Vishwaroopam (2013) Movie

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(Bollywood) India

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Production Company
PVP Cinema [in]
Raajkamal Films International

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Release Date
(Germany) - 25 January 2013
(India) - 25 January 2013
(Norway) - 25 January 2013
(Finland) - 27 January 2013
(India) - 1 February 2013

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bomb, escape, explosion, faith, fbi, fbi-agent, fist-fight, gunfight, infiltrator, interrogation, islam, jihad, martial-arts, muslim, pigeon, pistol, religion, showdown, suicide-bombing, terrorist, threat, traitor, undercover, undercover-agent, violence,

Technical Support
CAM:Red One Camera, Zeiss Master Prime and Angenieux Optimo Lenses - (MX sensor)
OFM:Redcode RAW
PCS:Digital Intermediate - (2K) (master format)
PCS:Redcode RAW - (4.5K) (source format)
PFM:35 mm - (anamorphic)
RAT:2.35 : 1

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Full Cast

  1. Ahlawat, Jaideep as [Terrorist] <6>
  2. Anderson, Miles (I) as [Dawkins] <10>
  3. Asif, Hayat as [Afghan Militant] <17>
  4. Babson, James as [Tom Black] <11>
  5. Bose, Rahul as [Omar] <2>
  6. Chakrabarti, Samrat as [Deep] <6>
  7. Diaz, David Scott as [F.B.I Agent] <15>
  8. Harriz, Kriz Chris Henri as [FBI Agent] <18>
  9. Hassan, Kamal as [Vishwanathan/Kashmiri] <1>
  10. Kapur, Shekhar as [F.B.I. Agent] <3>
  11. Kotcher, Chris as [Tollbooth Operator] <13>
  12. Nasser (I) as [Terrorist Leader] <7>
  13. Sammis, Greg as [F.B.I. Agent] <14>
  14. Walko, Jude S. as [Captain Joe, USMC POW] <12>
  15. Bayer, Melissa (I) as [Store Customer] <16>
  16. Jeremiah, Andrea as [Ashmita] <5>
  17. Kumar, Pooja (I) as [Dr. Nirupama] <4>
  18. Wahab, Zarina as [Psychiatrist] <8>


  1. Action
  2. Crime
  3. Thriller

Full Plot

Vishwanathan, a Kathak dance teacher in New York, is in a rather happy marriage with Nirupama who is a nuclear oncologist. She hires a detective to keep a watch on her husband, who apparently ends up in a wrong place that reveals Vishwanathan's true idendity. Sharath Chandra Plot not found

Total Business

BT: INR 950,000,000 OW: USD 1,000,000 (USA) (31 January 2013)

Movie Certificate

NC-16 (Singapore)
15 (Norway)
15A (Ireland)
MA15+ (Australia)


  1. Varughese, Sanu John

Dress Designers

  1. Tadimalla, Gautami


Balaji Motion Pictures [in] - (2013) (India) (theatrical) (Hindi version only)

Film Editors

  1. Narayan, Mahesh


  1. Abbas, Nabeel (publicity designer)
  2. Alam, Azad (II) (dialogue assistant: Hindi)
  3. Barker, Ben (VIII) (production assistant)
  4. Bradley, Brendan (III) (production assistant)
  5. Carley, Steve (I) (production assistant) (specific segments)
  6. Chou, Blaine (key production assistant)
  7. David, Brandon T. (production coordinator)
  8. Jenkins, Robert 'Sharkbait' (production assistant)
  9. Kretschman, Kathryn (production accountant)
  10. Marrero, Ace (adr loop group)
  11. Marulanda, Alejandro (production assistant)
  12. Michael, Piotr (voice actor)
  13. Nyberg, Mitchell (location manager)
  14. Paredes, Angel Martinez (production assistant)
  15. Perez, Jose Mas (location intern)
  16. Rajendran, Mathivanan (voice actor)
  17. Selva, Rajesh M. (script supervisor)
  18. Sherman IV, Edward A. (assistant location manager)
  19. Tran, Nam (production intern)
  20. Williams, Joshua (III) (production assistant)


Afghan Woman in village destroyed by air raid: First it was the British who came, then the Soviets, the Americans, and now the Taliban. Men are nothing but just monkeys with tails in the front. Ashmita: God will save us, Which god?

Other Titles

  1. The Jihadi Warrior (2012) (ENG)
    (USA) (working title)

  2. Vishwaroop (2013) (ENG)
    (India: Hindi title) (alternative title)

Shooting/Filming Locations

  1. Gerald R. Ford International Airport 'GRR', Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
  2. Filmistan Studios, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  3. Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  4. Chandivali Studio, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  5. Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  6. Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
  7. Jordan
  8. New York City, New York, USA
  9. New York, USA


- Trilingual filmed in Hindi (as Vishwaroop), Telugu and Tamil. All actors had to learn their dialogues in all 3 languages.

- Director Selvaraghavan was expected to direct this film but dropped out.

- A major hunt was on for the heroine and several changes were made. Names right from Sonakshi Sinha to Vidya Balan to Sameera Reddy were buzzed for this spot whereas Pooja Kumar bagged the role.

- While shooting in the United States, the production shot under the title "Blue Falcon" to keep the secrecy of the plot and sets away from Paparazzi and fans of 'Kamal Hassan' (qv).

- Initially, music director 'Yuvan Shankar Raja' (qv) was reported to compose the musical score of the film. But later 'Kamal Hassan' (qv) selected Shankar-Ehsan-Loy to compose the music.

- Initially it was decided to release the movie in DTH service before releasing it in theatres.

- Banned in certain parts of India even after being censored for offending Islamic sentiments by the Tamil Nadu Government after protests from a few religious organizations. A couple of days later, an out of court settlement was reached, but by that time it had been illegally downloaded over a million times.

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