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An honest cop named Sadhu Agashe makes a name for himself by killing criminals in sting operations instead of locking them up in prison. The film follows his method of working, gives an ... See full summary »

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Shimit Amin

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Sandeep Srivastava (dialogue), Sandeep Srivastava (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nana Patekar ... Inspector Sadhu Agashe
Revathy ... Mrs. Namita Sadhu Agashe
Yashpal Sharma ... Sub-Inspector Imtiaz Siiddiqui
Mohan Agashe ... Ex-Commissioner Pradhan
Nakul Vaid Nakul Vaid ... Sub-Inspector Jatin Shukla
Jeeva Jeeva ... Commissioner M.I. Suchek
Kunal Vijaykar Kunal Vijaykar ... Sub-Inspector Francis Alvarez
Pravin Patel Pravin Patel
Prasad Purandhare Prasad Purandhare ... Don Zameer
Hrishitaa Bhatt ... Vaishali / Mrs. Jatin Shukla
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Neha Bam Neha Bam
Dibyendu Bhattacharya Dibyendu Bhattacharya ... Zameer's Gang
Megan Cocks Megan Cocks ... Melinda
Helen ... Feroz' Mother
Anant Jog
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An honest cop named Sadhu Agashe makes a name for himself by killing criminals in sting operations instead of locking them up in prison. The film follows his method of working, gives an insight into the Mumbai Police Crime Branch, and Agashe's alleged connection with the underworld. Written by Abhishek

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Doctors cure, engineers build, I kill

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Official Sites:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

27 February 2004 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

56 So Far See more »

Filming Locations:

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Budget:

INR 300,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby

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Trivia

Although high, 56 is not an unheard of kill count for an encounter specialist. The record "score" is around 110. See more »

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Referenced in Aan: Men at Work (2004) See more »

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The most definitive film on cops
30 October 2005 | by aseem-2See all my reviews

It is by far the most definitive film on the police force which I have seen. Although not directed by Ram Gopal Varma, it has all the elements of an RGV film. Dead straight dialogues, blunt treatment of the subject, brilliant direction, and superb performances (even by those with little job to do in the movie). The chemistry between Nana and the Don, even if they are professional rivals, is amazing. And so are the small events like an insider not giving information to Imtiaz even while he is being bashed up in the locker, but only to Nana when he is out. The change in working conditions with the change of the senior is dealt wonderfully. The first half keeps one absolutely engrossed, moving like a documentary with Nana acting like a mentor to Jatin explaining to him the intricacies and philosophy of the work.

Overall one of the most brilliant films on cops in Indian cinema. Definitely not to be missed.


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