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A Wednesday (2008)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 5 September 2008 (India)
A retiring police officer reminisces about the most astounding day of his career. About 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
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The Common Man
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Naina Roy
Aamir Bashir ...
Jai Singh
Kali Prasad Mukherjee ...
Ibrahim Khan (as K. P. Mukherjee)
Mukesh Bhatt ...
Gaurav Kapoor ...
Ajay Khanna (as Gaurav Kapur)
Chetan Pandit ...
Chief Minister
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Babu (as Virendra Saxsena)
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Sambhu (Electric Baba) (as Snehal Dabhi)
Rohitashv Gour ...
Ikjhlaque Ahmed (as Rohitashv Gaur)
Vije Bhatia ...
Mohammmad Zaheer
Aayam Mehta ...
Chief Minister's PA
Rajendra Chawla ...
PA Assistant
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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

Anonymous: Mr. Rathod, what do you do if a cockroach enters your house? You don't make it your pet, you just kill it. These pests were spoiling my house and now I want to clean it.
Prakash Rathod - Commissioner of Police: Who are you?
Anonymous: I'm someone who is afraid to get into a bus or a train these days. I'm someone whose wife thinks that he is going to war while I'm actually going to my work. She is afraid that I may not return. She calls up every two hours to find if I had my tea, to find if I had my lunch. Actually she wants to find out whether ...
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Jalwa
Written by Irshad Kamil
Composed by Sanjoy Chowdhury
Performed by Shaan
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Great Eye Opener
5 September 2008 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Great Movie, Good thriller and always maintains the intensity. There is no part in the movie which gets you bored. Its full time Entertainment. The movie is short but up to the point. This is a movie where Naseerudin Shah is like a One Man Army who takes over the whole of Bombay police. I really enjoyed it. We need more movies like this. Very Creative.

Technically very correct and the movie has a lot of logic. The Direction is superb. Unlike other movies, there are no songs in the movie. The movie can be viewed by family and even teens and I think its for all type of age groups. The whole movie is like the game of chess. Its a puzzle till the end which bursts out at last releasing a shock wave across the movie theatre.


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