Ek Hasina Thi (2004)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 0
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 1

VERDICT – 3/5

 

 
PROS –
1) Urmila Matondkar in her full glory. The entire prison drama is the core of this movie.
2) Gripping first half.

 
CONS –
1) Supporting cast lacking any memorable role.
2) Weak cinematography and screenplay.

 
QUOTE –
“sher har ek ke andar hota hai, unglee karne wala chahiye”

Sarkar Raj (2008)

Sarkar Raj

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 1

Verdict – 4/5

 
PROS –
1) Amitabh Bachchan as Subhash Nagre again gave a stellar performance.
2) Dilip Prabhavalkar as Rao Saab. The “Don Altobello” twist was unexpected
3) Full of quotable one-liners
4) The final confrontation between Rao and Sarkar – There is a reason why RGV is the king of Bombay-noir.

 

CONS –
n/a

 

QUOTE –
“jaan lena jurm hai … sahi samay pe jaan lena … raajneeti”

Sarkar (2005)

Sarkar

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 1

Verdict – 3/5

 

PROS –
1) Amitabh Bachchan as Subhash Nagre – a fusion character of Veto Corleone and Bal Thackeray.
2) Govinda Govinda Chant

 

CONS –
1) Though well made, it’s a shameless The Godfather rip-off.

 

QUOTE –
“mujhe joh sahi lagta hai main karta hoon … woh chahe bhagwan ke khilaaf ho, samaaj ke khilaaf ho, police, kanoon … yah phir poore system ke khilaaf kyun na ho”