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Madras Cafe (2013)

Not Rated | | Action , Drama | 23 August 2013 (India)
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An Indian intelligence agent journeys to a war-torn coastal island to break a resolute rebel group and meets a passionate journalist.

Director:

Shoojit Sircar

Writers:

Shubhendu Bhattacharya (story and screenplay), Juhi Chaturvedi (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
John Abraham ... Vikram Singh
Nargis Fakhri ... Jaya Sahni
Raashi Khanna ... Ruby (as Rashi Khanna)
Aayam Mehta Aayam Mehta ... Vasu
Prakash Belawadi ... Bala Krishnan
Steve Fahl ... Reed
Avijit Dutt ... Swarup
Sanjay Gurbaxani ... Former Prime Minister
Tarun Bali Tarun Bali ... Rishi
Kannan Arunachalam Kannan Arunachalam ... Shri
Ajay Ratnam Ajay Ratnam ... Anna Bhaskaran
Siddartha Basu Siddartha Basu ... Robin Dutt
Vinod Kumar Vinod Kumar ... Informer
Dibang Dibang ... Informer, bangkok
Leena Maria Paul Leena Maria Paul ... Tamil rebel
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Storyline

An Indian Intelligence agent (portrayed by John Abraham)[9] journeys into a war torn coastal island, to break a resolute rebel group. He deftly maneuvers his resources to make significant breakthroughs, amidst a scenario where the enemy has no face and the only counsel is 'Don't get caught.' At various junctions, he meets a charismatic and passionate journalist (portrayed by Nargis Fakhri) who is following her will to reflect the truth behind the civil war. The story unfolds as their quest for the truth reveals a deeper conspiracy, by a faceless enemy, united to seize a common nemesis - India. Written by Anonymous

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Action | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

23 August 2013 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Madras Café See more »

Filming Locations:

Delhi, India See more »

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Budget:

INR 350,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$243,978, 25 August 2013
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Dolby Atmos
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Trivia

Nargis Fakhri spoke her dialogues in her own voice though she spoke english mostly. See more »

Goofs

When John Abraham speaks to R&AW chief RD from Tamil Nadu after talking to the LTF defector about the hit squads he calls from a PCO (public phone booth) which has magazines hanging. The magazines have the photo of south Indian actress Sneha Naidu on their cover. Sneha was not an actress till the early 2000's in any industry and based on the time when the movie is set she would have been 10 -11 years old. See more »

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Features Romance (1990) See more »

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Entry to Jaffna
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Kudos to Indian Cinema
25 August 2013 | by cyberundertakorSee all my reviews

Rather than writing a long review explaining the Pros and Cons this is Indian Cinema which now is evolved.

Rather than pleasing the masses they have now gone ahead and showed the truth.

The beauty is that even when the audience knows that what has to happen in the end The director still holds us to the movie.

It can be said now that filmmakers in India can boldly make real-life stories without fear of controversy or censorship, this may be the best way to approach important stories that must be told.

A Must Watch film and good job by Shoojit Sircar.

Well Done Team of Madras Cafe.


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