|Directed by||Madhur Bhandarkar|
|Produced by||Metalight Productions Pvt Ltd.|
|Written by||Madhur Bhandarkar|
|Music by||Raju Singh|
|Edited by||Deepak Wirkud|
Metalight Productions Pvt Ltd
Satta (English: Power) is a 2003 Indian political drama film co-written and directed by Madhur Bhandarkar. It stars Raveena Tandon in the lead role and Atul Kulkarni, Govind Namdev and Sameer Dharmadhikari appear in the supporting roles. The film narrates the story of a persecuted wife of an greedy politician who takes on his role after he lands up in jail because of murder charges. Released on 7 February 2003, Satta received critical acclaim upon release and is considered one of the best performances of Tandon. The film was released on the same day as Khushi, Baaz: A Bird in Danger and Kash Aap Hamare Hote.
Anuradha Sehgal (Raveena Tandon) re-locates to Mumbai, finds employment, meets and weds Delhi's aspiring Chief Minister, Vivek Chauhan (Sameer Dharmadhikari). She soon finds out that Vivek is a womanizer and an alcoholic. She then faces physical abuse. Vivek is arrested for murder and is jailed. The Chauhan family persuade her to stand for elections in her husband's place, which she does. She then witnesses the nexus between the underworld, businessmen, corrupt policemen and politicians.
- Raveena Tandon as Anuradha Sehgal/Anuradha Vivek Chauhan
- Sameer Dharmadhikari as Vivek Chauhan
- Atul Kulkarni as Yashwant Varde
- Govind Namdev as Liyaqat Ali Baig
- Shrivallabh Vyas as Mahendra Chauhan
- Manoj Joshi as Uddhav Pawar
Satta opened to generally positive reviews. Deepa Gumaste of Rediff.com wrote: "Raveena Tandon has obviously landed the role of a lifetime and she makes the most of it. She portrays the firebrand Anuradha with the kind of passion you wouldn't have expected from the heroine who once danced to the tune of Tu cheez badi hai mast." Taran Adarsh in his review wrote: "Raveena Tandon delivers a bravura performance. The actress takes giant strides as a performer, giving the right touches to her character. Here's a performance that's bound to be noticed." Komal Nahta in a less favourable review wrote: "On the whole, Satta is a non-starter. Pretending to be an intellectual film, it would not even appeal to the intelligentsia because it offers nothing new."
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