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Special 26 (2013)

Special Chabbis (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Thriller | 8 February 2013 (India)
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A gang of con-men rob prominent rich businessmen and politicians by posing as C.B.I and income tax officers.

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Cast

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Ajay
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Sharma Ji
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Ranveer Singh (as Jimmy Sheirgill)
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Shanti Ji
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Iqbal
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Joginder
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Rahul (as Deepraj Rana)
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ACP (Fake)
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Minister Gupta (as Sukhvinder Chahal)
Abha Parmar ...
Minister's Wife
Mukesh Bhatt ...
Minister's PA
Ujjwal Chopra ...
Solanki
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Magandas (as Tiku C. Talsania)
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Storyline

Based on real life incidents that occurred in India in 1987-88, the storyline revolves around a group of con artists who pulled off many clever robberies during 1980s, and robbed famous businessmen and politicians by pretending to be the CBI or Income tax officers and conducting raids. On the pretext of conducting raids they would take away all the black money hoarded by them. Written by Sufiyan Khan and London Mapper

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Asli power dil mein hoti hai (Real power resides within the heart)

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Crime | Thriller

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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8 February 2013 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Special 26  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$469,793 (USA) (10 February 2013)

Gross:

$1,079,369 (USA) (22 March 2013)
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Trivia

Akshay Kumar and Jimmy Shergill appeared in the same movie for the first ever time. See more »

Goofs

When Priya is leaving after meeting Ajju, near the beach. The bus is shown in front of her. However, in the next shot, the bus is behind her. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dhoom 3 (2013) See more »

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Great acting makes special 26 more special...
8 February 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Special 26 is a heist movie based on real life incidents of 1987...I considered watching this movie because of the director of A Wedesday..NEERAJ PANDEY..and he didn't fail to deliver...Heist movies in bollywood are generally filled with crap like glamor,show-off and pulling off practically impossible stuff...and thats where special 26 stands above all....Great direction, incredible acting, perfect screenplay and a great script made this normal heist-kind off plot into the very best of its kind that bollywood has never seen....

This fake CBI based concept is perfectly executed and what makes it standout is really good acting.AKSHAY KUMAR( who i consider bollywood's best)has finally found a good movie to do and he does it to perfection.But its ANUPAM KHER and MANOJ BAJPAI who steal the show with their perfect portrayal of difficult-to-play roles...the supporting cast does a fabulous job...except KAJAL AGARWAL...there was really no need for her character in the movie...

Special 26 will keep you at the edge of your seat throughout 2.30 hours and an incredible climax will make you appreciate the movie...Except for AKSHAY-KAJAL segments, which were really not needed in the movie, Special 26 is perfect in every department and regardless of the business it does at the box office(I really don't give a damn about that),this movie is one of the all time greats in bollywood for me...


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