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A Wednesday
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A Wednesday -- An anonymous caller demands the release of four militants in exchange for information on bombs planted around Mumbai City. Will his demands be met? There's more that meets the eye in  this shocking tale with a twist in the end.

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Director:
Writers:
Neeraj Pandey (story)
Neeraj Pandey (script)
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Release Date:
5 September 2008 (India) See more »
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Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
7 wins & 20 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Excellent movie, apt review. See more (102 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Anupam Kher ... Prakash Rathod - Commissioner of Police

Naseeruddin Shah ... Bomb Planter

Jimmy Shergill ... Arif Khan - ATS Officer
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 ... Khurshid Lala
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
Chetan Pandit ... Chief Minister
Parth ... Anuj Sharma
Veerendra Saxena ... Sub-Inspector Baburao Patil (as Virendra Saxsena)
Parag Tyagi ... Aakash Wadhkar
Jaywant Wadkar ... Policeman

Directed by
Neeraj Pandey 
 
Writing credits
Neeraj Pandey (story)

Neeraj Pandey (script)

Produced by
Shital Bhatia .... producer
Rajesh Ganguly .... line producer
B.L. Gautam .... executive producer
Sidharth Roy Kapoor .... co-producer (as Siddharth Roy Kapur)
Alpana Mishra .... associate producer
Abbas Rizvi .... co-producer
Anjum Rizvi .... producer
Ronnie Screwvala .... producer
 
Original Music by
Sanjoy Chowdhury 
 
Cinematography by
Fuwad Khan 
 
Film Editing by
Shree Narayan Singh 
 
Casting by
Indivar Bhatia 
 
Production Management
Gopal Bhasin .... unit production manager
Satish Mane .... assistant production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alankrata Seth .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Ameet Ahire .... adr assistant
Ameet Ahire .... dialogue editor
Ameet Ahire .... foley recordist
Jayant Vajpayee .... sound effects editor
 
Visual Effects by
Sagar Mehta .... visual effects artist
Anand Nayak .... visual effects artist
Ravindra Prajapati .... visual effects artist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ravi Kachhawa .... still photographer
Manoj Subir Mandal .... second assistant camera
Vinayak Radhakrishnan .... steadicam operator
Sumit Survase .... assistant camera
Kapil Verma .... steadicam operator
 
Editorial Department
Sandeep Sethy .... associate editor
 
Music Department
Javed Ali .... playback singer
Mahalakshmi Iyer .... playback singer (as Mahalakshmi)
Irshad Kamil .... lyricist
Sandeep Patil .... music producer
Shaan .... playback singer
Tochi .... playback singer
 
Other crew
Rajeev Acharya .... production accountant
Deepak Gawade .... location manager
Chandan Kachhawa .... publicity stills
Ravi Kachhawa .... publicity design
 

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India:104 min
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Color (super 35mm)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
This was Neeraj's Pandey first filmSee more »
Quotes:
Prakash Rathod - Commissioner of Police:He told me his name, but I won't let you know it, because people often search for the religion in the name.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Drishyam (2013)See more »
Soundtrack:
BekaliSee more »

FAQ

Which music or songs was playing in background when a female reporter getting ready to take interview from a person who got electric shock from an electrical pole? it starts with the word "Come On"
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43 out of 63 people found the following review useful.
Excellent movie, apt review., 6 September 2008
Author: Arun Iyer from Mumbai, India

Brilliant movie. A complete and wholesome masterpiece. A realistic and commendable approach to the ticking time bomb that is the resilience of the Mumbai population. I hope movies such as this, "Aamir", "Mumbai Meri Jaan" and others of this rank keep coming because movies such as these makes me proud of the Indian cinema fraternity.

The acting done by greats like Anupam Kher and Naseeruddin Shah cannot go unnoticed. The movie has a rather slow pace in the beginning but with time the movie grips and keeps you at the edge of your seat. Watch out for excellent dialogs exchanged in the end of the movie. Noteworthy performance by Jimmy Shergill and Aamir Bashir.

An absolute must-watch for everyone.

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