Sarkar Raj Reviews

May 10, 2019
The film does deliver some surprises, and that's why it's much better, and tauter, than the first. The intrigue is sharper. So is the acting.
July 5, 2016
Sixty-five-year-old Amitabh Bachchan, India's vibrant and virile living legend, is riveting in nearly every film he does. But even a true fan's ardor is tested by the tedious political thriller, Sarkar Raj.
July 5, 2016
Proves firmly that Bollywood can hold its own technically against its Western counterparts.
July 5, 2016
Sarkar delivers a long monologue at the end of the film that explains what really happened: chiefly that the power plant was just a ruse for a power struggle. Too bad Varma didn't make that film.
March 1, 2009
Ram Gopal Varma's... reworking of The Godfather... delivers the casting coup of Bollywood's royal family %u2013 Amitabh Bachhan, his son, Abhishek, and Abhishek's wife, Aishwarya Rai %u2013 ... [but] the result is overwrought and cliched.
June 11, 2008
This all-star concoction is as muddy as the Ganges and nowhere near as holy. Unless, of course, you're talking plot-holey.
June 6, 2008
The combination of Ram Gopal Varma and the almighty Bachchan clan makes for an intense cinematic experience. Just don't go expecting any colourful Bollywood-esque song-and-dance numbers.