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Police Inspector Samar Pratap Singh is transferred to Motihari, in the Indian state of Bihar, along with his wife, Manjari and a daughter. He is honest and diligent and these attributes ... See full summary »

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Eeshwar Nivas (as E. Nivas)

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Anurag Kashyap (dialogue), Eeshwar Nivas (screenplay) (as E. Nivas) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Manoj Bajpayee ... Samar Pratap Singh (as Manoj Bajpai)
Raveena Tandon ... Manjari Singh
Sayaji Shinde ... Bachoo Yadav
Yashpal Sharma ... Lalan Singh
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nagesh Bhonsle ... Lallan Vinod
Pratima Kazmi ... Bacchoo Yadav's mother
Virendra Saxena ... Prawal Pratap Singh (as Veerendra Saxena)
Shilpa Shetty ... Dancer (in song 'UP Bihar') (singing voice)
Nawazuddin Siddiqui ... Waiter
Shri Vallabh Vyas ... D.S.P.
Ganesh Yadav ... Inspector Hussain
Rajpal Yadav ... Porter
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Police Inspector Samar Pratap Singh is transferred to Motihari, in the Indian state of Bihar, along with his wife, Manjari and a daughter. He is honest and diligent and these attributes sets him up against his superior - the District Superintendent of Police, as well as his subordinates and fellow officers. His diligence in maintaining law and order, and his belief in justice for all, regardless of one's background, makes him a powerful enemy in the shape and form of Bachu Yadav who is the local MLA of the ruling political party, and will not stop at anything to get rid of Samar and his family, by hook or by crook, and no one will dare to stop him. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

5 November 1999 (India) See more »

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Manoj Bajpai second lead role after Satya 1998 where is got much appreciation. See more »

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References Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983) See more »

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26 September 2016 | by Mark BarkerSee all my reviews

excellent story, close to daily life of Indian corrupt system, and a honest police officer against it, pushing the law and order over corrupt politicians and system. Strong script, gripping story, very tense, Manoj at his best performance, reading out the true close to reality story with his best acting. After shool many director try to copy the same story with a bit of change in script but nothing close to this true gem. give it a go, you wont be disappointed. i don't usually watch Indian movies because of the length of story, but this one i watched many times, and every time i watch i enjoy it more. Manoj is the best actor and at his best in Shool, Once true and honest police officer against the corrupt system from streets to Parliament, if you are into gangsters movie against law, this is your thing. don't be distracted by some user reviews, its not a popcorn flick with some un necessarily sex scene and funny fight which could be torture for some people like me.


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