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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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Naina Roy
Aamir Bashir ...
Ibrahim Khan (as K. P. Mukherjee)
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Gaurav Kapoor ...
Ajay Khanna (as Gaurav Kapur)
Chetan Pandit ...
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Babu (as Virendra Saxsena)
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 ...
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Worst movie in the top 250..
15 February 2017 | by See all my reviews

There are a few films in the 'Top 250' that I do not care for, but that could be because I wasn't engrossed in the story, or didn't find the characters compelling.. I wouldn't call them bad though.. 'A Wednesday' is the exception.

How it currently has an 8.4 is beyond me. It has a few okay moments, and the plot isn't the worst. But the execution was straight up bad. Some of the acting is awful, with some truly terrible writing.. some of the delivery of lines was just horrendous (Albeit pretty funny). The score sucks, the sound effects sound like they are ripped from a 90's fighting game. They actually made the fight scenes pretty entertaining (If that was what they were going for, they succeeded).

If like me you are curious as you have seen it on the Top 250, do yourself a favour and don't bother. It really isn't worth it. I learnt that the hard way.

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