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Cast

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Vishwanathan / Wisam Ahmed Kashmiri
Rahul Bose ...
Omar
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Col. Jaganaathan
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Dr. Nirupama
Andrea Jeremiah ...
Ashmita
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Salim
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Terrorist Leader
Zarina Wahab ...
Psychiatrist
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Deepak
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Dawkins
Naren Weiss ...
Osama Bin Laden (as Nareen)
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Tom Black
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Captain Joe, USMC POW
Chris Kotcher ...
Tollbooth Operator
Greg Sammis ...
F.B.I. Agent
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Vishwanathan, a Kathak dance teacher in New York, is in a rather happy marriage with Nirupama who is a nuclear oncologist. She hires a detective to keep a watch on her husband, who apparently ends up in a wrong place that reveals Vishwanathan's true identity. Written by Sharath Chandra

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25 January 2013 (Germany)  »

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INR 950,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Director Selvaraghavan was expected to direct this film but dropped out. See more »

Goofs

During the sequence of flashback in Afghanistan, some weapons are shown incorrectly as being used by the Taliban. These includes the FN Minimi (predominantly shown in a scene as being fired at a helicopter by an aged Mujaheddin) and INSAS Rifle (shown as kept in the armoury). See more »

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Afghan Woman in village destroyed by air raid: First the English came, then the Russians, then the Taliban, then the Americans, and now you
[the Al Qaeda]
Afghan Woman in village destroyed by air raid: ... Men are nothing but just monkeys with tails in the front.
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Followed by Vishwaroopam 2 See more »

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Main Radha Tu Shaam
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Written by: Javed Akhtar
Produced by: Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by: Kamal Haasan and Shankar Mahadevan
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Excellent, Intelligent, Extraordinary
25 January 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Kamal Hasan is the man who always thinks high about the technical standards of the movie, can did once again a fantastic technically high standard movie. This movie should be the best ever Tamil movie came out till date in Tamil cinema history because of its technical sound and having a standard of an international things with it. As an actor we all know that he is the best man in industry and he proved it once again through this film. Tremendous acting as three different characters. Being a director cum writer, after hey-ram Kamal Hasan Written a brilliant script with high thrilling line. Even Hollywood movies too not defines this much of things about USA and Afganistan. His style of making and narration holds the Tamil cinema to next level and make it as an international movie. This movie is the must watch movie and sure it is one of the best movie ever made. Go and watch it for the brilliance of Kamal Hasan. My rating is 10/10. EXCELLENT....


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