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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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Tollbooth Operator
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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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Action | Thriller

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1 February 2013 (India)  »

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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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In TV news shown when Obama talks about Taliban's momentum being broken, the news flash below says "Petroleum prices increased by 3%", hinting at the war on oil perspective. 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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References The Godfather (1972) See more »

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Vishwaroop
Written by Javed Akthar
Performed by Suraj Jagan
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An alluring experience we do not often come across at the movies from an Indian maker.
25 January 2013 | by See all my reviews

Brilliant film-making. If you are new to Indian films, start with this or if you want to show your non-Indian friend an Indian film, select this action-thriller classic. It takes some time to suck you in but once the ride kick starts you hardly get time to think about anything else. His vision is so majestic and out of the box. Visually stunning most of the time. I would describe this as a film with technically great, with high production value, with a casting perfectly fit, with great direction - good example for great film-making.

Much credit goes to Kamal Haasan. This is another example (After Hey Ram and Virumaandi) why I rate Kamal Haasan along with Maniratnam as the best film maker available in India at present. Vishwaroopam is one of the most intense action thriller I have ever watched. This is the kind of movie we say 'Almost perfect'.

All of us owe a big thanks to the legendary Kamal Haasan.


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