Shakti-The Power is a 2002 Hindi action drama starring Karisma Kapoor, Nana Patekar, and Sanjay Kapoor. Karisma and Nana Patekar's performance was acclaimed and they both were nominated for the Best Actor Female and Male categories. Shakti- The Power is about Nandini who struggles to escape from the clutches of his violent father-in-law, who is engaged in feudal gang wars. The film highlights the problems of patriarchal society and the struggle of a mother to protect her son.
Shekhar/Nandini's husband later dies