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Sehar (2005)

Ajay Kumar the newly appointed, honest SSP of Lucknow police cracks down on the nefarious cop-mafia nexus in Uttar Pradesh, but finds a cunning and ruthless adversary in Gajraj. Can Ajay win this unjust war ?

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Credited cast:
... SSP Ajay Kumar
... Prof. Tiwari
... Anamika Kant
Sushant Singh ... Gajraj Singh
Naved Aslam ... Inspector Solanki
... Prabha Kumar
... ASD Kapoor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ghanshyam Garg ... Sub Inspector Baidyanath Mishra
... Ramprasad Chaudhary
Vikram Sahu ... Hariprasad
Rajendra Sethi ... Satyapal Mehra
Vishnu Sharma ... Chief Minister
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At the tender age of 8 Ajay Kumar is traumatized with the death of his army officer dad, who kills himself with his service revolver as he was being accused of being a deserter, leaving a widowed Prabha to bring up Ajay on her own. Ajay grows up, studies, and successfully becomes an IPS officer with the title of SSP. Due to his honesty, he gets transferred to various states in India. At this new posting in Uttar Pradesh he comes to terms with criminal don and ruthless killer Gajraj Singh. Ajay would like a set up a Special Task Force to deal with Gajraj, however, he does run into problems as Gajraj is politically well-connected. Then a child, who is a close friend of the state Chief Minister's, is kidnapped by Gajraj, and this paves the way for formation of the STF, consisting of about 8 honest and dedicated men, and this does results in the rescue of the child. Gajraj continues to elude the STF, using more modern technology such as the use of cell phones. But the STF bounces back and... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The film got critical acclaim and Arshad Warsi won laurels for doing a film beyond his comic hero image. See more »

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ASD Kapoor: Guptaji, to understand this one needs doordarshita... foresight.
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References Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai (1960) See more »

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Nakhredar Banno
Written by Swanand Kirkire and Nilanjana Kishore
Composed by Daniel B. George
Performed by Shubha Mudgal
Courtesy of Music Today
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Warsi and Kapur Stand Out In An Ordinary (At Best) Cop Movie
26 February 2010 | by See all my reviews

'Sehar' is pretty much just another cops vs bad guys movie. It isn't a bad movie per se but the film hardly has anything new to offer except that here they track the bad guys by tracing their mobile phone calls. The execution lacks style. The cinematography is flat and the score is unnoticeable. The pacing is rather slow at times. However, the final sequence, with the flashback sequences, camera-work and editing is exceptionally done and remains effective. If only the entire film was filmed this way. Arshad Warsi gives a sincere performance as a dedicated officer who's passionate about his job and determined to catch the criminals. Pankaj Kapur is remarkable in a rather simplistic role. Sushant Singh is wooden most of the time and caricatured. Suhasini Mulay leaves a mark with a small role. Mahima Chaudhry doesn't get much scope but she makes the best with what she's given. Overall, 'Sehar' is a pretty ordinary cop movie with a very good final sequence. It's not worth more than a one-time watch.


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