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The Power (2002)

Shakthi: The Power (original title)
A couple visits the husband's family in India and finds itself in the middle of a fratricidal battle.

Director:

Krishna Vamsi

Writers:

Krishna Vamsi (screenplay), Kamal Pandey (dialogue)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Karisma Kapoor ... Nandini
Nana Patekar ... Narasimha
Sanjay Kapoor ... Shekhar
Jai Gidwani Jai Gidwani ... Raja
Shah Rukh Khan ... Jaisingh (Drifter)
Deepti Naval ... Shekhar's mother
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan ... Dream Girl (as Aishwarya Rai)
Vijay Raaz ... Beeja
Tiku Talsania ... Nandini's uncle
Jaspal Bhatti ... Nandini's uncle
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Prabhu Deva ... Special Appearance
Divya Dutta ... Shekhars sister
Chandrakant Gokhale Chandrakant Gokhale
Chris Ippolito ... Dancer
Prakash Raj
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Storyline

Settled in Canada, of Indian origin, Nandini and Shekhar live a fairly harmoniously and busy lifestyle with their young child. While Nandini has family in Canada, Shekhar has no one to call his own. Then one day there is breaking news of violence in India, and that's when Shekhar asks Nandini to accompany him to India as he fears that his parents may have been in killed. Nandini is shocked to find out that Shekhar does have family, but had never discussed this with her, nevertheless she accompanies him. Upon arrival, they are greeted by Shekhar's uncle and cousin, and it is then that this young couple learn that they have entered a war between the two families - a war that they and their child may not survive. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Story of a spirited woman whose child was taken away

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Action | Drama

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Official Sites:

Zootrope Films [France]

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | English

Release Date:

20 September 2002 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Power See more »

Filming Locations:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada See more »

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Production Co:

Sridevi Productions See more »
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As the film was produced by Sridevi who was retired by then from acting and it was supposed to be her comeback film but she had to find a replacement when she found out that she was pregnant. See more »

Connections

Remake of Anthahpuram (1998) See more »

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Hum Tum Miley - II
Written by Mehboob
Composed by Ismail Darbar
Performed by Kavita Krishnamurthy
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nana is the best in Indian cinema
3 July 2006 | by umairali01See all my reviews

good movie, good music, good background and an acceptable plot. but the main point again as his movies tend to be, the man is the best actor in idia and can turn dust into gold. nana patekar. this may be his second best performance after parinda( others may disagree). although other movies are not far behind. one man that will never ever disappoint you.

good movie although i think shahrukh was a luxury this movie could have done without. you can see in his movies, others try very hard to reach his heights and act out of their skins. but this man is really something elase.

the movie is cool, the music and direction is excellent plot a bit thin but the screen play and dialog again very good. a must watch.


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