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Vishwaroopam (2013)

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A classical dancer is suspected by his wife, who sets an investigator behind him. Problems arise when she finds that he has a very dark connection with a world no one can ever think of being, and that he would be from there.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Vishwanathan / Wisam Ahmed Kashmiri
... Omar
... Col. Jaganaathan
... Dr. Nirupama
... Ashmita
... Salim
... Terrorist Leader (as Nasser)
... Psychiatrist
... Deepak
... Dawkins
Naren Weiss ... Osama Bin Laden (as Nareen)
... Tom Black
... Captain Joe, USMC POW
Chris Kotcher ... Tollbooth Operator
Greg Sammis ... F.B.I. Agent
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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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1 February 2013 (India)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 950,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,000,000, 31 January 2013

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 2,200,000,000
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first Indian film to be mixed in Auro 3D, a 11.1 surround sound format. See more »

Goofs

In one scene a helicopter is shown flying just above a forest with dead trees and fallen leaves. But there is no movement in the trees or leaves as the helicopter is flying. See more »

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Wiz: Marne se saare paap dhul jaate hain kya?
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The last sequence contains some scenes indicating a sequel Vishwaroop 2. See more »

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Followed by Vishwaroopam 2 See more »

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Main Radha Tu Shaam
Written by Javed Akthar
Performed by Kamal Haasan & Shankar Mahadevan
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A Magnum Opus from Kamal Hassan

To start off with, I don't know why Muslims are protesting against this film. The charges that they make are untrue. The film doesn't insult or defame any religion. I request the protesters to allow the movie to get released so that everyone could get a chance to enjoy this masterpiece and know the truth.

Coming to the movie, this film will definitely go down in history as one of the best Indian Films. We Indians should be proud that a Indian film maker had made a movie on par with International standards, maybe even more.

The films opens up with a brilliant Kathak dance. Kamal Hassan has mastered this art and the effort he has put in really shows. The scene where he shows his stunt skills will give you goose pumps. From there onwards the movie picks up on a rapid pace. There isn't even a single dull moment in the film. The screenplay is very good and every scene has been filmed with lot of conviction. The movie runs for 135 mins but it could have been a little longer. I can't wait to watch Vishwaroopam II.


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