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The Revolution Has Begun (2013)

Satyagraha (original title)
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A corporate go-getter sees his priorities shift when a personal tragedy brings him face-to-face with political corruption.

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Prakash Jha
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Credited cast:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Dwarka Anand
Kareena Kapoor ... Yasmin Ahmed (as Kareena Kapoor Khan)
Ajay Devgn ... Manav Raghvendra
Manoj Bajpayee ... Balram Singh (as Manoj Bajpai)
Amrita Rao ... Sumitra
Arjun Rampal ... Arjun
Natasa Stankovic ... Dancer
Anjali Patil
Mukul Chadda ... Harinath
Vipin Sharma ... Gauri Shankar
Ivan Rodrigues Ivan Rodrigues ... Channel Head ABP News
Mugdha Godse ... Malini Mishra
Indraneil Sengupta ... Akhilesh
Shireesh Sharma ... CHIEF MINISTER
Ajay Trehan Ajay Trehan ... Durgalal
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Storyline

Satyagraha is the story of a son who yearns for a father. Of a father, who grieves for his lost son. Of a young woman who fights so hard with life that she has forgotten to love. Of an ambitious rabble-rouser, for whom action is the knee-jerk mantra. It is the story of how these four discover one another, and come together to raise hell, shaking the powers that be to their very roots! But, Satyagraha is also the story of an influential power-hungry despot who will stop at nothing to destroy them. Satyagraha: The revolution has begun! Written by Official site

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politics | See All (1) »

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Drama

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The film features CNN chief international correspondent and journalist Christiane Amanpour in a role mirroring her real-life occupation. See more »

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Throughout the film, Manoj Bajpai, in between his speeches, is heard to be murmuring to his aides, but his lips don't move. See more »


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Raske Bhare Tore Naina (House Mix)
Sung by Aadesh Shrivastava and Arpita
Music composed by Aadesh Shrivastava
Lyrics written by Prasoon Joshi
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Good Story but not hard hitting
31 August 2013 | by SivakumarBalachandranSee all my reviews

This time I would like to keep my review short. "Satyagraha" as the name depicts Insistence on the truth and non violence against corruption and current Indian political system. It is said as a work of fiction but even a small kid can say the story is closely resembles Anna's (played by Big B) movement and his deputy Arvind Kejriwal (played by Ajay Devagan). The movie definitely dwells bollywood-ism at times like item song at start and an irrelevant romantic song. But we can watch it for the solid performances of Big B and Manoj Bajpai. Definitely not hard hitting as Madras cafe but has got some good message about public awakening.

-Reviewed by Sivakumar Balachandran

(bsiva84@gmail.com)


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

30 August 2013 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Revolution Has Begun See more »

Filming Locations:

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$412,148, 1 September 2013

Gross USA:

$738,525

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,223,419
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