Synopsis: Belonging to a prominent Uttar Pradesh-family of ruthless politicians, Samar Pratap is about to return to his Irish-American girlfriend, Sarah, in the U.S. and obtain a PhD, but cancels his trip when his father, Chandra, is shot dead. He decides to stay put and avenge this slaying but ends up dealing with aspiring politician, Indu Sakseria, who wants to wed him; his brother, Prithviraj, who has been granted control of the Rashtrawadi Party but is facing imprisonment on charges of Assaulting a Police Officer and Sexual Molestation; his cousin, Veerendra, who wants control of the party; and his astute maternal uncle, Brij Gopal - who secretly controls the entire family. Before he could even handle these situations, Sarah arrives in India and will soon accuse him of being a manipulative and conniving politician.
Genre: Crime, Drama
Director(s): Prakash Jha
Production: UTV Distribution
  1 win & 14 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
163 min

Wherever he is, he must be okay.

Just send him your blessings.

O Holy mother Ganga..

please look after my son..

wherever he may be.

- Sooraj! Sooraj!

Where are you going?

Sooraj is playing a kabaddi match.

First give me something to eat.

l have to go to the airport.

Who's coming?

The boss' younger son, Samar.

- ls it?

He is coming from the US,

for the big boss' birthday.

Sooraj is like the sun!

The new beacon of hope for..

..Dalits and the lower castes.

We need bright and strong

young leaders like him..

..who will take us forward.



Where's the car?


Get away! Move!

Have you lost it or what?

What if something

happened to the car?

He's our racing champion..

faster than the wind!

Champion, my foot!

The car's a mess!

Clean it now!

lt's time for the flight. Samar

is returning from the US today.

l don't wash rich people's cars.

They are our masters, son.

Our livelihood depends on them.

l am my own master, father.

And the truth is,

their livelihood depends on us.

lt's impossible to argue with you!

Stop haranguing my son, will you?

- l'll clean it.

- Give it to me, mother.

This is for you.

lt's time you got a new watch.

You never forget, young master.

Just because l live far away,

how can l forget you people!

We miss you, too.

lt's wonderful that you've come

in time for the Diwali festival.

Nothing like that.

l'm here only for

Uncle Bhanu's birthday.

My thesis is due next week.

This year too..

you won't be here for Diwali.

Who's that driving like a maniac?

Appears to be lndu..

Couldn't you have waited for me?

And how was l to

know that you were..

You should know!


D'you know..

l was driving at 200

kmph to reach you!

Who on earth gave you a license?

License to..

drive or..

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Prakash Jha

Prakash Jha (born 27 February 1952) is a famous Indian film producer, actor, director and screenwriter, mostly known for his political and socio-political films such as Damul (1984), Mrityudand (1997), Gangaajal (2003), Apaharan (2005), including multistarrer hit movies Raajneeti (2010), Aarakshan (2011) Chakravyuh (2012), and Satyagraha (2013). He is also the maker of National Film Award winning documentaries like, Faces After The Storm (1984) and Sonal (2002). He runs a production company, Prakash Jha Productions. He also owns the P&M Mall in Patna and the P&M Hi-Tech Mall in Jamshedpur. more…

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