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Madras Cafe (2013)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Thriller | 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)
Sanjay Gurbaxani ... Former Prime Minister
Prakash Belawadi ... Bala Krishnan
Leena Maria Paul Leena Maria Paul ... Tamil rebel
Vishnu Govindhan ... Kidnapper
Avijit Dutt Avijit Dutt ... Swarup
Kannan Arunachalam Kannan Arunachalam ... Shri
Aayam Mehta Aayam Mehta ... Vasu
Tarun Bali Tarun Bali ... Rishi
Dibang Dibang ... Informer, bangkok
Ajay Ratnam Ajay Ratnam ... Anna Bhaskaran
Dinesh Nair ... Rajshekaran
Vinod Kumar Vinod Kumar ... Informer
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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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Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

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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 Vikram Singh visits Kannan in Madurai Jail, police there are seen wearing a different Uniform with yellow caps. Tamil Nadu Police uniform is different. See more »

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Features Aashiqui (1990) See more »

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Madras Cafe Theme
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Music composed by Shantanu Moitra
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One of the best Political Conspiracy Thrillers... AWESOME !!!
23 August 2013 | by RebelRavindraSee all my reviews

Madras Cafe is super awesome, totally moved by this conspiracy thriller. The movie had no regular commercial elements, no songs, no romance, no sh*t. It was bang on target since the first frame of the movie. The whole content of the movie is totally legitimate. Director Shoojit Sircar should be appreciated for a brave attempt on showcasing the political conspiracy involved in the assassination. The direction was great, specially the scene involving the assassination. That was the best scene of the movie.

Screenplay of the movie is very tight, It was fast paced, though there are no entertainment elements, The movie will not bore you. My a** got glued to the seat and eyes on the screen. John Abraham did a great job by selecting such kind of a movie. He did extremely well.

Will definitely have a re re re re watch for this movie... LOVED IT !!!


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