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Shootout at Wadala (2013)

 |  Action, Crime  |  3 May 2013 (India)
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The first-ever registered encounter by the Mumbai Police, which took place on November 1, 1982. Based on a true story.

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The first-ever registered encounter by the Mumbai Police, which took place on November 1, 1982. Based on a true story.

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INR 260,000,000 (estimated)

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$61,604 (USA) (10 May 2013)

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$369,310 (USA) (24 May 2013)
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During development the real names of Dawood Ibrahim and other characters were used, but following the trailer the film went through troubles and hence all names except Manya's were changed. See more »

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In the final shootout, policemen are armed with 6-shot revolvers. No one is seen reloading and more than six shots are fired. See more »

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Zubair Imtiaz Haskar: Kaam kya karega?
Manya Surve: Sharir mein 206 haddiya hain aur samvidhan mein 1670 kanoon. Haddi se lekar kanoon... sab thodta hoon!
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An Engaging Action Film!
3 May 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Inspired from journalist S Hussain Zaidi's non-fiction book Dongri to Dubai, 'Shootout at Wadala', Directed by Sanjay Gupta, is An Engaging Action Film, that re-tells Late Gangster Manya Surve's bloodied story. Gupta handles the film well, while the Screenplay & Performances are note-worthy.

'Shootout at Wadala' is based on the first-ever registered encounter by Mumbai police, where Gangster Manya Surve was shot dead, in Mumbai on 11 January 1982.

'Shootout at Wadala' is extremely violent & disturbing. The violence depicted on-screen appears real & horrifying. Of course, the Action-Sequences are rustic & effective, but there is just too much of gore. The Faint-Hearted better stay away!

Gupta's Screenplay is note-worthy & is engaging. The first-hour is power-packed, while the second-hour culminates with a nail-biting finale. Gupta's Direction is stylish. He's in form after a long, long time. Cinematography is rustic. Editing could've been sharper. Music by Multiple Music Directors is fair.

Performance-Wise: John Abraham as Manya Surve, gives an all-out performance. He's believable all through. Anil Kapoor is simply superb as the tough cop. He stands out! Kangna Ranaut is wonderful, while Tusshar has his moments. Manoj Bajpai is flawless in a relatively small role. Bajpai never disappoints! Sonu Sood is another topper. He enacts an important role with terrific ease. Ronit Roy is excellent. Mahesh Manjrekar is perfect. Sidharth Kapoor holds tremendous potential as an actor. Jackie Shroff shines in a cameo. Raju Kher is brilliant. Priyanka Chopra, Sunny Leone & Sophie sparkle in item numbers.

On the whole, 'Shootout at Wadala' re-tells a true story, efficiently.


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