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Satya (1998)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 3 July 1998 (India)
An innocent man is embroiled in underworld after being falsely charged and sets out to punish the perpetrators who subjected his life to misery.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Satya (as Chakravarty)
... Vidya
... Commissoner. Amod Shukla
... Bhiku Mhatre (as Manoj Bajpai)
... Kallu Mama
... Bhau Thakurdas Jhawle (as Govind Namdev)
... Advocate Chandrakant Mule (as Makarand Deshpande)
... Pyaari Mhatre (as Shefali Chhaya)
Raju Mavani ... Guru (as Raju Mawani)
... Inspector Khandilkar
... Music Dir. Romu Saagar
Rajesh Joshi ... Bappu (as Late Rajesh Joshi)
Saabir ... Yeda
... Chander Krishnakant (as Snehal)
Jeeva ... Jagga
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A young man named Satya (J.D Chakravarthy) comes to Mumbai from South India in search of a job. Jailed for something he did not do, the once-honest young man meets an underworld boss, Bhiku Mhatre (Manoj Bajpai) in jail and joins his gang. He lives in a poor neighborhood, where he meets, Vidya (Urmila Matondkar), who lives next door. She is not aware of his underworld connections. Satya slowly rises up the ranks of his gang, and becomes the most influential person. Satya is torn between his girlfriend and his gangster life. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Manoj Bajpai's first lead role. See more »

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In the song Kalu Mama, at one shot there is a bottle in the right side of Saurabh Shukla which in the next shot shifts to the left See more »

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Realistic
22 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

Such was the power of this movie that people in the movie house were actually jeering when the occasional song came around(even the mandatory "rain song"). A sight very uncommon in Indian cinemas!!

The movie scored highly over the others in it's genre mainly because of its realistic portrayal of incidents like shooting, fighting etc, without being overly dramatic.

Ironically, the name of the movie is derived from it's principal character Satya, but the real hero of the movie is Bhiku Matre, played by the IMMENSELY talented Manoj Bajpai. The character Satya is just the central hinge around which the movie rotates.

The violent scenes in the movie are shot in a typical Hollywood style, and it's just shoot at sight everywhere.

Just when you start to get the feeling that it is IN to go around with a rod in your pocket, the morality lesson takes over and the gun-slingers eventually meet their end.


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