Note – This is a short review of ‘A Wednesday’. We have been extremely busy with the development of Version 3 of the website. Reviews of anticipated movies will be dealt with indepth reviews.
A Wednesday has a starcast that includes veteran actors like Naseeruddin Shah and Anupam Kher. The duo last acted in a movie called China Gate way back in the year 1998. Neeraj Pandey gets them together once again in a hard hitting thriller.
The story is pretty straight forward. Its takes place on a wednesday between 2 and 6 PM. Prakash Rathod (Anupam Kher) a police commissioner gets a call from a man (Naseeruddin Shah) that 5 bombs are going to explode in Mumbai in 2 hours. To save the city’s innocent people Prakash Rathod has to release 4 militants. What will he do now in the short time period that he has been given? Will he release the militants or put many innocent lives into danger forms the rest of the tale.
A Wednesday Review
A Wednesday is one of the best movies in recent times. Its a hard-hitting thriller, great execution of the script by the director and performances that make an impact on the viewer. The movie is just 1:30 hours in duration and the director even manages to squeeze in a couple of comic scenes too.
Naseeruddin Shah proves yet again that there is just noone like him. Immensely powerful performance, he conveys so much just through his expressions. Anupam Kher too is fantastic, a treat to see the two legends together on screen. Also do watch Jimmy Shergill in one of his best performances to date.
Overall, A Wednesday is not to be missed. Its got the right combination of everything with reveting performance and a movie that will be with you long after you leave the cinema hall.Rating: Must watch, preferably in theatre!
Other notes – I hope such movies work at the box-office. Rarely do we get movies that so well written, directed and performed. Two thumbs up to Shah, Kher and Pandey (The director)!
Reviews coming up – Rock On and C Kkompany (regret the delay), Hijack and Tahaan. Stay Tuned.