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Shakthi: The Power (2002)

A couple visits the husband's family in India and finds itself in the middle of a fratricidal battle.

Director:

Krishna Vamsi

Writers:

Krishna Vamsi (screenplay), Kamal Pandey (dialogue)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Karisma Kapoor ... Nandini
Nana Patekar ... Narasimha
Sanjay Kapoor ... Shekhar
Jai Gidwani Jai Gidwani ... Raja
Shah Rukh Khan ... Jaisingh (Drifter)
Deepti Naval ... Shekhar's mother
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan ... Dream Girl (as Aishwarya Rai)
Vijay Raaz ... Beeja
Tiku Talsania ... Nandini's uncle
Jaspal Bhatti ... Nandini's uncle
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Prabhu Deva ... Special Appearance
Divya Dutta ... Shekhars sister
Chandrakant Gokhale Chandrakant Gokhale
Chris Ippolito ... Dancer
Prakash Raj
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Storyline

Settled in Canada, of Indian origin, Nandini and Shekhar live a fairly harmoniously and busy lifestyle with their young child. While Nandini has family in Canada, Shekhar has no one to call his own. Then one day there is breaking news of violence in India, and that's when Shekhar asks Nandini to accompany him to India as he fears that his parents may have been in killed. Nandini is shocked to find out that Shekhar does have family, but had never discussed this with her, nevertheless she accompanies him. Upon arrival, they are greeted by Shekhar's uncle and cousin, and it is then that this young couple learn that they have entered a war between the two families - a war that they and their child may not survive. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Story of a spirited woman whose child was taken away

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Action | Drama

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Official Sites:

Zootrope Films [France]

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | English

Release Date:

20 September 2002 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Power See more »

Filming Locations:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$171,672
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Sridevi Productions See more »
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Color:

Color
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Trivia

As the film was produced by Sridevi who was retired by then from acting and it was supposed to be her comeback film but she had to find a replacement when she found out that she was pregnant. See more »

Connections

Version of Not Without My Daughter (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Dumroo Baje
Written by Mehboob
Composed by Ismail Darbar
Performed by Sukhwinder Singh and Mahalakshmi Iyer
Courtesy of Tips Cassettes & Records Co.
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The power of a mothers' love
10 August 2004 | by homegnome1See all my reviews

Okay, I know this does'nt project India in a good light. But the overall theme of the movie is not India, it's Shakti. The power of a warlord, and the power of a mother. The relationship between Nandini and her husband and son swallow you up in their warmth. Then things go terribly wrong. The interaction between Nandini and her father in law - the power of their dysfunctional relationship - and the lives changed by it are the strengths of this movie. Shah Rukh Khan's performance seems to be a mere cameo compared to the believable desperation of Karisma Kapoor. It is easy to get caught up in the love, violence and redemption of lives in this film, and find yourself heaving a sigh of relief and sadness at the climax. The musical interludes are strengths, believable and well done.


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