Movie title : Viswaroopam
Release Date : January 11, 2013
Cast: Kamal Haasan (as Vishwanath a.k.a Wiz), Rahul Bose (as Omar), Jaideep Ahlawat, Andrea Jeremiah, Pooja Kumar (as Dr. Nirupama), Samrat Chakrabarti, Zarina Wahab, Nassar, Shekhar Kapur (in a special appearance), Miles Anderson (as Dawkins), James Babson (as Tom Black), Jude S. Walko (as Captain Joe), Chris Kotcher (as Tollbooth Operator), Greg Sammis (as F.B.I. Agent), David Scott Diaz (as F.B.I. Agent), Melissa Bayer (as Store Customer)
Story : Kamal Haasan
Stunts : Lee Whittaker
Direction : Kamal Haasan
Plot / Movie Story / Movie Review
Vishwanath (Kamal Hassan) is a Kathak dance teacher living with his wife Nirupama (Pooja Kumar). Nirupama is a nuclear oncologist and lives in the New York. She hides the fact that she is using the marriage to guise and to complete her PhD research studies. She smells difference with her husband and a private investigator is hired to look into the matter.
The private investigator is killed by a terrorist outfit. A visiting card leads the terrorist gang directly to Vishwanath and Nirupama and the gang nabs them. The gang operates from a warehouse and is headed by Omar (Rahul Bose).
Few scenes down the lane, the link between Vishwanath and Omar gets unearthed, that they worked together a decade back at the Al Qaeda training camps of Afghanistan.
Nirupama gets surprised when she comes to know the true identity of her husband, his uncle (Shear Kapur) and the young dancer (Andrea Jeremiah) at the dance school. Together, they try to stop Omar from causing havoc to New York.
- Hollywood stunt director Lee Whittaker assisted in the climax stunts of the movie featuring Kamal and Rahul Bose. The shooting of the climax scene was made during March 2012 in Mumbai.
- Excerpts of the movie are shared at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA), Singapore.
- The film is actually intended to be made in Tamil and Hindi. Chances are that it will be dubbed in other languages, including Telugu.
- The movie is originally slated for release for Pongal 2013 but the dates are moved backwards at the last minute.
Artists: Suraj Jagan
- Thupaki Thone Jeevitham
Artists: Benny Dayal, Shriram Iyer
- Undalenandi Naa Kannu
Artists: Kamal Hassan, Shankar Mahadevan
- Anu Vinasa Varshamidi
Artists: Kamal Hassan, Nikhila D'souza
- Vishwaroopam (Remix)
Artists: Suraj Jagan, Shriram Iyer
Movies that are similar / related to Viswaroopam are:
- Seetamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu - It was believed that both the movies are going to be released on the same day - January 11, 2013. However, the release date of Viswaroopam was changed in the last minute.