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A Wednesday (2008)

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A retiring police officer reminiscences about the most astounding day of his career, a case that was never filed but continues to haunt him in his memories - the case of a man and a Wednesday.

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Prakash Rathod - Commissioner of Police
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Bomb Planter
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Deepal Shaw ...
Naina Roy - Television Journalist
Aamir Bashir ...
Inspector Jai Pratap Singh
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vijay Bhatia ...
Mohammmad Zaheer (as Vije Bhatia)
Mukesh Bhatt ...
Rajendra Chawla ...
Jaishankar Tiwari
Snehal Dabi ...
Shambhu 'Electric Baba'
Rohitash Gaud ...
Ikhlaque Ahmed
Gaurav Kapoor ...
Ajay Khanna - Bollywood actor
Seema Malik ...
Anu S. Singh
Aayam Mehta ...
Shankar Patil
Kali Prasad Mukherjee ...
Ibrahim Khan
Alok Narula ...
Raj Sharma
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A man calls up the Mumbai police, and tells them he has placed five different bombs in the city -- all set to go off in some time. He wants four terrorists in exchange. Does he get them? Who is behind it all? What's his motive? Is there more than meets the eye? Written by Saurabh Roy

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Quotes

Prakash Rathod - Commissioner of Police: Are you afraid?
Jai Pratap Singh - PI: No sir!
Prakash Rathod - Commissioner of Police: Are you married?
Jai Pratap Singh - PI: Two years ago!
Prakash Rathod - Commissioner of Police: Do you have a child?
Jai Pratap Singh - PI: I have a 3 month old daughter!
Prakash Rathod - Commissioner of Police: What if you die?
Jai Pratap Singh - PI: I don't care!
Prakash Rathod - Commissioner of Police: I want you to find the bombs within ten minutes!
Jai Pratap Singh - PI: You'll get it sir!
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"When's day"
15 September 2008 | by (India) – See all my reviews

So when's that day??? When we will rise like phoenix from the ashes.......

So cutting it out to the movie........

First lets talk about the movie...... Movie per se is too good and I was moved by the very idea of the movie. As i am not checking the spoiler box, I must be brief......Though the movie is incomparable and nothing can be said without exposing the plot. Now I can easily say that Bollywood is showing some of its traits that can be compared to a Hollywood movie. The idea of the movie is among the best I have ever seen. This movie should go for Oscars not involving any kind of politics this time.

Lets see what can be said about the components of the movie, to start with we have 2 of the greatest Bollywood actor in the movie and chosen aptly for the roles. The four terrorists are chosen correctly for the role and also their getup is quite nice and appropriate. In the acting department only Deepal Shaw has shown some weakness, otherwise all the actors for big and small roles have shown their skills. Screenplay is good with too many story running simultaneously at the start of the movie. Cinematography is also fine with the scenes on the road, from the streets and all, also appreciable amount of money has been spent on it too. Background score is a bit too loud but some may find it appropriate but its not.....Editing is nice enough as the coherence is evident in the movie. Now what ..... the king of all ...... Mr Niraj, the director of the movie, he has done a great job by managing all the accoutrement on his back and using the right card at the right time.........This movie has an effect and is generally followed by a deep thinking........ "When there's a match between India and Pakistan.....and when India loses ... ESPN & STAR SPORTS are not blamed" It simply says that stop blaming the accessory, take the responsibility of failure, then only you deserve the accolades.


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