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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 ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vishwanathan / Wisam Ahmed Kashmiri
Rahul Bose ...
Col. Jaganaathan
Dr. Nirupama
Andrea Jeremiah ...
Jaideep Ahlawat ...
Terrorist Leader
Zarina Wahab ...
Naren Weiss ...
Osama Bin Laden (as Nareen)
Tom Black
Captain Joe, USMC POW
Chris Kotcher ...
Tollbooth Operator
Greg Sammis ...
F.B.I. Agent


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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Release Date:

25 January 2013 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

The Jihadi Warrior  »

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INR 950,000,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Actress Shriya saran was initially casted for the Ashmita role. But later Andrea was Selected by Kamalahassan. See more »


In one scene a helicopter is shown flying just above a forest with dead trees and fallen leaves. But there is no movement in the trees or leaves as the helicopter is flying. See more »


Ashmita: God will save us, Which god?
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Followed by Vishwaroopam 2 (2015) See more »


Written by: Vairamuthu
Produced by: Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by: Suraj Jagan
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Vishwaroopam, a technical masterpiece, competing against any world class making
27 January 2013 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

Vishwaroopam - Technically ... the best Indian movie I've seen so it content, cinematography, audiography, art and editing. Multi-layered screenplay ... director Kamal scores here.... the movie is definitely a little slow when you're watching especially the afghan episode in first half ... once the movie is over and when it sinks in after a couple of hours .. you'd think of watching again for the making. The songs gelled really well with the movie however the bgm was very disappointing that most of the scenes were blank and brought down the pace of the movie.

Kamal Haasan's transformation was stunning and unexpected. 10/10 as an actor. Rahul bose's performance was noteworthy. Remaining actors Pooja Kumar, Andrea and Shekar Kapoor did a decent job. Very good casting.

On the controversy... there is nothing shown against Islam or Muslims.. in fact there were a couple of jokes about Hindus/Brahmins. The movie has attempted to show jihads as they are .. nothing that we've never seen in TV/Internet ... There is just a 1 minute scene in the whole movie that shows Indian Muslims in a great way and the amount of pain caused to Muslims and their families by these terrorists and the way the world treats Muslims (including Indian Hindus). This one scene forms the core... making it the most Muslim friendly movie ever. The only reason for you to get offended would be that you're a jihad and you don't like a movie that shows you who you are and what you have done.

$15 not down the drain.. in fact I'm thinking of night show tonight ... something I've never done in my life!

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