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Satta (2003)

Not Rated | | Crime , Drama | 7 February 2003 (India)
Delhi-based, liberal-thinking, politician-hating Anuradha Sehgal re-locates to Mumbai, finds employment, meets and weds the state's aspiring Chief Minister, Vivek Chauhan. She soon finds ... See full summary »

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Madhur Bhandarkar

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Madhur Bhandarkar (dialogue), Madhur Bhandarkar (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Raveena Tandon ... Anuradha S. Sehgal / Anuradha V. Chauhan
Atul Kulkarni ... Yashwant Vardhe
Shri Vallabh Vyas ... Mahendra Chauhan (as Sri Vallabh Vyas)
Govind Namdeo ... Liyaqat Ali Beig
Manoj Joshi ... Inspector Uddhav Pawar
Latesh Shah Latesh Shah ... Latesh Bhai
Hemendra Bhatia Hemendra Bhatia ... Anna Saheb Joshi
Sameer Dharmadhikari ... Vivek M. Chauhan
Amardeep Jha Amardeep Jha
Suchitra Pillai ... (as Suchitra Pillai-Malik)
Abhay Bhargav Abhay Bhargav
Abhijit Lahiri Abhijit Lahiri
Ajai Rohilla Ajai Rohilla ... (as Ajay Rohilla)
Manoj Mishra Manoj Mishra
Anju Mahendru ... Nirika Subodh Sehgal (as Anju Mahendroo)
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Storyline

Delhi-based, liberal-thinking, politician-hating Anuradha Sehgal re-locates to Mumbai, finds employment, meets and weds the state's aspiring Chief Minister, Vivek Chauhan. She soon finds out that the Chauhan family is two-faced, while Vivek himself is a womanizer and an alcoholic; her movements will be restricted, and she will be physically abused. Things dramatically change when Vivek is arrested for murder and lodged in a cell. The Chauhans persuade her to stand for elections in Vivek's place, which she does. It is here she will witness the nexus between the underworld, businessmen, corrupt policemen and politicians, and that her life is not only in danger outside, but she may be burnt alive by her conservative in-laws who suspect her of having a widely publicized affair with Yeshwant Vardhe. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

7 February 2003 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Satta - Das Spiel der Macht See more »

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Metalight Productions See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Tum Jo Aaye Ho
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar
Composed by Raju Singh
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Very good film with award caliber performance by Raveena Tandon.
2 September 2003 | by abbott32See all my reviews

Although Satta seemed a little confusing at first regarding the roles and positions of various political/criminal elements, everything began to fall into place and developed into a riveting tale of character development and intrigue which ingeniously captures the political and emotional growth of the Anuradha, played to perfection by Raveena Tandon.

The direction, acting, dialogue, sets, and writing are all top notch. There were only three songs but they were all woven well into the fabric of the story. The background music added to the scope and tension of the film. Everything was believable and Reveena Tandon was convincing throughout. Subtitles were relatively easy to follow.


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