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Special 26 (2013)

Special Chabbis (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 8 February 2013 (India)
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A gang of con-men rob prominent rich businessmen and politicians by posing as C.B.I and income tax officers.

Director:

Neeraj Pandey

Writer:

Neeraj Pandey
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Akshay Kumar ... Ajay
Anupam Kher ... Sharma Ji
Manoj Bajpayee ... Waseem
Jimmy Sheirgill ... Ranveer Singh
Kajal Aggarwal ... Priya
Divya Dutta ... Shanti Ji
Kishore Kadam ... Iqbal
Rajesh Sharma ... Joginder
Deep Raj Rana ... Rahul (as Deepraj Rana)
Vipin Sharma ... ACP (Fake)
Sukhwinder Chahal Sukhwinder Chahal ... Minister Gupta (as Sukhvinder Chahal)
Abha Parmar Abha Parmar ... Minister's Wife
Mukesh Bhatt ... Minister's PA
Ujjwal Chopra Ujjwal Chopra ... Solanki
Tiku Talsania ... Magandas (as Tiku C. Talsania)
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Storyline

Based on real life incidents that occurred in India in 1987-88, the storyline revolves around a group of con artists who pulled off many clever robberies during 1980s, and robbed famous businessmen and politicians by pretending to be the CBI or Income tax officers and conducting raids. On the pretext of conducting raids they would take away all the black money hoarded by them. Written by Sufiyan Khan and London Mapper

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Taglines:

Asli power dil mein hoti hai (Real power resides within the heart)

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

8 February 2013 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Special 26 See more »

Filming Locations:

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$469,793, 10 February 2013

Gross USA:

$1,079,369, 22 March 2013

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 810,000,000
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Anil Kapoor's Khel also took inspiration from the Opera House Heist. See more »

Goofs

The Interview results of Special 26 recruitment are declared at 5 PM. When Waseem Khan receives news about this on top of a building, the shadow of face/head falling on Waseem and other men on their shirt is nearly straight depicting that it is nearly noon. See more »

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Referenced in Dhoom 3 (2013) See more »

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User Reviews

 
Very Special Chabbis......
9 February 2013 | by vishal-kulkarni1027See all my reviews

An amazing movie with a very good twist in both the starting and the climax part. All actors have performed well and the movie is worth watching. The amazing weekend blockbuster starring Akshay Kumar, Kajal Aggarwal and supporting actors Manoj Bajpay, Anupam Kher and Jimmy Shergill. This movie marks the comeback of the greatest action star Akshay Kumar in his amazing comic role + serious role. This movie depicts four characters who looted the money of rich people like ministers and jewelery shop owners who were corrupt by claiming themselves to be CBI and in other case as Income Tax Dept. This issue is shown in the movie which refers to actual occurrence of such robberies in the 1980's in India.


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