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Shootout At Wadala review: A paisa-vasool entertainer!
John Abraham as gangster Manya Surve is the highlight of the film, while Anil Kapoor puts his heart and soul into reliving the honest ACP Aafaque Bagraan
Bollywood’s fascination with the underworld and glorification of real-life villains (of 1970s and 1980s particularly) on the silver screen is known to all. The underworld has been a source of inspiration for several filmmakers who have sketched meaty characters based on dreaded gangsters, especially Dawood Ibrahim. Unlike most renowned gangster flicks, Sanjay Gupta’s Shootout at Wadala (SAW) doesn’t majorly focus on Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar (who is one of the prime characters), but another ruthless gangster not known to many – Manya Surve – who decided to take on Dawood and challenge his supremacy over Mumbai. Click here to read more