6.4/10
1,903
12 user 10 critic

Rakhta Charitra 2 (2010)

After avenging the death of his father and brother, a man must now content with another vengeful male.

Director:

Writer:

(story & screenplay)
Reviews
2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Biography | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A killer bandit decides to become a politician in order to avenge deaths in his family.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Stars: Vivek Oberoi, Shatrughan Sinha, Sudeep
Satya 2 (2013)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

To build a strong underworld, a man comes to Mumbai to rectify the errors made by previous mafia leaders.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Stars: Puneet Singh Ratn, Sharvanand, Anaika Soti
Rann (2010)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Unfolds the story behind the news industry and its political conspiracies.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Riteish Deshmukh, Gul Panag
Action | Biography | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A master strategist is appointed following Veerappan's unabashed spate of crimes and murders. The official puts in place Operation Cocoon, which involves setting up a network of spies and informers.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Stars: Shivarajkumar, Sandeep Bharadwaj, Sadh Orhan
Vangaveeti (2016)
Action | Biography | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The life story of slain legislator Vangaveeti Mohan Ranga Rao who was assassinated during the NT Rama Rao regime in 1989.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Stars: Ram Gopal Varma, Naina Ganguly, Sandeep Kumar
Phoonk (2008)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

An atheist is forced to consult an exorcist after his daughter shows signs of being possessed.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Stars: Sudeep, Amruta Khanvilkar, Ahsaas Channa
Sarkar Raj (2008)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

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 »

Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Company (2002)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A small-time gangster named Chandu teams up with Malik, a low-level enforcer for a criminal syndicate. Together they eliminate all their enemies, becoming the most feared gangsters in Mumbai.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Stars: Ajay Devgn, Mohanlal, Manisha Koirala
Vel (2007)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

On the search of his missing brother, Vasu finds out that Vel is his twin brother and risks his life to clear his brother's problem given by Sakarapandi an X-MLA .

Director: Hari
Stars: Suriya, Asin, Vadivelu
Bhoot (2003)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

When a married couple moves into a flat that is haunted by a spirit, a series of inexplicable experiences drive the wife to near madness. Now, the husband must protect his wife to save their marriage.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Stars: Ajay Devgn, Urmila Matondkar, Nana Patekar
Documentary | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The real story of ten terrorists, who sail to Mumbai and wage war on the populace for the next 72 hours.

Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Stars: Nana Patekar, Atul Kulkarni, Ganesh Yadav
Mayaavi (2005)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A famous actress, after being kidnapped by a fan of her's, starts liking him.

Director: Singampuli
Stars: Jyothika, Roja, Sathyan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Shivaji Rao
...
Pratap Ravi
...
Suryanarayan Reddy / Surya (as Surya Sivakumar)
...
DCP Mohan Prasad
...
Bhavani / Gangula Bhanumati
...
Nari
...
Naagmani Reddy
...
Manda
...
Nandini
...
Bukka Reddy
Chandra Shekhar Dutta ...
Raja Rao
...
Gomti
Tanikella Bharani ...
Ram Moorthy
...
A.K.
...
Veera Bhadra
Edit

Storyline

Based in Anandpur, Andhra Pradesh, Pratap Ravi, who lives with his expectant wife, Nandini, is fully engrossed in avenging the brutal death of his father, Veera Bhadra and brother, Shankar. He is now invited by actor-turned-politician, Shivaji Rao, to join politics and end the bloodshed. Pratap does so, but must face off against a vengeful male, Surya, who blames him for the death of his family in a TV bomb blast. Pratap not only manages to elude Surya, but through DCP Mohan Prasad, has him arrested and sent to prison. Ready to contest elections, he is faced with another adversary - Surya's wife, Bhavani. He decides to kill her but is prevented by his very own wife. With Bhavani's increasing popularity, and Surya joining forces with opposition leader, Krishna Swamy, Pratap finds his life in danger and decides to organize a meeting of all political leaders in the region - a decision that may well change his and everyone's lives. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

murder | revenge | See All (2) »


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

3 December 2010 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Ratha Sarithiram  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Vivek Oberoi's character Pratap Ravi in the film is based on real life gangster Paritala Ravindra, who was assassinated in 2005. See more »

Connections

Follows Rakhta Charitra (2010) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The movie is for you if you like action more then the story.
3 December 2010 | by See all my reviews

Director Ram Gopal Varma continues the revenge saga that he started with the first film, which released in October.

In case you missed it, Varma begins with approximately 25 minutes of footage from the first film to bring you up to speed. In the starting sequence of the movie most people thought that Rakta Charitra 1 was playing by mistake.Clearly Varma doesn't believe in montage.

The films are loosely based on the life of Paritala Ravindra, a political leader from Andhra Pradesh. While the first part focused on the rise of Pratap, played by Vivek Oberoi, the second focuses on how his arch-enemy Surya, played by South star Suriya, takes revenge.

It's a high decibel, heavy-handed saga of killing and counter-killing without a break or even a larger point.

Though Varma does tell us at the end that the film demonstrates the futility of violence - a noble sentiment, which is not unlike preaching abstinence at the end of a porn film. Because for over two hours Varma explores the myriad ways of inflicting violence– so heads are crushed, limbs are severed, families are bombed and bullets pierce bodies without a pause.

This is Varma's gritty universe, in which all the men make cryptic pronouncements and smoke and stride in slow motion. And just in case you still don't get it, the bombastic soundtrack underlines every emotion.

Rakta Charitra 1 had an urgency that kept the narrative moving despite the clumsy voice-over and mind-numbing violence. The sequel has some powerful scenes but lacks cohesion. In places, the scenes seem stitched together quite randomly. Oberoi, who was so much more effective in the first, mostly flares his nostrils and looks grim.

But Suriya saves the film from being a total loss. His expressive eyes have a quiet strength and his presence sears the screen.

On the whole, RAKHT CHARITRA is not for the faint-hearted or the lily-liveried. The violence, the blood and gore depicted in the film will shock and disconcert you, which only goes to establish as to how proficiently the subject material has been treated. The film is targeted mainly at those who love to watch aggression, violence, bloodshed, brutality and massacre on the silver screen, but a chunk of the movie-going audience (ladies and kids) will choose to stay away from this scene of carnage.

Will someone please find him a better Bollywood script?


5 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?
Review this title | See all 12 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Best of 2017: Our Favorite Movie and TV Stills

Take a look at our favorite movie and TV stills from the past year. Spot any of your faves?

Browse the Best of 2017