Shakti The Power
Shakti The Power is a 2002 Indian action-drama-film directed by Pasupuleti Krishna Vamsi and starring Karisma-Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor and Nana-Patekar in the lead roles and features Shahrukh-Khan in a supporting role, while Aishwarya Rai appears in an Item number. The film-is a remake of Telugu-film Anthapuram (1998), which was based on the real-life story of Betty-Mahmoody. The original story of real life escape of Betty Mahmoody is depicted in the movie Not Without My-Daughter which itself was based on Betty Mahmoody’s book of the same name.
The film-was produced by then retired actress Sridevi under the banner Sridevi-Productions and was supposed to be her comeback film, but she had to find a replacement when she found out she was pregnant. She initially offered her role to Kajol, but she rejected it so Karisma-Kapoor was signed instead. It is considered to be one of Karisma Kapoor’s best performances; both hers and Nana Patekar’s acting was acclaimed by fans and critics and received several nominations at a number of award ceremonies. However Box-Office India declared it flop. Shahrukh-Khan was also given the final-fight in these film.