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A grief-stricken cop and an amputee grandmaster are brought together by a peculiar twist of fate as part of a wider conspiracy that has darkened their lives.

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Bejoy Nambiar

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Pandit Omkarnath Dhar
Farhan Akhtar ... Daanish Ali
Aditi Rao Hydari ... Ruhana Ali
Manav Kaul ... Yazaad Qureshi
Neil Nitin Mukesh ... Wazir
John Abraham ... S.P
Anjum Sharma Anjum Sharma ... Sartaj
Prakash Belawadi ... DCP
Murli Sharma ... Mahesh
Nasirr Khan Nasirr Khan ... Rameez (as Nassir Quazi)
Seema Bhargava ... Pammi (as Seema Pahwa)
Nishigandha Wad ... Ruhana's Mother (as Dr. Nishigandha Wad)
Saachi Tiwari Saachi Tiwari ... Noorie
Vaidehi Parshurami ... Nina
Vivekanand Singh Vivekanand Singh
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'Wazir' is a tale of two unlikely friends, a wheelchair-bound chess grandmaster and a brave ATS officer. Brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate, the two men decide to help each other win the biggest games of their lives. But there's a mysterious, dangerous opponent lurking in the shadows, who is all set to checkmate them. Written by Abhijat Joshi

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This New Year Make Your Best Move


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Country:

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

8 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

64 Squares See more »

Filming Locations:

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$586,028, 10 January 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$586,028, 10 January 2016
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Vinod Chopra Productions See more »
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Amitabh Bachchan's look in the film was designed by a team flown down from Los Angeles. See more »

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Ruhi (Qureshi's daughter) is supposed to be 13 years old. If she was 13, she should be in 7th or 8th grade, but clearly her notebook says 5th grade.The two grade difference could possibly be explained by the fact that she was probably part of a new schooling system. See more »

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Pandit Omkarnath Dhar: Khel Khel While you playfully keep playing this game, you will learn how this game is played; The wins and losses you have when you take chances, will teach you when you need to lose so that you can win; No one follows the code of conduct, deception is the only rule.
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Atrangi Yaari
Written by Gurpreet Saini and Deepak Ramola
Produced by Rochak Kohli
Performed by Amitabh Bachchan & Farhan Akhtar
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A thriller made better with the performances; a must-watch!
9 January 2016 | by vishakha-78488See all my reviews

Had been waiting for this release ever since I watched the first trailer. It was a pleasure watching Farhan in his role as an ATS officer; he did full justice to it. Big B's performance too was mind-blowing as usual. The supporting actors too made the plot more gripping with their convincing performances. Due to my love for literature, I personally thoroughly enjoyed the chess metaphors used in the movie; unlike others, it wasn't just a pointless thriller. Despite some little flaws here and there, I absolutely loved the movie. My first movie of the year was totally worth it and I really hope Bollywood doesn't disappoint the viewers with mindless drama in the days to follow. Cheers to a new year ahead!


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