Shakti: The Power is a 2002 Indian action drama film directed by Krishna Vamsi and starring Karisma Kapoor, Nana Patekar and Sanjay Kapoor in leading roles, Shah Rukh Khan, Deepti Naval, Ritu Shivpuri and Prakash Raj in supporting roles while Aishwarya Rai appears in an Item number. The film is a remake of Telugu film Anthapuram (1998), which was based on the real-life story of Betty Mahmoody. The original story of real life escape of Betty Mahmoody is depicted in the movie Not Without My Daughter which itself was based on Betty Mahmoodys book of the same name. It is considered to be one of Karisma Kapoors best performances both hers and Nana Patekars acting was acclaimed by fans and critics and received several nominations at a number of award ceremonies. Despite this, commercially it did not perform as well as expected.