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Satya (1998)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 3 July 1998 (India)
An innocent man is embroiled in underworld after being falsely charged and sets out to punish the perpetrators who subjected his life to misery.

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Ram Gopal Varma
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
J.D. Chakravarthi ... Satya (as Chakravarty)
Manoj Bajpayee ... Bhiku Mhatre (as Manoj Bajpai)
Urmila Matondkar ... Vidya
Paresh Rawal ... Commissoner. Amod Shukla
Saurabh Shukla ... Kallu Mama
Govind Namdeo ... Bhau Thakurdas Jhawle (as Govind Namdev)
Makrand Deshpande ... Advocate Chandrakant Mule (as Makarand Deshpande)
Shefali Shah ... Pyaari Mhatre (as Shefali Chhaya)
Raju Mavani Raju Mavani ... Guru (as Raju Mawani)
Aditya Srivastava ... Inspector Khandilkar
Neeraj Vora ... Music Dir. Romu Saagar
Rajesh Joshi Rajesh Joshi ... Bappu (as Late Rajesh Joshi)
Saabir Saabir ... Yeda
Snehal Dabi ... Chander Krishnakant (as Snehal)
Jeeva Jeeva ... Jagga
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Storyline

A young man named Satya (J.D Chakravarthy) comes to Mumbai from South India in search of a job. Jailed for something he did not do, the once-honest young man meets an underworld boss, Bhiku Mhatre (Manoj Bajpai) in jail and joins his gang. He lives in a poor neighborhood, where he meets, Vidya (Urmila Matondkar), who lives next door. She is not aware of his underworld connections. Satya slowly rises up the ranks of his gang, and becomes the most influential person. Satya is torn between his girlfriend and his gangster life. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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The other side of truth


Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Urdu | Marathi

Release Date:

3 July 1998 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Truth See more »

Filming Locations:

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Saurabh Shukla and Anurag Kashyap were discussing names for character of Manoj Bajpai.An office boy named Bhiku entered in and they decided to name him Bhiku.His character was inspired from Ram Gopal Verma's villager who was fan of Jeetendra and wore colored clothes and was short tempered. See more »

Goofs

Just after the interval there are newspaper clippings shown, one of which says "Guru Narayan Gunned Down, Gang Rivalary Suspected". The spelling of the word 'rivalry' is misspelled here. See more »

Quotes

Bhiku Mhatre: Who is the king of Mumbai? Bhiku Mhatre...
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one of the best indian gangster movies.
28 December 1999 | by g.kSee all my reviews

this film is easily one of the greatest indian gangster films.this film along with "parinda" are great examples of the indian film noir/gangster genre. it has good performances from the entire cast with MANOJ BAJPAI'S performance being the best. another great aspect of the film is the amazing background score by SANDEEP CHOWTA. DONT MISS THIS FILM.*****[out of 5]


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