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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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Neeraj Pandey (story)
Neeraj Pandey (script)
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Release Date:
5 September 2008 (India) See more »
A retiring police officer reminisces 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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Anupam Kher ... Prakash Rathod

Naseeruddin Shah ... The Common Man

Jimmy Shergill ... Arif Khan
Deepal Shaw ... Naina Roy
Aamir Bashir ... Jai Singh
Kali Prasad Mukherjee ... Ibrahim Khan (as K. P. Mukherjee)
Mukesh Bhatt ... Khurshid Lala
Gaurav Kapoor ... Ajay Khanna (as Gaurav Kapur)
Chetan Pandit ... Chief Minister
Veerendra Saxena ... Babu (as Virendra Saxsena)
Snehal Dabi ... Sambhu (Electric Baba) (as Snehal Dabhi)
Rohitash Gaud ... Ikjhlaque Ahmed (as Rohitashv Gaur)
Vijay Bhatia ... Mohammmad Zaheer (as Vije Bhatia)
Aayam Mehta ... Chief Minister's PA
Rajendra Chawla ... PA Assistant
Alok Narula ... Raj Sharma (Cameraman)
Parth ... Anuj (as Apurva Mehrotra)
Seema Malik ... Anu
Vicky Ahuja ... RDX Supplier
Namrata Sawhney ... Common Man's Wife
Manish Mundra ... Munna (Informer)
Parag Tyagi ... Aakash
Manoj Verma ... Chouhan
Bhagwan Tiwari ... Whattkar
Danish ... Rafiq
Jaywant Wadkar ... Traffic Constable
Sabudeen ... Constable 1275
Dhananjay Singh ... Mhatre
Jitendra Kumar ... Taxi Driver
Jani Karan ... A Man Behind Sambhu
Mahesh Kanual ... Stranger at Police Station (as Mahesh Kanwal)
Siddharth Bajaj ... Young Man in Train

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 
Costume Design by
Riyaz Ali Merchant 
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
Prakash Nathan .... marketing: distribution & syndication

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"A Common Man" - International (English title) (alternative title)
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India:104 min
Color (super 35mm)
Sound Mix:
Filming Locations:

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This was Neeraj's Pandey first filmSee more »
Anonymous:I am that person who is scared to travel in a bus. I am that person who either gets trapped in rain or in a blast.I am that person who used to doubt others just by looking at their wrists and i am also that person who is scared to grow beard and wear...See more »
Movie Connections:
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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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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
do yourself a favor , Go watch this movie !!, 7 September 2008
Author: Prashanth Patil from India

this is an awesome movie , a lot like my feelings , a common mans feelings towards the terror attacks in recent times , i hope this movie sends the right message to everyone including those involved in the terror acts , the message is "dont make us rebel back it will cost you", the acting of naseeruddin shah and anupam kher is fabulous, jimmy has done a excellent job in his role, and guys PLEASE Don't MISS THE LAST DIALOGUE , its is full of thrills, till end you'll never feel like getting up from your chair , its a short movie(100 mins) but full of masala , better watch this kind of sensible movies than watching some commercial non sense movies

to conclude do yourself a favor , go watch this movie

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This is not a good movie michalis612
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First indian movie that I like jonathanbonnier
Great story with great potential BUT... magicalangelicus
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