Shootout At Wadala (2013)





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This film is based on the first-ever registered encounter by Mumbai police. On November 1, 1982 Mumbai encoutner squad shot dead gangster Manya Surve at Vidyalankar Institute of Technology, Sangam Nagar, Wadala, Mumbai. This shootout was first registered and official encounter in Mumbai Police's history which went down in the annals of history as "Shootout at Wadala". Inspector Issaq Bagwan led the team of encounter specialist. (c) Official Site
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Critic Reviews for Shootout At Wadala

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Shootout at Wadala is a true-crime gangster epic about an ostensibly charismatic outlaw who's really just a preening monster-something the filmmakers seem to miss.

Full Review… | May 7, 2013
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As with Sanjay Gupta's other work, so galvanizing and alive is his high style that it becomes the film's substance.

Full Review… | August 27, 2013

Audience Reviews for Shootout At Wadala

I didn't find the title justified since the shootout at Wadala hardly lasts for 10 minutes. (Besides, they could have gone for a better "shootout" story; I find it hard to thank that there are just a handful of them.) Primarily, it's a story of a teen with a seemingly bright future gone helter-skelter, thanks to his family background & circumstances. But there isn't much of a story to be told. So, either there are fight scenes or some songs forced in. Whatever is told in between doesn't make up for its flaws (I'd not elaborate as they're aplenty). Some action scenes are outstanding, but I'm not a fan of that genre. A slightly better film may have been possible had they focused more on script than relying on promos and item songs.

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