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Rakhta Charitra (2010)

A killer bandit decides to become a politician in order to avenge deaths in his family.

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Ram Gopal Varma

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vivek Oberoi ... Pratap Ravi
Shatrughan Sinha ... Shivaji Rao
Sudeep ... DCP Mohan Prasad
Abhimanyu Singh ... Bukka Reddy
Radhika Apte ... Nandini
Srinivasa Rao Kota ... Nagamani Reddy (as Kota Srinivasan Rao)
Raja Krishnamoorthy Raja Krishnamoorthy ... Narasimha Reddy (as Raja Krishnamoorthy 'Kitty')
Sushant Singh Sushant Singh ... Shankar
Zarina Wahab ... Nari Reddy
Sushmita Mukherjee ... Gomthi Reddy (as Sushmita Mukherjee Bundela)
Ashish Vidyarthi ... Mandha
Vishwajeet Pradhan ... Puru Reddy
Ashwini Kalsekar ... Inspector Ashwini Sinha (as Ashwini Khalsekar)
Darshan Jariwala ... SP Kanoonga (as Darshan Zariwala)
Haritha Haritha ... Pragathi (as Harita)
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Rakta Charitra is a biographical tale of Paritala Ravi from Andhra Pradesh, a prime accused in a number of murder cases. It is the story of a man's phenomenal rise to power and a story of the most intense blood curdling conflict ever heard of between two individuals. Moreover, the story is also the ultimate statement on the often heard disastrous consequences of a fatal mixture of caste, crime, family feuds and politics. Written by Mannu-Sadana

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Telugu | Tamil

Release Date:

22 October 2010 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Ratha Sarithiram See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Shatrughan Sinha shaved his mustache for the first time in his carrier of 40 years. See more »

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awesome portrayal by varma
24 October 2010 | by Deepak DSee all my reviews

RGV has done it again and it is a complete Varma's movie. It is no less than a movie that remains forever. Story narration by RGV in Telugu is apt for the genre of the movie that he selected. Story goes as it is supposed to go with no flaw in any corner of the movie. Varma did a great job in selecting appropriate characters for the roles. Vivek was stunning in the role as Paritala Ravi. Portrayal of characters with no compromise is what every director has to learn from RGV. Am eagerly waiting for its sequel to release which is going to hit screens on 19th Nov. There would not be any look back in going to movie on first day even for its sequel (Rakta Charitra 2).


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