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Talvar (2015)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 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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ACP Vedant Mishra
Atul Kumar ...
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Ramashankar Pillai
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JK Dixit
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Sakshi Bhatia ...
Reporter #2
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)  »

Also Known As:

Culpa Declarada  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$144,713, 4 October 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$342,370, 30 October 2015
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2.35 : 1
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The title of the movie is Talvar, which means Sword in Hindi/Urdu. Apparently, The story is based on the Real life Murder of Arushi Talwar (Shares the same title). But in the movie, the surname of the victim was Tandon and there was no character named as Talvar. Here Talvar is referred to as the sword of the deity of justice. See more »

Goofs

While the story begins in 2008, soon after the murder, a Fluidic Verna car is seen in a scene. This car was launched in 2011. Similarly, in one scene, a Honda City is seen driving behind the police jeep. The latest version of Honda City was launched in 2014. See more »

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References Ijaazat (1987) See more »

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Talvar - Original Backround Score
Music Programmer/Arranger: Dipanjan Guha
Sarangi: Dilshad Khan
Guitar & Rabab: Chintoo Singh Vasir (as Chintoo Singh)
Music composed by Vishal Bhardwaj
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Irrfan Khan and the screen play gets thumps up !
14 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie in Toronto International Film Festival 2015. The story is based on real life event and is a tough one to make as most of the facts already are known to audience. Irrfan Khan was marvelous with lot of calmness and patience. The story revolves around him and he make sure that the pace of the movie and rhythm is intact. People who have followed the news may find this story incomplete but Vishal Bhardwaj made sure that the message of the movie is complete. The best part of the movie was that is was very gripping as well as entertaining. I do not want to go more in the detail of the story as that could contain spoilers. For people who have not followed news will find the movie lot more thrilling. The direction is good by Meghna Gulzar and it is good to have her back.


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