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Wazir is a Bollywood Drama movie directed by Bejoy Nambiar. Starring Amitabh Bachchan,Farhan Akhtar,Aditi Rao Hydari,Seema Pahwa.

Wazir Cast / Crew
BANNER: Vinod Chopra Productions,Getaway Films
PRODUCER:Rajkumar Hirani,.
MUSIC DIRECTOR:,,,Advaita,,Gaurav Godkhindi,.
SINGERS:Sonu Nigam,Shreya Ghoshal,Ankit Tiwari,Javed Ali,Gagan Baderiya,Prashant Pillai,Amitabh Bachchan,Farhan Akhtar,.
EDITOR:Vidhu Vinod Chopra,Abhijat Joshi.

Wazir Review

'Wazir': Intelligently crafted emotional thriller (Review by Troy Ribeiro; Rating ****)

"Wazir" from Vidhu Vinod Chopra's stable and directed by Bejoy Nambiar is a dramatic thriller that is artistically crafted with a gripping screenplay and brilliant performances by its ace star cast.

An original story by Chopra, it is intelligently and emotionally confronting. It is a revenge story where the strategies in the game of chess are cleverly used as an allegory and keep you riveted to the screen till the end.

The screenplay co-written by Abhijat Joshi and Chopra is interestingly layered and unfurls the mystery at the opportune moment, making it an intensely intriguing film.

It is a tale of the bonding between two disparate individuals, Pandit Omkarnath Dhar, an effervescent old man with a zest for life and chess, and Anti-Terrorism Squad Officer Danish Ali, in their common grief.

Every character is well-etched and designed to interlock the plot effectively.

Amitabh Bachchan as Pandit Omkarnath Dhar, once again in a new avatar, delivers a power-packed performance with a broad spectrum of emotions ranging from an inconsolable father who has lost his daughter, to a happy-go-lucky chess player who introduces Danish Ali, to the game of chess with, "Hamara dushman hai waqt, saat baithkar shatranj khelenge to kat jayega", meaning - our enemy is time, if we sit together and play chess, we will be able to kill time.

Farhan Akhtar in an equally dynamic role as an ATS officer and forlorn father, renders a sincere and credible portrayal. His anguish and frustrations as the emotionally drained husband and father, come across strongly on screen.

Aditi Rao Hydari as Ruhana, Danish's wife, merely contributes to the glamour quotient and fails to impress as an actor.

Manav Kaul as the politician Yazaad Qureshi also known as Badshah, although in a fairly predictable role, is convincing and brilliant.

In miniscule roles are Neil Nitin Mukesh, John Abraham and Seema Pahwa and the two child actors, one playing Danish and Ruhana's daughter Noorie, and the other Yazaad Qureshi's daughter Ruhi. The two young girls, however, are well-cast and strike an emotional chord.

In an otherwise serious themed film, the dialogues are perhaps intentionally ebullient and often arouse chuckles, with a view to making the tenor of the film light. The late-night scene, when Panditji introduces Danish to a unique chess session saying, "Vodka peene ke baad, Pandit, mahapandit ban jata hai" is one such instance.

The songs are efficiently used to propel the narration, forward, especially, "Tere bin", and "Ya maula". And the background score punctuates the narration, aptly, making the entire viewing experience exalting.

Cinematographer Sanu John Varghese captures the visuals perfectly, whether it is the action sequences or emotional turmoil. The frames are pure visual delight. What adds to the aesthetics of the frames, is the lighting, which is deliberate. It succeeds in creating the fitting effect, albeit dramatic.

What keeps you immersed to this film, is the captivating story, tight plot and powerful performances. "Wazir" is a must-watch.

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Actress Aditi Rao Hydari says she feels thrilled to get support from the people in Bollywood as she has no backing in the film industry.The actress, who has got rave reviews for her role in hit film "Padmaavat", spoke about her career in Vogue India's May 2018 issue. The cover image of the issue has been shot on the OnePlus 6, which is said to be the first ever Indian magazine cover shot on a smartphone."I have no backing in the film industry. It is thrilling to be supported by people you love and respect. I just choose to keep doing my own thing, as long as I am not hurting anyone," Aditi said. Read More

Big B was 'privileged' to work with Waheeda Rahaman in 'Adalat'

 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he was extremely privileged to work with veteran actress Waheeda Rahaman in "Adalat".

"41 years of my film 'Adalat'. Great times. Huge influence of 'The GodFather', and the passion of Narinder Bedi and the extreme privilege of working with Waheedaji," Amitabh tweeted.

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Wazir Synopsis

'Wazir' is a tale of two unlikely friends, a wheelchair-bound chess grandmaster and a brave ATS officer. Brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate, the two men decide to help each other win the biggest games of their lives. But there's a mysterious, dangerous opponent lurking in the shadows, who is all set to give them a 'Checkmate'!

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Wazir Songs

Tere Bin 
Singers : Ankit Tiwari.
Tu Mere Paas 
Singers : Javed Ali.
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