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Vishwaroopam (2013)

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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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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 (India)  »

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The Jihadi Warrior  »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 950,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,000,000, 31 January 2013

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 325,000,000, 30 April 2013
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Trivia

In Wiz/Vishwanath's residence a black two sided statue can be seen. On one side is a king and other side is a queen. In the kathak sequence, the statue is placed against the mirror showing both sides of the statue in the same frame. It represents the role of Wiz in the movie, with double identities: effeminate dancer, and brutal RAW agent. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

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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Referenced in Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Unnai Kaanadhu Naan
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Written by: Kamal Haasan
Produced by: Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by: Kamal Haasan and Shankar Mahadevan
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Gorgeous, impeccable
26 January 2013 | by 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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