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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)
Urmila Matondkar ... Vidya
Paresh Rawal ... Commissoner. Amod Shukla
Manoj Bajpayee ... Bhiku Mhatre (as Manoj Bajpai)
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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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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

Earlier, Manoj Bajpayee was to play the role of Satya. However, as the roles were developed and became clear,director ram gopal verma realised that Bhiku Mhatre needed a strong character with good command over hindi. Hence, Manoj Bajpayee was asked to potray Bhiku Mhatre. See more »

Goofs

In the song Kalu Mama, at one shot there is a bottle in the right side of Saurabh Shukla which in the next shot shifts to the left See more »

Quotes

Satya: Everyone gets the Chance...
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Connections

Spoofed in Sarabhai vs Sarabhai: Sibling Rivalry (2005) See more »

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Classic underworld movie
10 May 2000 | by anubhavhanjuraSee all my reviews

Here is a movie that would go a classic as far as indian films go. A true rendition of the underworld saga of "Mumbai". Mumbai ka king kaun-Manoj Bajpai. A brilliant performance. Also, a masterpiece background score by Sandeep Chowta. One movie that could have given a good run for money to any of it's hollywood peers.Of course, if cinema knew no language:-)


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