Ab Tak Chhappan, is a gripping Indian crime drama that will keep you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end. This 2004 film, which Shimit Amin directed, will take you on a wild voyage into the seedy side of Mumbai’s crime-ridden streets. Based on actual occurrences, ‘Ab Tak Chhappan’ explores the life of Nana Patekar’s character Sadhu Agashe, a no-nonsense encounter specialist. Sadhu has successfully led the police force in the removal of 56 renowned criminals (“Chhappan” means 56 in Hindi) from Mumbai’s streets using his unique but efficient ways. However, all is not as it seems. As the narrative unfolds, we discover that Sadhu’s world is filled with corruption, betrayal, and a constant struggle between right and wrong. The boundaries between good and evil blur as he navigates the treacherous paths of the criminal underworld and the political landscape of the city.
‘Ab Tak Chhappan’ deftly combines aspects of action, drama, and suspense, giving no place for a moment’s rest since it is set in a city struggling with crime and corruption. Sandeep Srivastava wrote the screenplay, which keeps you on the edge of your seat till the very last frame. With such a strong ensemble, including Revathi, Yashpal Sharma, and Mohan Agashe, ‘Ab Tak Chhappan’ delivers excellent performances that vividly and intensely bring the characters to life.
As you follow Sadhu Agashe’s tireless quest for justice, his struggles with his own demons, and the results of leading a life motivated by the relentless chase of power, get ready to experience an adrenaline-fueled ride. Prepare yourself for a suspenseful cinematic experience that will make you wonder how thin the line is between the sinner and the saint.