‘Sarkar 3’ Review: This Amitabh Bachchan starrer is an avoidable follow-up to a much loved franchise!
Film: Sarkar 3
Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Jackie Shroff, Amit Sadh, Yami Gautam, Ronit Roy and Manoj Bajpayee
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
What’s it about:
Set nearly a decade after the Sarkar Raj, Subhash Nagre aka Sarkar (Amitabh Bachchan) is still a force to reckon with when it comes to the city of Mumbai and its politics. He is still surrounded by enemies in the form of a Kejriwal-like politician (Manoj Bajpayee) and a Dubai-based sleazy business magnate (Jackie Shroff), along with their cohorts. But there is pressing trouble in his own home when his grandson (Amit Sadh) returns to his fold and there is an internal power struggle between him and Nagre’s faithful aide (Ronit Roy). More trouble ensues when there is an assassination attempt on Sarkar’s life, and the suspicion falls on his hot-headed grandson.
Amitabh Bachchan again gives a powerful performance as the ageing king-maker, who knows the path he chose will keep on inviting more enemies for him. Though he is struggling with the Marathi dialect, you would forgive this flaw when he delivers acerbic dialogues like a boss, or in a couple of scenes, reveals his rare frail side. Manoj Bajpayee shines in a brief role, while Ronit Roy is …read more