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The Attacks of 26/11 (2013)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, History | 1 March 2013 (USA)
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The real story of ten terrorists, who sail to Mumbai and wage war on the populace for the next 72 hours.


Ram Gopal Varma


Prashant Pandey (dialogue), Rommel Rodrigues (story and screenplay)



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Credited cast:
Nana Patekar ... Joint Police Comissioner
Atul Kulkarni ... Inspector Shashank Shinde
Ganesh Yadav Ganesh Yadav ... Amar Singh Solanki
Ferzad Jehani Ferzad Jehani ... Himself / Owner of the Leopold Cafe
Sadh Orhan Sadh Orhan ... Abu Ismail
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Asif Basra ... Taxi Driver
Ashish Bhatt Ashish Bhatt ... Shoaib
Aniruddh Harip Aniruddh Harip ... Doctor
Kristian Hedegaard-Petersen Kristian Hedegaard-Petersen ... Cafe Leopold Owner's Friend
Sanjeev Jaiswal Sanjeev Jaiswal ... Ajmal Qasab
Farzad Jehani Farzad Jehani ... Himself / Leopold Cafe Owner
Jitendra Joshi ... Constable
Raj Kala
Shahab Khan Shahab Khan ... Inspector At Cama Hospital
Wasim Khan Wasim Khan ... Waghela


The real story of ten terrorists, who sail to Mumbai and wage war on the populace for the next 72 hours.

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Release Date:

1 March 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$159,619, 3 March 2013, Limited Release

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Technical Specs




Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The film features the following opening title card disclaimer: "The story of the film and screenplay has been picturised from an incident that happened at Mumbai. Certain Cinematic Liberties however, have been taken. The film does not intend to hurt any religious sentiments." See more »


When terrorists attack Cafe Leopold, the Mahindra XUV 500 is shown parked outside of it. The attack happened on 26 Nov 2008 and Mahindra XUV 500 was not launched in India until Sept 2011. See more »

Crazy Credits

Both opening and closing credits are succeeded and preceded respectively by facts related to the 26/11 attacks. See more »


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Thought provoking with big sentiments but acting missing.
3 March 2013 | by rhl-sachanSee all my reviews

If only acting of other characters (Nana Patekar stands out as usual) have been up to the line, this could have been a great movie. The narrative in voice of Nana Patekar is really able to bind you with each and every scene. Some of the events are overly explained and acting of Kasab (Sanjeev) disappoints. The best part of movie is where Joint Commissioner of Police and Kasab are in face to face (happens twice). In first one, RGV is able to bring out the mindset of terrorists and meaning of jihad for them, In the second one, he is able to narrate the falsehood in the theory of jihad and extremist characteristics of religion. It has bollywoodiya style of telling the story but that's OK because its not a documentary, it's a commercial cinema movie.

Why watch: If you are like thriller and action (too much gunshots, bloodshed). If you are fan of Nana Patekar's acting and RGV's movies.

Why not watch: If you like romantic and tadk-bhadak movies. If you are thinking it as documentary on 26/11 attacks.

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