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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Shalini Sahay
Supriya Pathak ...
Chief Minister Madamji
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Mrs. Ahmedi
Anant Jog ...
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Bhaggu
Farooq Shaikh ...
Kaul
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Scarlett Mellish Wilson ...
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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The scene where Dr Ahmedi lands and is giving an interview to the Journalist the scene switches to TV (showing the same interview), here it is obvious that the scene is shot at a different time since Dr Ahmedi's Beard is heavier in the TV scene plus the men standing at the back between the switch. See more »

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Version of Z (1969) See more »

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Morcha
Singers: Raja Hasan, Vishal Dadlani
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Decent follow up is with "Z"

I really enjoyed watching this latest Political thrillers like the west since our cinema mostly aims at only entertainment as an escape from the real life. The acting is great, the storyline is well written with adequate character development to let you get emotionally invested. The film is based on Greek writer Vassilis Vassilikos' political novel "Z" on which director Costa-Gavras also made his project titled "Z" (French) in 1969, which means "He is Alive" in a symbolic form. But SHANGHAI actually scores much higher than all the earlier political thrillers made in the country mainly due to its subtle and calm treatment of an intense plot which keeps you engrossed especially in its second half.Emraan Hashmi has shown real talent that he is much more capable of apart from smooching leading lady. If you love true cinema, go for SHANGHAI.


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