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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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The character of Wisam is a reference to Arjuna in Mahabarath, more specifically the Virata Phase. This is a period in Mahabarath when the Pandavas had to spend their last year in exile in disguise. They live in a different country where they can be recognized. Arjuna takes the guise of a eunuch and teaches dance and song to the girls of the king. This is what exactly Wiz's character does as Vishwanth. See more »

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When Kamal Haasan engages in his first stunts-sequence, after kicking the guy behind him, it is clearly visible that he's holding the crane cable while hitting his next target. 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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References The Godfather (1972) See more »

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Koi Kahin
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Written by: Javed Akhtar
Produced by: Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by: Kamal Haasan and Nikhil D'Souza
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Gorgeous, impeccable
26 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Long I had a wound, when there'll be a Tamil movie on par with Hollywood. Vishwaroopam lives to heal that wound. A perfect action, thriller experience right from the start. Filming in Afghan, US marines in choppers, RAW - M16 modus operandi, screenplay, action - all in one, brilliant film making. There was just one song at the start, then it was all action and thrill. Kamal impeccably played the Bharatanatiyam teacher role, with feminist moves, body language. The shame is that Tamilnadu Govt. has banned this movie, our own people are pulling him down when he attempts to scales skies. The narrow minded section of the Indian society cannot digest the truth, they are sleeping in a deep well where there's no light. Shame, shame people, shame on you protesters.


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