Shakti - The Power | 3 DVD-Set | Shahrukh Khan, Aishwariya Rai
Starcast: Shahrukh Khan, Karishma Kapoor, Nana Patekar, Sanjay Kapoor & Aishwarya Rai
Producer: Sridevi Kapoor
Director: Krishna Vamsi
Music: Ismail Darbar
Language: German, Hindi (Dolby Digital 5.1)
Running Time: 195 Minutes
Nandini lives in a picturesque Suburb of Los Angeles, with her bachelor uncles, who have dedicated their lives to bring her up in a sheltered, loving and pampered environment, She is beautiful , loving and intelligent young lady, though a trifle spoilt. Her uncles have established a moderately successful department store, which keeps them economically completely secure.
Nandini meets and falls in love with Shekhar - a self made man, without a family - Who's been in the US for six years. Nandini and Shekhar marry and soon have a Kid.
Everything is perfect and happy for three years after their marriage, when one day Shekhar comes upon a new item on TV about carnage in a village in Northern India. He gets very agitated and reveals to Nandini that his mother may have been hurt and wants to visit her for a few days. Nandini is very surprised that he has a family, but insists on accompanying him to his village.
There she discovers that his family, headed by his charismatic, powerful and extremely violent father. Narsimha has been at war with another family for several generations. She is shocked and completely unnerved by this violent way of life here. Since Shekhar's mother is fine she keeps insisting that they should go back to their home in the US.
However, things take a nasty turn when a member of the enemy family is captured, and then publicity beheaded in the courtyard of Shekhar's father Narsimha's house. She is shocked beyond words. More that that, she is now very apprehensive of the influences that may occur on her three-year old son to whom her father-in-law is very attached. Out of this concern, she gets into a couple of very intense confrontations with her father-in-law is very attached. Out of this concern, she gets into a couple of very intense confrontations with her father-in-law leading to a very intense situation within the family.
Unfortunately, her father-in-law is tricked by his politician associate into sending Shekhar to meet the collector, and brutally murdered by the enemy family. Nandini is heart-broken and wants to leave for the US immediately. But, her father-in-law now insists on keeping her son with him.
She fights this decision, but to no avail, as he is strong and extremely stubborn. So, she tries to escapes on her own. After two failures, she is locked up in an outhouse. Fortunately, the women of the family are compassionate and help her to escape with her son. Her father-in-law sends his men to track her down and bring the grandson back.
When they manage to coner her on the outskirts of the town, a stranger intervenes and saves her from them. He is a pretty bootlegger whose only ambition in life is to go to Dubai and earn lots of dollars. She hires him with all the dollars that she has to help her and her son reach airport. and protect them from the goons.
Thus begins a dangerous and eventful journey, wherein the nameless bootlegger escorts her protecting her from her father-in-law's men as well as the enemy family who is also out to kill her son. Back in their house, upon seeing her husband murderously plotting to destroy Nandini, her mother-in-law congronts him and threatens to immolate herself if he persists in his intensions.
On the rough terrain, the enemy's goons catch up with Nandini. Just when it seems as if she won't make it. the bootlegger manages to stop a train by breaking the signal. He then single-handedly prevents the enemy goons from attacking Nandini and her child, Finally he makes sure that Nandini and her child escape in the train but ends up getting fatally injured by them. He dies holding his dreams of dollars in his hands.
Just as Nandini reaches the airport and feels secure, to her utter dismay her father-in-law lands up there. However he has a change of heart and he begs for forgiveness from her. He pleads with her to bring her son i.e., his grandson to perform his last rites when he dies. Blessing her, he leaves and Nandini makes her way to the US with her son.