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Vishwaroopam (2013)

Not Rated | | Action, Thriller | 25 January 2013 (India)
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When a classical dancer's suspecting wife sets an investigator behind him, a series of violent events are triggered, revealing his real identity and connection to a darker world.

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Kamal Haasan

Writers:

H. Banerjee (Subtitles), Kamal Haasan | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kamal Haasan ... Vishwanathan / Wisam Ahmed Kashmiri
Rahul Bose ... Omar
Shekhar Kapur ... Col. Jaganaathan
Pooja Kumar ... Dr. Nirupama
Andrea Jeremiah ... Ashmita
Jaideep Ahlawat ... Salim
Nassar ... Terrorist Leader (as Nasser)
Zarina Wahab ... Psychiatrist
Samrat Chakrabarti ... Deepak
Miles Anderson ... Dawkins
James Babson ... Tom Black
Jude S. Walko ... Captain Joe, USMC POW
Chris Kotcher ... Tollbooth Operator
Greg Sammis Greg Sammis ... F.B.I. Agent
David Scott Diaz ... FBI Agent Dave
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Storyline

Vishwanathan, a Kathak dance teacher in New York, is in a rather happy marriage with Nirupama who is a nuclear oncologist. She hires a detective to keep a watch on her husband, who apparently ends up in a wrong place that reveals Vishwanathan's true identity. Written by Sharath Chandra

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Action | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil | Hindi | Telugu | Arabic | Pushto

Release Date:

25 January 2013 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Jihadi Warrior See more »

Filming Locations:

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India See more »

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Budget:

INR 950,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | 12-Track Digital Sound (Auro 11.1)| Auro 11.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Initially it was decided to release the movie in DTH service before releasing it in theatres. See more »

Goofs

During the sequence of flashback in Afghanistan, some weapons are shown incorrectly as being used by the Taliban. These includes the FN Minimi (predominantly shown in a scene as being fired at a helicopter by an aged Mujaheddin) and INSAS Rifle (shown as kept in the armoury). See more »

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Wiz: Will they celebrate the death of humans like Diwali?
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Crazy Credits

The last sequence contains some scenes indicating a sequel Vishwaroop 2. See more »

Alternate Versions

In UK, the film was slightly cut to avoid a 15 rating. After the company chose to remove two moments of bloody violence amounting to 11 seconds, a 12A rating was given. See more »

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Referenced in Vaalu (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Anu Vidhaiththa Boomiyile
(Tamil)
Written by: Kamal Haasan
Produced by: Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa
Performed by: Kamal Haasan and Nikhil D'Souza
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Excellent, Intelligent, Extraordinary
25 January 2013 | by ramanniyan2008See all my reviews

Kamal Hasan is the man who always thinks high about the technical standards of the movie, can did once again a fantastic technically high standard movie. This movie should be the best ever Tamil movie came out till date in Tamil cinema history because of its technical sound and having a standard of an international things with it. As an actor we all know that he is the best man in industry and he proved it once again through this film. Tremendous acting as three different characters. Being a director cum writer, after hey-ram Kamal Hasan Written a brilliant script with high thrilling line. Even Hollywood movies too not defines this much of things about USA and Afganistan. His style of making and narration holds the Tamil cinema to next level and make it as an international movie. This movie is the must watch movie and sure it is one of the best movie ever made. Go and watch it for the brilliance of Kamal Hasan. My rating is 10/10. EXCELLENT....


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