Rakta Charitra (2010)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Crime, Drama, Action, Biographical, Biographical
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Review Summary: If you are sucker for the gore and revenge dramas Rakta Charitra is your film. RGV nails it right on the head this time. 'Topic is over'!

Average Critic Rating: (3.22)
Cast: Vivek Oberoi , Srinivasa Rao Kota , Suriya , Darshan Jariwala , Shatrughan Sinha , Abhimanyu Shekhar Singh , Sudeep , Abhimanyu Singh , Shatrughan Sinha , ZARINA WAHAB , VISHWAJEET PRADHAN , Rajendra Gupta , Aashish Vidyarthi , Sushant Singh , Suriya , ZARINA WAHAB , Anupam Shyam , Aashish Vidyarthi , Ashwini Kalsekar , Shatrughan Sinha , Vivek Oberoi , Sushmita Mukherjee , Sushant Singh , ZARINA WAHAB , Tanikella Bharani , Chetanya Adib , Aashish Vidyarthi , Abhimanyu Shekhar Singh , Subrat Dutta , Sukhwinder Singh
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Release Date: 22 Oct 2010

Plot: Part I The film starts with a narration about politics and gangs in Anantpur district, Andhra Pradesh. The opening scene of a murder in broad daylight, which the narrator calls 'rakta politics', sets the tone of the movie. Narasimha Reddy, a local politician, is a powerful man in the area. Read more

Rakta Charitra - Top Reviews

Brutality has a new name and it's called Rakt Charitra.
Taran Adarsh, SIFY
We're back in Anantpur where the saga of revenge continues.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY
Welcome to the law of the jungle. Where there're no rules. Where the life of a human being is not worth a penny. Where goonda raj reins supreme...
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama
Rakht is the charitra here,’ exclaims the voiceover about this place ironically called Anandpur.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY
The film is a biographical account of the life and times of Paritala Ravi a politician who rose to heady power in the Andhra Pradesh legislature despite his violent antecedents.
Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India
Rakta Charitra is a bio-pic of Paritala Ravi, a politician from Andhra Pradesh, played here by Vivek Oberoi, whose career began with murder and ended when he was assassinated in broad daylight by his rivals.
Anupama Chopra, NDTV 
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
Welcome to the law of the jungle - where there're no rules; where the life of a human being is not worth a penny; where goonda raj reigns supreme; where men are butchered and women abducted and raped; where the police obey the orders of the goons; where g
Taran Adarsh, SIFY
There will be blood
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Abhimanyu Singh, Shatrughan SinhaDirector: Ramgopal VarmaWith Rakta Charitra, his first film in a planned two-part biopic of famed gangster-turned-politician Paritala Ravi, filmmaker Ramgopal Varma returns to solid ground.Set in the 90
Rajeev Masand, IBN 

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Rakta Charitra - All Reviews

A young man gets drawn into a blood curdling saga of revenge after members of his family are killed in cold blood by power hungry politicians.
Kittu Singh, Rediff 
Director : Music : Lyrics : Starring :Ram Gopal Varma  Sukhwinder Singh, Imran-Vikram, Dharam-Sandeep, Bappi-Tutul  Nil  Vivek Oberoi, Shatrughan Sinha, Abhimanyu Singh, Priyamani and Radhika ApteRakht Charitra Movie Review November 4, 2010 07:13:53 PM IS
Pankaj Sabnani, Glam Sham
RGV seems to have made what Shakespeare said in Macbeth, 'It will have blood, they say; blood will h...
Sulekha Reviewer, Sulekha
tale, the story begins with a friction between MLA Narasimha Reddy (kitty) and his loyal aide Veerbhadra (rajendra), this is caused due to the plan by Nagmani Reddy (kota), Narasimha's relative. In no time, Veerbhadra gets killed by Nagmani's plan and enr
Bharat Student
Here, I will safely echo RGV’s words, “Rc has no loving families, it only has warring families. So all those who liked kabhi khushi kabhi ghum better stay away from Rakta charitra“. Topic is over.
Pooja Rao, Bolly Spice
The idiosyncrasies such as “BROTHer” and the popular NTR gestures were a total treat
HaribabuBolineni, Chirtamala
For the lovers of realistic violence. (SiraSri can be reached at sirasri@gmail.com)
Great Andhra
It is impressive-That’s all- Topic is over!!! Venkat Arikatla (venkat@greatandhra.com)
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RC 2 falls way behind expectations and is immensely tiring a drill.
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Dir: Ram Gopal Varma Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Shatrughan Sinha
Sarita A Tanwar, Mid-Day
High voltage violent treat, but not up to the mark.
If you are sucker for the gore and revenge dramas Rakta Charitra is your film. RGV nails it right on the head this time. 'Topic is over'!
Noyon Jyoti Parasara, Now Running
Ramgopal Varma is known for dark and gritty cinema and Rakta Charitra is not just the film-maker''s, but also Hindi cinema''s most violent film so far. Be forewarned, Rakta Charitra is not for the lily-livered. Nor is it for those who love to visit cinepl
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Sulekha Reviewer, Sulekha