Sharpe's Challenge

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Sharpe's Challenge ★★½ 2006

After Waterloo, Richard Sharpe (Bean) is dispatched to India because a local Maharaja is threatening British interests. Things worsen when Sharpe discovers best friend Harper (O'Malley) is missing, a general's daughter (Brown) has been kidnapped, and the beautiful but scheming Madhuvanthi (Lakshmi) wants to use Richard to further her own ambitions. Filmed in Rajasthan, India; based on the Bernard Cornwell novels. The first new TV Sharpe adventure since 1997. 136m/C DVD . GB Sean Bean, Padma Lakshmi, Toby Stephens, Daragh O'Malley, Lucy Brown, Hugh Fraser, Michael Cochrane, Peter Symonds, Karan Panthaky; D: Tom Clegg; W: Russell Lewis. TV