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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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Ashwin Kumar
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Nutan Tandon
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Ramesh Tandon
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ACP Vedant Mishra
Atul Kumar ...
Paul
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Inspector Dhaniram
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Ramashankar Pillai
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JK Dixit
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Vijay Kumar Dogra ...
Kanahiya' brother in low
Sumit Gulati ...
Kanhaiya
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Basanti (Tandon's Maid)
Somen Mishra ...
Reporter
Alisha Parveen ...
Shruti Tandon
Pramod Pathak ...
Prosecutor
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Storyline

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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Culpa Declarada  »

Box Office

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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Based on the "2008 Noida Double Murder Case", in which a teenage girl and her family servant were found murdered, and her parents were convicted for the murders. See more »

Goofs

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References Ijaazat (1987) See more »

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Zinda
Performed by Rekha Bhardwaj
Guitars: Mayukh Sarkar
Lyrics by Gulzar
Music composed by Vishal Bhardwaj
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Very good suspense detective crime movie
1 July 2017 | by (Indonesia) – See all my reviews

Okay, it was difficult for me to watch Indian movie again. Last I watched Indian movie was like 8 years ago, 3 Idiots. I always have this prejudices toward Indian movies. Lately, I've been craving for suspense or thriller genre movies. I watched a lot in the last 2 years. Then my friend suggested me to watch Talvar, an Indian movie. I literally watched this movie because my friend swear on it. And damn, he was right.

Talvar is a very good investigation movie. The pace is medium enough, and we were showed how Indian police work and how CDI, the elites, work. The story is intriguing, the acting is superb, and the depiction of real life is so detail and moving.

I like this movie, because I felt like I'm in the middle of the investigation. I am surprised that the case is from real life. Wow.

Now, I have a plan to watch some others Indian movies such as Kahaani, A Wednesday, and Byomkesh. I think I will fall hard for Indian movies again.


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