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Chakravyuh (2012)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Thriller | 24 October 2012 (India)
On the request of his friend Kabir, SP Adil Sends him to the Naxal group as an informer. When Kabir finds the truth he becomes one of their gang leader.

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Prakash Jha
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Cast

Credited cast:
Arjun Rampal ... Adil Khan
Abhay Deol ... Kabir
Manoj Bajpayee ... Rajan (as Manoj Bajpai)
Esha Gupta ... Rhea Menon
Om Puri ... Govind Suryavanshi
Kabir Bedi
Deep Raj Rana
Harsh Mainra Harsh Mainra ... Runner
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vinay Apte ... Krishna Raj
Radha Krishna Dutt Radha Krishna Dutt ... Chief Minister
Kiran Karmarkar ... Home Minister
Anjali Patil ... Juhi
Murli Sharma ... Naga
Jagat Singh Jagat Singh ... Keshav
Tanvir Singh Tanvir Singh ... Aditya Mahanta
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On the request of his friend Kabir, SP Adil Sends him to the Naxal group as an informer. When Kabir finds the truth he becomes one of their gang leader.

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Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

24 October 2012 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Замкнутый круг See more »

Filming Locations:

Bhopal, India

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Trivia

A movie titled " Chakravyuh" was being made in 2004 but got shelved. starring VJ Yudisthir aka VJ Yudi, Asif Basra. Directed by Kitu Ghosh. The film was going to be based on boxing. See more »

Goofs

When the box of ammunition is loaded onto the tractor, the ammunition is covered in dried grass. During offloading it is covered in sand. See more »

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Referenced in Bhoothnath Returns (2014) See more »

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Outstanding
24 October 2012 | by shahhirenmrSee all my reviews

Excellent power packed movie with realistic theme after a long time. As is always expected of Prakash Jha, this one also won't disappoint you.

It brings out the best performances from all the actors and touches a very sensitive issue in a neutral way, leaving the people to judge about naxalite reality.

An unbiased version of the naxalite infested India from the government and naxalite/tribal perspective without tilting on either side and bringing tears to the eyes of sensitive people, which is in itself a victory for the movie.

I wish that more and more people become aware and sensitive about this subject which has affected 220 districts of India and this movie does its bit on the subject judiciously.

Needless to mention all the actors did their best, however novice Anjali Patil steals the show. The cinematography and screenplay was good too, feels like we're sitting in a naxalite infested jungle.


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