant Pandey's incredible and almost flawless script. Amar Mohile's background score is topnotch. The by-now-famous 'Govinda' chant in the background only enhances the impact. Amit Roy's cinematography is exceptional. The DoP succeeds in giving the film the raw-n-rustic look, which works very well. Action Allan Amin, in minimal doses, is perfect. SARKAR RAJ is embellished with superb performances! Amitabh Bachchan, expectedly, comes up with a terrific performance. He's as ferocious as a wounded tiger in the finale and takes the film to great heights.

First YUVA, then GURU, now SARKAR RAJ. Abhishek Bachchan is cast opposite the finest actor of this country, yet he sparkles in every sequence. This time, the father and son go neck to neck as far as acting honors go. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is fabulous and delivers her career-best performance in SARKAR RAJ. Enough has been written about her looks, but not much space has been devoted to her performances. HUM DIL DE CHUKE SANAM, DEVDAS, PROVOKED, GURU, JODHAA AKBAR and now SARKAR RAJ - she's only got better with every film.

Every supporting actor in SARKAR RAJ stands out - Dilip Prabhawalkar was superb, Govind Namdev was first-rate, Sayaji Shinde was perfect, Ravi Kale and Supriya Pathak were OK.Tanisha is alright. The actor enacting the role of Dilip Prabhawalkar's grandson makes a strong impact.


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