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Nayak: The Real Hero (2001)

A man accepts a challenge by the chief minister of Maharashtra to run the state for one day, and makes such a success of it that soon he is embroiled in political intrigue.

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Credited cast:
... Shivaji Rao Gaekwad
... Manjari
... Balraj Chauhan (Chief Minister)
... Topi
... Laila
... Special Appearance
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mukesh Ahuja
... Sniper
... Balraj Chauhan's support
Neha Bam ... Mrs. Balraj Chauhan
... Balraj Chauhan's party supporter
Kanal Kannan ... Auto driver
Khyati Keshwani ... Girls who calls Shivaji to complain about molestation in college campus
Raja Krishnamoorthy ... Shivaji's Father
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Employed as a camera-man at a popular television station QTV; Shivaji Rao Gaekwad work his way up and is eventually promoted as a reporter. One of his job involve interviewing the Chief Minister Balraj Chauhan. During the course of the interview he brings to light the true facts of Chauhan to the general public. Agrivated at this Chauhan decides that he will challenge him to become the Chief Minister for a day which he accepts. During his tenure Shivaji attempts to make the wrong right by punishing dishonest people while at the same time ensure that the masses get what they aspire for. But when his life return to normal he will find that nothing is the same anymore as he and his loved ones are made targets by Chauhan's goons this pushes Shivaji to enter politics and eventually elect as the Chief Minister - a Chief Minister who wants to continue the remaining of his day's work. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Fight the power

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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7 September 2001 (India)  »

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Der Preis der Wahrheit  »

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Manisha Koirala wanted to reprise her role from Mudhalvan (1999) but Rani Mukerji got the role. See more »

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The final closing scene is supposed to show Mumbai being transformed into a modern city. While the first frame shows the Dharavi slums of Mumbai, the next morphed frame shows an existing American city. To add to this, the helicopter shown has an American registration. See more »

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Remake of Mudhalvan (1999) See more »

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Saiyyan
Written by Anand Bakshi
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Performed by Hans Raj Hans and Sunidhi Chauhan
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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Well addressed thriller, on being an ideal social servant!
30 May 2018 | by See all my reviews

Tone, Script & Story: The movie is how a press reporter is challenged to be a C.M for one day and continues to be in the long run as well. The tone of corrupt by many official's as well as being an ideal social servant by other few official's is portrayed well. The script is tight and it keeps you in your seat till end.

It is sad how on thebasis of factors like caste, category and formed groups, formulate such violence. People belonging to such faction possess low I.Q and thus formulate violence even without knowing whole truth. It's a shame, that they can't act wisely.

Direction, Screenplay, Cinematography: Direction of S. Shankar is good. Screenplay and cinematography is good as well, except for the part where I dint like animated serpents. Music: Music is good too. Acting: Acting from all leads is good as well.

Final Verdict: Well addressed thriller on being a true social servant. Worth adding to your collection.


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