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Sarkar Raj (2008)

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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Chandar
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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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First film to star Abhishek and Aishwarya after wedding. See more »

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Performed by Shweta Pandit, Roop Kumar Rathod
Lyrics by Prashant Pandey
Music by Bapi, Bapi-Tutul
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Power really needs to be taken !
15 June 2008 | by (India) – See all my reviews

The power game continues. The first part 'Sarkar' may have been inspired from the movie 'Godfather', but the second part is much more impressive than 'Godfather 2'. It theoretically depicts the mind games that take place when power needs to be taken in hands. This movie combines the 2 most powerful aspects that attract movie goers to theaters....first being power and second being suspense. ...People who say that the story of Sarkar Raj isn't strong enough have not understood the first part either. It is all Politics. Lives are taken in the name of power , not in the name of money. Money is just the goal , not the path. The movie portrays an aging politician (for say) and his anxiety with his son to take over power from him . There are a few characters who have single handedly caught the audience by their breath....kudos to Rajesh Shringarpore , who plays the role of Somji....where has this actor been all this while ? ....A beautiful sketch of an opposing politician and the fire in his blood to take over the reigns of Maharashtra. Dilip Prabhavalkar shows his soft style but impacting acting as he does in every film. The Sepia touch to the movie really keeps you intact in your seat and your eyes searching for answers. The Background score is more powerful than the first part and rightly so . There are a few flaws in the movie too , may be the Aag effect hasn't totally worn off Ram Gopal Verma. The most obvious flaw of over portraying a character is the serial murderer who wears a rubber glove , and that too it has been shown that he disguises himself as a reporter in the press conference but still wears the glove and holds the pen....Somji's habit of drinking water (The director hasn't shown him ever going to the Toilet).Despite being a billionaire NRI Aishwarya Rai doesn't show a slight Accent....(Come On !) to earn those billions of dollars one might have stayed at least 5 years , and eventually developed that accent. To top it off she speaks more fluent Hindi than Kantilal 'V'ohra.


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