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My Wife's Murder (2005)

After a brief argument, a husband accidentally hits his wife leading to her death. Things goes murkier when a tough cop is suspecting him for the murder and the latter tries his best to evade the law.

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Jijy Philip

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Atul Sabharwal
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Credited cast:
Anil Kapoor ... Ravi Patwardhan
Suchitra Krishnamoorthi ... Sheela R. Patwardhan
Nandana Sen ... Reena Wadhwa
Rajesh Tandon Rajesh Tandon ... Raj (Reena's boyfriend)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Master Zain Ansari Master Zain Ansari ... Ravi's Son
Abhay Bhargava ... Tapan Bannerjee (Ravi's Neighbour)
Boman Irani ... Inspector Tejpal Randhawa
Mangala Kenkre ... Sheela's Mother
Manish Khanna ... Police Inspector
Maariayah Khatri Maariayah Khatri ... Minnie
Abhijit Lahiri Abhijit Lahiri ... Sheela's Father
Lalit Parashar Lalit Parashar ... Hotel Owner
Meenakshi Verma Meenakshi Verma ... Tejpal's Wife
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Ravi Pathwardhan and editor lives middle class life with his wife Sheela and two kids.Sheela suspects him of having an affair with his assistant Reena.Sheela's continuous nagging frustrates Ravi in a fit of anger he hits her in following which Sheela dies after hitting self on the head.Ravi dispose her body in the pond and lodges her missing complaint along with her father.Inspector Tejpal whose investigating the case finds many loopholes in it and suspicion leading directly to Ravi. Written by alex.mjacko@gmail.com

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

19 August 2005 (India) See more »

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Ajay Devgan was cast in the lead role as he was to produce the film with Ram Gopal Varma. After a problem between the two, Ajay left the film. It was titled Murder at Shrikrishna Building. See more »

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Best Movie of the Year.
12 September 2005 | by ChiBronSee all my reviews

Just a 2 second flash of Anil's face after his wife slaps him was enough to tell me MWM, at the very least, would feature a stunning performance from Anil Kapoor. And right I was. This is the best male performance of the year. Anil's ability to convey so much through subtle changes of his face and body is like watching beautiful art unfold on the screen. There are moments in the movie where he just falls apart....its really something to watch. Ur heart goes out to his character. And this tremendous performance is further enhanced by the overall product MWM is. Well etched characters, excellent background music, technically slick(RGV production after all) and a screenplay so brilliantly written that there isn't a single boring frame in the entire movie. Every scene builds the tension and gets the viewer engrossed into the characters' lives like few movies have. Director Jijy Philip deserves BIG TIME kudos for perfectly executing this realistic thriller and extracting superb performances from the entire cast(even the cute little KIDS rock). Boman Irani continues to amaze me with his ability to BECOME every character he plays. It's hard not to love this guy. The girl who played Rani's younger sister in Black(don't know her name) is very solid as well....and I especially love how her and Anil's relationship is portrayed throughout.

Bottomline, MWM is a must-see. A simple story taken to great heights with an award worthy screenplay and spectacular performances from everybody, especially Anil and Boman.


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