Featuring Puneet Singh Ratn, Anaika Soti and Mahesh Thakur in the leads, Satya 2 was said to be exploring a new kind of underworld which Varma believes can spring up anytime. But, did the film really succeed to explore any such kind of future underworld? Satya 2 is a bad joke at best, a terribly half-hearted attempt to one of the most iconic underwolrd creations Satya.
Satya 2 was touted to be a sequel to Varma's hugely
successful 1998 film Satya but the filmmaker has
emphasised several times that the new film is not a sequel.
Satya 2 is about a man whose thinking starts where all the
earlier real life dons like Dawood Ibrahim's and Chota Rajan's
thinking ended. It revolves around the story of a person named
Satya, an immigrant who comes to Mumbai aiming to refashion the
After watching Satya 2, I can't come up with
appropriate enough words to describe the horror I felt sitting in
the theatre and testing my patience. Satya 2 is not even
close to Satya, which is till date considered as one of
the best underworld creations. Not only that, a number of
unwarranted songs actually ruin the proceedings further in
In the past, we had seen RGV discovering then new talents like
Urmila Matondkar, Aftab Shivdasani, Manoj Bajpai, who later went on
to become some of the biggest names oof the industry. But
unfortunately, in Satya 2, Varma's new discovery Puneet Singh Ratn
was a big mistake. Puneet is a unconvincing and a sheer
On the other hand, Anaika [as Chitra] exudes vulnerability, but
the conviction is lacking in her performance, while Mahesh Thakur
On the whole, Satya 2 is neither novel, nor experimental, rather a big disappointment.