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Red Alert: The War Within (2009)

Red Alert: The War Within is a movie starring Sunil Shetty, Sameera Reddy, and Ashish Vidyarthi. An impoverished cook is forced to join a band of Naxalites.

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Credited cast:
... Narasimha
... Lakshmi
... Velu
... Krishnaraj
... Naga Reddy
... Saralaka
... Radhaka
... Raghavan
Ehsan Khan ... Inspector Krishna A. Rao
... Uma
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Tarmash
... DIG Rathod
... Grah Mantri
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While delivering food in a forest area in Andhra Pradesh, impoverished Narasimha is held against his will by a band of Naxalites led by Velu, and forced to join them. He is anxious to collect his dues and return home to his wife, Uma; daughter, Chinna; and son, Mohan, but Velu keeps on putting it off. Narasimha gets to know and sympathize with members of this band, and befriends Lakshmi, who was gang-raped by several policemen. He is then asked to prove his loyalty by killing an informant/plainclothes police inspector - which he does - and even accompanies the band on an assault on a school, resulting in the death of some children. Traumatized after this incident, he decides to flee - and it is this decision that will not only estrange him from his family but also force him to be on the run from the band as well as the police. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The film won rave reviews and praises at festivals and Suniel Shetty too won praises for his act. See more »

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a movie depicting reality
26 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

Made an attempt to see this film, as the sticker on the DVD case states that, it is based on a true story and also India being my birth place have a duty to keep myself updated of a crucial issue like Naxalism or Maoism called by various names depending on the region.

Hats off to the producers of this film for having invested money in a project which is unlike mainstream Bollywood movies, where return on investment becomes risky. One can easily see the noble motive of its producers. Although there have been many films made in Hindi on this subject, but this one is definitely worth it, as it based on actual events and portrays the issue as close to reality as possible. If one sees this picture with above mentioned intentions, then one feels that the Producers of this film, have done Indian citizens a favour and the time spent to see this film was worth it.


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