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Wazir (2016)

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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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Vidhu Vinod Chopra (story), Vidhu Vinod Chopra (screenplay) | 7 more credits »
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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
Nasir Khan Nasir 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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Storyline

'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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Country:

India

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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Trivia

Aditi Rao Hydari was cast after Vidhu Vinod Chopra saw her dance, See more »

Goofs

Farhan is suspended from ATS yet he gives orders to officers. See more »

Quotes

[You'll learn the game when you play the game... when you win and lose, then winning will teach you losing... when you play the game]
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Tere Liye
Written by A.M. Turaz
Produced by Prashant Pillai
Performed by Gagan Baderiya & Prashant Pillai
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Bollywood catching up
9 January 2016 | by JuanKaiusSee all my reviews

Bejoy Nambiar made waves when he directed Shaitan. A refreshing thriller with an amazing soundtrack and witty dialogues.

This time he's playing with the big boys. Amitab and Farhan, two of the best brains in bolly meet together for this intriguing game of chess, which is laden with twists and turns and takes you through an overall thrilling ride. Neil Nitin Mukesh is probably at his best again after Johnny Gaddar, but remember it was prem ratan dhan paayo, that got him the role in GoT. Aditi Rao Hydari is decent and carries off her character effortlessly like always. :D

But overall I feel this is a positive step for Bollywood. Kudos!


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