MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 581 this week

Special 26 (2013)
"Special Chabbis" (original title)

7.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 21,237 users  
Reviews: 96 user | 29 critic

Based on a real life group of con artists who pulled off many clever robberies during 1980s, and robbed famous businessmen and politicians by pretending to be the CBI or Income tax officers... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 21 titles
created 31 Dec 2012
 
a list of 32 titles
created 21 Jan 2013
 
a list of 32 titles
created 27 May 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 24 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Special 26" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Special 26 (2013)

Special 26 (2013) on IMDb 7.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Special 26.

User Polls

11 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Hera Pheri (2000)
Comedy | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Three unemployed men find the answer to all their money problems when they recieve a call from a kidnapper. However, things do not go as planned...

Director: Priyadarshan
Stars: Paresh Rawal, Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty
A Wednesday (2008)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A retiring police officer reminiscences about the most astounding day of his career, a case that was never filed but continues to haunt him in his memories - the case of a man and a Wednesday.

Director: Neeraj Pandey
Stars: Anupam Kher, Naseeruddin Shah, Jimmy Shergill
Baby I (2015)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

An elite counter-intelligence unit learns of a plot, masterminded by a maniacal madman. With the clock ticking, it's up to them to track the terrorists' international tentacles and prevent them from striking at the heart of India.

Director: Neeraj Pandey
Stars: Akshay Kumar, Danny Denzongpa, Kay Kay Menon
Action | Biography | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian athlete and seven-time national steeplechase champion who becomes one of the most feared dacoits in Chambal Valley after his retirement.

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia
Stars: Irrfan Khan, Ravi Bhushan Bhartiya, Mahie Gill
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The truth behind the ascension of Milkha "The Flying Sikh" Singh who was scarred because of the India-Pakistan partition.

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Stars: Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor, Pavan Malhotra
Rowdy Rathore (2012)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A con man uncovers a deadly secret and must save his lady love, the small-town locals and the little girl who insists she's his daughter, from the mob.

Director: Prabhudheva
Stars: Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Nasser
Vicky Donor (2012)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A man is brought in by an infertility doctor to supply him with his sperm, where he becomes the biggest sperm donor for his clinic.

Director: Shoojit Sircar
Stars: Ayushmann Khurrana, Yami Gautam, Annu Kapoor
Kahaani (2012)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met her husband.

Director: Sujoy Ghosh
Stars: Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, Dhritiman Chatterjee
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A gangster sets out to fulfill his father's dream of becoming a doctor.

Director: Rajkumar Hirani
Stars: Sunil Dutt, Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi
Kai po che! (2013)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Three friends growing up in India at the turn of the millennium set out to open a training academy to produce the country's next cricket stars.

Director: Abhishek Kapoor
Stars: Amit Sadh, Sushant Singh Rajput, Rajkummar Rao
Jab We Met (2007)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A depressed wealthy businessman finds his life changing after he meets a spunky and care-free young woman.

Director: Imtiaz Ali
Stars: Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Tarun Arora
Holiday (2014)
Action | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A military officer attempts to hunt down a terrorist, destroy a terrorist gang and deactivate the sleeper cells under its command.

Director: A.R. Murugadoss
Stars: Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Freddy Daruwala
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Ajay Singh
Kajal Agarwal ...
Priya Chavan
...
CBI Officer Wasim Khan
...
Senior Inspector Ranvir Singh
...
Shanti
...
P. K. Sharma
...
Joginder
Kishore Kadam ...
Iqbal
Tiku Talsania
Deep Raj Rana
Neeru Bajwa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vikas Shrivastav ...
CBI Officer Rajiv Gupte
Neetu Singh ...
Waseem Khan's Wife
Edit

Storyline

Based on a real life group of con artists who pulled off many clever robberies during 1980s, and robbed famous businessmen and politicians by pretending to be the CBI or Income tax officers and conducting raids, on the pretext of conducting raids they would take away all the black money hoarded by them. Written by Sufiyan Khan

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

raid | cbi | robbery | politician | money | See All (15) »

Taglines:

Asli power dil mein hoti hai (Real power resides within the heart)


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 February 2013 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Special 26  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Actor Anupam Kher who plays a vital role in this movie also played role of a con artist in another movie Khel (1992), which has a sequence that is based on the 1987 Zaveri Bazaar con job, the same incident that inspired this film. See more »

Goofs

After the first heist (set in the mid-1980s), Anupam Kher boards a two-tone blue-liveried train to Chandigarh with a WDP-4B locomotive (#40039). The WDP-4B class was introduced in 2010, and the blue livery in the late 1990s. See more »

Connections

References Aradhana (1969) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Very Special Chabbis......
9 February 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

An amazing movie with a very good twist in both the starting and the climax part. All actors have performed well and the movie is worth watching. The amazing weekend blockbuster starring Akshay Kumar, Kajal Aggarwal and supporting actors Manoj Bajpay, Anupam Kher and Jimmy Shergill. This movie marks the comeback of the greatest action star Akshay Kumar in his amazing comic role + serious role. This movie depicts four characters who looted the money of rich people like ministers and jewelery shop owners who were corrupt by claiming themselves to be CBI and in other case as Income Tax Dept. This issue is shown in the movie which refers to actual occurrence of such robberies in the 1980's in India.


26 of 30 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Plot Holes gauravthemystery
why these a$$h0les give 1* for such an awesome film? gourav_urslove
Rating will settle at 7.5 rraghav
Coming to Rock.....Akshay,Neera j gonna prove it yet again...Fingrs cros mayank_cool110
Real thief? kishan_99
Soundtrack / Music deejaypard
Discuss Special 26 (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?