Satya (1998)

Hindi 2 hrs 51 mins Drama
Critics Score
Total Reviews: 8
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Total Votes: 1

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Review Summary: A masterpience, Satya cannot be missed

Average Critic Rating: (4.75)
Cast: J.D. Chakravarthy , Urmila Matondkar , Manoj Bajpai , Govind Namdev , Paresh Rawal , Saurabh Shukla , Aditya Srivastava , Makarand Deshpande , Shefali Shah
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
Release Date: 03 Jul 1998
Est. Budget: 2.0 CR
Est. Box Office Collection: 15.5 CR

Plot: Mumbai is in the midst of a turf war between two gangs, collectively referred to as the Mumbai underworld when Satya ( J.D Chakravarthy ), a man without a past, comes to the city looking for employment. While waiting tables at the local dance bar, he gets involved in a Read more

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Satya - All Reviews

Varma’s distinctive’ noir-gangster aesthetic works well with the narrative’s mood and bloody criminal action. The film looks, feels, and sounds like it should, namely dark and gritty
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My hats off to Ramu and especially to Manoj Vaajpayee who plays Bhiku Mhatre, a command performance which deserves all the awards if they are really genuine awards
Ali Peter John, Wits India
Satya is a worthy candidate for title of 'Modern Classic'.
U Me And Films
All in all SATYA remains an outright classic, and one I shall visit ever year
Akshay Shah, Naach Gaana
One of India’s most influential crime dramas
Cine Plot
J D Chakravarthy was perfect for the role of Satya, mainly because he didn’t look like a Hindi movie hero
Aditya Mehta, Mehta Kya Kehta
Ladies and gentlemen, a standing ovation please... A standing ovation for Satya, one of the best movies I have seen in my entire life
Mohammad Ali Ikram, Planet Bollywood
Even a hideous performance by the modern-day Lady Macbeth a.k.a. Urmila Matondkar can’t mar the beauty of this gangster flick Satya.
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