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Unnaipol Oruvan (2009)

A common man tries to fight terrorism by making anonymous calls to cops. Will he succeed?

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Cast

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Anonymous
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Commissioner Eashwar Prasad (Telugu version) (as Venkatesh)
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Chief Secretary to CM of TN
Anuja Iyer ...
Natasha Rajkumar
Poonam Kaur ...
Anu Sethuraman
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Inspector Sethu
Mukhtar Khan ...
Ibrahim Abdullah
Prem ...
Inspector Zachariah
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Actor Aravind Babu
Santhana Bharathi ...
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Complainant
R.S. Shivaji ...
Sub-Inspector Babu Rao
Sarath Mandava ...
Inspector Mallesh
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A common man tries to fight terrorism by making anonymous calls to cops. Will he succeed?

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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18 September 2009 (India)  »

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KamalHassan Daughter shruthi hassan sung title track of this film. See more »

Goofs

In one of the calls made to the commissioner's mobile phone, the protagonist (Kamal Haasan) uses his own mobile phone placed to his left rather than using the array of temporary, stripped down phones that were arranged on his right exclusively to make these fake calls with fake SIM cards. He could have been easily found out during this call itself. See more »

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Poor Remake
22 December 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

With a Stellar star cast, they have managed to churn out a mediocre remake. At least if they had stuck to the original script, they would have done justice to movie. A half hearted attempt at showing some originality. Kamal of Dashavataram and Anbe-Sivam, associating with this kind of production quality is not acceptable. Some of Kamal's earlier Hindi remakes like Kurudipunal, were actually better than the original. I have watched "A Wednesday" more than 5 times, while it was so hard to see this even once. Lakhsmi's acting is also a great let down, and the raw anger in Arif character was excellently portrayed by "jimmy Shergil" could not be matched in this movie. Mohanlal was a bad choice for the commissioner role, I was actually expecting Nasser in that role. Probably if Kamala Hasan was not part of this movie, my expectations would have been less. ...a forgettable Kamal movie..after a long time..


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