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Vaastav: The Reality (1999)
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Vaastav: The Reality (1999)
Original name: Vaastav
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: "The Reality" as described by the film's tagline, refers to the harsh realities of life in the Mumbai underworld. The film is said to be loosely based on the life of Mumbai underworld gangster Chota Rajan.
Style: entertaining, dark
Plot: gangsters, terrorism, love, prostitute, violence, hitman, tragedy, brothel, organized crime, best friend, honeymoon, gang war, filicide, marriage, mob hit, drugs, revenge, police officer, police, betrayal, murder, prostitution, beach, cocaine, family relations ...
Place: india, mumbai india

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Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
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The Uniform (2004)
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Duration: 174 min.
Story: Just as he is preparing for his daughter's wedding, a veteran policeman is assigned to a crack team transporting a Pakistani secret agent to trial.
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