April 1st- A To Z Challenge 2017- Letter “A”

Published 01st April 2017 by viewsofpreethib

April 1st – Letter “A”

Film – A Wednesday (2008)
Language – Hindi
Genre – Thriller
Written – Neeraj Pandey
Director – Neeraj Pandey
Music Director – Sanjoy Chowdhury
Cast – Anupam Kher, Naseeruddin Shah, Jimmy Shergill, Aamir Bashir, Deepal Shaw.


Story –  The opening scene of the movie stars with a police commissioner of Mumbai city sitting in front of a beach, who is getting retired the next day. His thoughts at that moment goes on the question he has been asked from many people from past few weeks as he is getting retired. The question frequently asked to him was, “Which is the most interesting and challenging case he has dealt with in his tenure as a commissioner?” Every single time he was asked that question, he has always ignored and never gave an answer to it, but there was just one case, which he could think off.

Sitting near the beach, he recalls about that unforgettable case that he was involved, but this case was not been registered on records officially anywhere but was just in the hearts of those few people who were involved in the case weather they liked or not.

The case revolves around the commissioner, two sincere police officers along with few teams, minister, T.V reporter with her team, a hacker, the terrorists, and an unidentified man who commands all these people.

In “A Wednesday”, a man (Naseeruddin Shah) calls the police commissioner Prakash Rathod (Anupam Kher) and threatens him he has placed five bombs in various public places in Mumbai and he shall disclose where the bombs are placed & would like to talk to the person who would take the big decision on agreeing his demand. The demand to save the people of Mumbai was, to agree to release the four terrorist who were in their custody.

For those who have not yet seen the movie, I shall not reveal the story here. Go watch the movie to know,

  • Who was that man who demanded for the release of the terrorists?
  • Why did he make such a demand?
  • Did they agree to release the four terrorists?
  • What was the twist in the movie?

My Say on the Film – The most thrilling, amazing, interesting, a treat to the eye movie which makes you sit on the edge of your seat, that catches all your attention every single second though out the movie making you wonder what’s next. A must watch movie and personally I can watch this movie a thousand times and still be interested to watch it 1,001th time.

Closing Remarks – Marvellous story, hats off to the actors who has done justice to the roles they have played. You cannot imagine anyone else who could have done such a wonderful job. Hats off to the entire team and thank you for such a wonderful movie.


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