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Shanghai (2012)

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Prime leader of a campaign against a big government project is killed in what appears to be a road accident. An IAS officer is ordered to probe the incident and the veils of falsehood begin to drop.

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Jogi Parmar
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T.A. Krishnan
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Dr. Ahmedi
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Anant Jog ...
Jaggu
Pitobash ...
Bhaggu
Farooq Shaikh ...
Kaul
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Megh Pant ...
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Vinod
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Tina Ray
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Prime leader of a campaign against a big government project is killed in what appears to be a road accident. An IAS officer is ordered to probe the incident and the veils of falsehood begin to drop.

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First Banarjee film with music from a mainstream composer like Vishal-Shekhar. See more »

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Remake of Z (1969) See more »

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Duaa
Singers: Nandini Srikar, Arijit Singh, Shekhar Ravjiani
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Don't expect masses to like this art
13 June 2012 | by (anonymous) – See all my reviews

When me and two of my closest friends, me and one of my bros were quite skeptical after reading the trashy review the people are giving on the social networking sites,but had it not been for my other bro, we were inches away from missing probably one of the best Indian cinema made in the last decade.

Taking a detour from every clichés of Indian political cinema, rather Indian cinema , This movie has no melodramatic dialogue, no over the top meaningless item number( imported kamariya does have an importance in the story, not just an added novelty and is presented in a way that we do not get distracted from the movie), no sad songs ( though i would have liked the inclusion of the song Duaa) and the biggest of them all, no ENTERTAINMENT. if you want to watch this on a Sunday evening with the family for entertainment, just forget it. if you want gritty realistic , will make you think type of cinema, your best bet. Good direction , wobbly camera-work, very less makeup , good script, even better execution, and the nest acting by the three leads in a long time.

If you want to be ignorant or want a movie just to let you release mind's pressure, don't come and watch this. cause, Cinema is eventually an art form to let the reality be known in a merge with over the top neo surrealistic situations. and Shanghai completes the first part in excellence


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