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
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According to the film's co-writer Anjum Rajabali, this film is hugely influenced by the epic story from the Indian mythology the "Mahabharat", and is set in the milieu of contemporary electoral politics. So the films characters are going to have the similar dilemmas and experiences drawn from the story of Mahabharat. Read More