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A Wednesday
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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 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... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
7 wins & 20 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Relevant to the current situation in India See more (97 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Anupam Kher ... Prakash Rathod - Commissioner of Police

Naseeruddin Shah ... Common Man / 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
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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
Siddharth Roy Kapur .... co-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
 
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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Did You Know?

Quotes:
Prakash Rathod - Commissioner of Police:Whatever you are doing is wrong.This is not the right way.
Anonymous:But today i am concerned only about the end-result, not the way to achieve it.
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Drishyam (2013)See more »
Soundtrack:
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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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27 out of 39 people found the following review useful.
Relevant to the current situation in India, 6 September 2008
Author: Gishu Pillai from Bombay, India

I gave an extra point just for the fact that this is relevant cinema. Instead of churning out the next round of mindlessness that earns 140 crores due to the multiplexed masses, this one tries to talk about the current helplessness faced by the common man in India. The topic for discussion is terrorism. The movie begins with a phone call to the Police Commissioner informing him of bombs and asking for the release of 4 terrorists.. The movie then predictably moves into the Negotiator and clock ticking genre.

The acting is well done, the plot maybe not that believable but the dialogue at the end is gripping and humane. Naseer and Anupam are as good as they are - no surprises there. There are no songs (GOOD!) and the movie chugs along at an okay pace.. The movie doesn't have a solution... rightly so coz terrorism has none too I believe. It just voices out the anguish of the little the common man expects but has become a rarity now. Expect no hitchcockian twists and you should be happy for the price of your ticket. Certain things that we "get used to" leads to the entire society being trodden upon. Not saying NO at the right time leads to a heavy price in the future. Recommended for a late night snack watch.

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