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.
Cast: Arjun Rampal, Katrina Kaif, Naseeruddin Shah, Ranbir Kapoor
Crew: Prakash Jha (Director), Sachin Krishna (Director of Photography), Aadesh Shrivastva (Music Director), Pritam Chakraborty (Music Director), Shantanu Moitra (Music Director), Wayne Sharpe (Music Director)
Rating: U/A (India)
Genres: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release Dates: 04 Jun 2010 (India)
Tagline: Politics...and Beyond
Hindi Name: राजनीति
Did you know?
The film was initially denied a certificate by the censor board as they believed that the lead character played by Katrina Kaif was inspired from Congress Party chief Sonia Gandhi and Rashtriya Janata Dal's chief Rabri Devi. Director Prakash Jha dismissed this allegation, saying his only inspiration was Mahabharata, the ancient Indian epic. Read More