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Talvar (2015)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, History | 2 October 2015 (USA)
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An experienced investigator confronts several conflicting theories about the perpetrators of a violent double homicide.

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Ramashankar Pillai
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JK Dixit
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Vijay Kumar Dogra ...
Kanahiya' brother in low
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Kanhaiya
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Basanti (Tandon's Maid)
Somen Mishra ...
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Alisha Parveen ...
Shruti Tandon
Pramod Pathak ...
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The story revolves around the mysterious murder cases of a 14-year girl, Shruti and the domestic help, Khempal who worked at her place. The film is based on the real life Noida Double Murder Case of 2008, where the parents were said to be the prime suspects of the murders. The film showcases three perspectives to the case which emerge as the investigation moves forward.

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2 October 2015 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$144,713 (USA) (4 October 2015)

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$342,370 (USA) (30 October 2015)
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2.35 : 1
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Premiered at Toronto International Film Festival's Special Presentations on 14 September 2015. See more »

Goofs

While the story begins in 2008, soon after the murder, a Fluidic Verna car is seen in a scene. This car was launched in 2011. Similarly, in one scene, a Honda City is seen driving behind the police jeep. The latest version of Honda City was launched in 2014. See more »

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References Ijaazat (1987) See more »

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Shaam Ke Saaye
Performed by Arijit Singh (Vocals)
Lyrics by Gulzar
Guitars: Tushar Parte, Mayukh Sarkar
Flute: Paras Nath
Music composed by Vishal Bhardwaj
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Brilliant!!!!!
28 November 2015 | by (Bengaluru, India) – See all my reviews

Kudos to Vishal Bharadhwaj and team for bringing such a heart wrenching movie to celluloid. Appreciate the honest attempt of Meghna Gulzar and heart felt applause to the research team for their study on this particular murder mystery. Hope things change in our existing system and things become more clear and visible when it comes to justice. And even feel great to be born in the era of Mr. Irfan Khan the finest actor every bollywood has produced till now. Sir hoping to see more from you. What intrigues me in the whole time span during watching this movie is it gets more intense as i start comparing what we read in the newspaper and what exactly might have been happened is completely different. People in the power to fulfill their ego make some wrong moves and make the public suffer because of their ignorance. Anyways lets not get into this and wish the whole team congratulations.


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