Sarkar Raj is the much awaited sequel to the acclaimed hit film Sarkar by Ram Gopal Varma. Sarkar was inspired by Francis Ford Coppola’s film The Godfather, but the sequel will be completely original.
Both the films have been claimed to be loosely based on the family of Balasaheb Thackeray, Sarkar Raj being adapted from the Enron issue. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for the first time in a film post Aishwarya and Abhishek’s marriage.
The film is set to release on June 6, 2008.
When Anita Rajan, CEO of an international firm, brings a power plant proposal to set up in rural Maharashtra, before the Nagres, the insightful Shankar is quick to realize its benefits. After convincing Sarkar, Shankar along with Anita goes to the villages to mobilize support of the masses. However, things are not what they seem to be. From shady fixers with an eye on multi-million kick-backs to wannnabes who are ready to incite millions of people against the highly controversial project, Shankar’s dream project gradually becomes a political minefield. Evil forces gang up to bring down the regime of Sarkar and obliterate Shankar’s name from the political horizon.
1. Subhash Nagre/Sarkar- Patriarch of the Nagre clan who is known as the messiah to the people of his region and comes from the root of the society of Mumbai.
2. Shankar Nagre – Heir of the Nagre clan. Shankar is associated with his father in the services to the people. Shankar is a sophisticated individual with leadership skills in politics and bringing business to the common people.
3. Anita Rajan- An aggressive and highly ambitious business woman from London who is the CEO of Sheppard Power plant. She is instrumental in setting things in motion.
Presenter: Adlabs Films
Producer: K Sera Sera, Z Picture Company
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Sarkar Raj Movie Trailer
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Sarkar Raj Movie Showreel
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This First SARKAR RAJ showreel was unveiled at the wedding anniversary of Abhishek Bachchan & Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at Mumbai on 20th April 2008. It now goes on to show that the Bachchan’s with Ramgopal Varma are one lethal combination and present Sarkar Raj onscreen to the audience as the most awaited film of this year. ENJOY IT….its just Superb…and watch out for Ash…
Sarkar Raj is an intense political drama and is essentially a study of power. It explores the politics of development and takes a fresh look at the tradition versus modernity debate.
In Sarkar Raj, ‘Sarkar’ (Amitabh) takes a backseat while his son Shankar Nagre (Abhishek) holds fort. Aishwarya who plays the CEO of Sheppard Power, an international power company, brings a proposal to set up a power plant in rural Maharashtra, before the Nagres.
An insightful Shankar is quick to realize the benefits of the power plant that can bring to the people. After convincing Sarkar (Amitabh) who is against it for various reasons, Shankar undertakes a journey along with Aishwarya to villages of Maharashtra to mobilise support of the masses.
However, things are not what they seem to be. Shankar’s dream project gradually becomes a political minefield. It is in this backdrop that the evil forces mighter than ever, mushroom and gang up to bring down Sarkar’s regime and obliterate Shankar’s name from the political horizon.
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