Zee Classic to air â€˜Ardh Satyaâ€™ under â€˜Indiaâ€™s Finest Filmsâ€™
A newly appointed, honest police officer wishes to change the system, instead he comes face to face with the deep rooted tentacles of corruption. Produced by Manmohan Shetty, Pradeep Uppoor and directed by Govind Nihalani, the movie went on to set a benchmark in the Indian film industry. The movie stars Om Puri andSmita Patil in lead roles, along with, Amrish Puri, Sadashiv Amrapurkar and Naseeruddin Shah essaying pivotal characters . Zee Classic with its proposition Woh ZamanaKare Deewana presents ‘Ardh Satya’ on Friday, 30th March 2018 at 10 PM, under the banner of ‘India’s Finest Films’.
Anant Velankar (Om Puri) as a young boy had a dream to complete his MBA. His father (Amrish Puri) was a violent man who abused his wife. Anant’s father forces him to join the police and he reluctantly takes up the position of a Sub-Inspector with the Maharashtra Police. Anant re-locates to Mumbai where he meets and falls in love with a Lecturer, Jyotsna Gokhale (Smita Patil). As an honest man, Anant is proud of his profession and hopes to make a change. He soon realizes that the police are manipulated by politicians like Rama Shetty (Sadashiv Amrapurkar) to do their bidding. Frustrated, he turns his anger on suspects held in prison cells and beats them mercilessly. His frustrations increase after he is side-lined for a medal. Jyotsna stands by him through thick and thin, but simultaneously pressurises him to resign. Matters get worse after he is humiliated by Rama Shetty and his superior, Inspector Patil (Achyut Potdar).
Will the burden of humiliation force a moral police officer - Anant Velankar to walk the path of corruption?
What does fate have in store for Anant Velankar? To find out watch Ardh Satya on Friday, 30th March 2018 at 10pm only on Zee Classic
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