2, a film by Aejaz Gulab, is another
attempt to make a sequel to a successful movie of 2004 Ab Tak Chhappan. Offlate,
it has become a trend to make a sequel, but it becomes challenging to carry
forward the legacy of success. Ab Tak Chhappan 2 is not as good as its original
revolves around Inspector Sadhu Agashe (Nana Patekar), an encounter specialist.
It is being said that the character of Sadhu Agashe is inspired by the life of
Police Sub-Inspector with Mumbai Police force Daya Nayak.
with Sadhu in confession room, where he explains about the basic difference
between reality and perception to ex Police Commissioner Pradhan (Mohan
Agashe). The story moves into flash back.
(Revathy) murder, he moves out of the city and gets settled in Goa with his
only son Aman (Tanmay Jahagirdar). Initial frames are shown Sadhu frying fish,
playing marbles with local kids, paddling a boat etc. He is being invited by
Home Minister Janardhan Jagirdar (Vikram Gokhale) to join back the force to
lead the encounter tasks in Mumbai city, which he denies. Aman tries to
convince Sadhu to join back the force. Aman’s one statement- “My dad is a cop
not fisherman”- inspires Sadhu to join back the force. Sadhu reestablishes
contacts with his informers and a series of encounters begin. Ashutosh Rana is
part of his team. Gul Panag plays the role of crime reporter.
predictable thereafter. Lot of killings, double games, power hunger etc.
projected in the movie. And as expected, having reinstated in police force
brought new challenges for Sadhu.
is definitely an out and out Nana Patekar movie, but fails to impress.