Kagaar's a true story of a cop who lived on his own terms.
It is written by Sujeet Sen who as contributed to many such meaningful films like Saransh, Arth, Prahar... and directed by N Chandra, who is also working on a feature film on life Indira Gandhi. Culled from stunning real life incidents, this film looks at the hitherto unexplored avenues of the personal life and minset of a cop.
Kagaar is the story of one long night. A night of suspenseful wait for a prey.. the hunter has waited for this moment all his life and although he knows that the end would be bloody and tragic, it is a call of duty he cannot ignore.. and as the world celebrates new year, and as his wife wait for him to get home, Bhaskar Sarnaik, the sub-inspector who has killed 70 men in encounters waits for the biggest catch of them all.. Because Adi meant more than just a law breaker to him.. Adi was his childhood fried from his village.. Adi was the man who ignored Bhaskar's pleas to return to the village and lead a peaceful life..
And as he waits, he goes back to the day he had set foot in the urban city to look for his lost brother. He recollects how he enamored by the power of the uniform and worked his way into the police force.. how his wife had stars in her eyes before marriage because she was excited at the prospects of marrying a "hero" with a gun.. How her initial euphoria gave way to disillusionment and she learnt to live life without her husband in a modest one room-kitchen.. How Adi's foolhardiness and his colleagues' envy had ousted him temporarily from the force.. how his period of suspension made him a drastically different human being.. how nemesis had once again caught up with Adi and here he was waiting to trap him.. or be killed himself.. for a man whose every goodbye to his wife was considered the final goodbye..
Bhaskar was fighting a battle whose end could go either way.. will he see the dawn of the new year...?
Kagaar, a emotionally disturbing film stars Om Puri as Gokhale, Nandita Das as Aditi, Amitabh Dayal as Bhaskar Sarnik, Anoop Soni as Adi.