Shakti - The Power
Country of Origin:  India
Production year: 2002
Director: Krishna Vamshi
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 5-028157-207368
Running time: 3:04 (184 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, [Color status unset], 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: October 01, 2002
Collection type: Owned (#1363)
Status: Available
Purchase date: September 20, 2006
Purchase price: Hidden
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Overview
Nandini lives in a picturesque Suburb of Los Angeles, with her bachelor uncles, who have dedicated their lives to bring her up in a sheltered, loving and pampered environment, She is beautiful , loving and intelligent young lady, though a trifle spoilt. Her uncles have established a moderately successful department store, which keeps them economically completely secure. Nandini meets and falls in love with Shekhar - a self made man, without a family - Who's been in the US for six years. Nandini and Shekhar marry and soon have a Kid. Everything is perfect and happy for three years after their marriage, when one day Shekhar comes upon a new item on TV about carnage in a village in Northern India. He gets very agitated and reveals to Nandini that his mother may have been hurt and wants to visit her for a few days. Nandini is very surprised that he has a family, but insists on accompanying him to his village.


There she discovers that his family, headed by his charismatic, powerful and extremely violent father. Narsimha has been at war with another family for several generations. She is shocked and completely unnerved by this violent way of life here. Since Shekhar's mother is fine she keeps insisting that they should go back to their home in the US. However, things take a nasty turn when a member of the enemy family is captured, and then publicity beheaded in the courtyard of Shekhar's father Narsimha's house. She is shocked beyond words. More that that, she is now very apprehensive of the influences that may occur on her three-year old son to whom her father-in-law is very attached. Out of this concern, she gets into a couple of very intense confrontations with her father-in-law is very attached. Out of this concern, she gets into a couple of very intense confrontations with her father-in-law leading to a very intense situation within the family. Unfortunately, her father-in-law is tricked by his politician associate into sending Shekhar to meet the collector, and brutally murdered by the enemy family. Nandini is heart-broken and wants to leave for the US immediately. But, her father-in-law now insists on keeping her son with him. She fights this decision, but to no avail, as he is strong and extremely stubborn. So, she tries to escapes on her own. After two failures, she is locked up in an outhouse. What will happen to her? Will she ever be able to go to Canada?
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Genres
Adventure
Musical
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Eros International
Audio format
Hindi  Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles
English
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
2Bonus Materials
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Music Videos
Crew
Direction
Krishna Vamshi....Director
Writing
Krishna Vamshi....Screenwriter
Production
Boney Kapoor....Producer
Cinematography
S. Sriram....Cinematographer
Music
Ismail Darbar....Composer
Anu Malik....Song Writer
Art
Priten Patil....Art Director
Cast
Karisma Kapoor....Nandini
Nana Patekar....Narasimha
Sanjay Kapoor....Shekhar
Jai Gidwani....Raja
Shahrukh Khan....Jaisingh (Drifter)
Deepti Naval....Shekhar's mother
Aishwarya Rai....Dream Girl
Vijay Raaz....Beeja
Tiku Talsania....Nandini's uncle
Jaspal Bhatti....Nandini's uncle
Prabhu Deva....Special Appearance
Chandrakant Gokhale
Ritu Shivpuri....Shekhar's sister
Anupam Shyam
Rajshree Solanki....Shekhar's sister