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Three Walls (2003)

3 Deewarein (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 1 August 2003 (India)
The story of a documentary movie-maker who films the reformation story of three hardened criminals within the prison walls - and in the process, finds redemption in her own life.

Director:

Nagesh Kukunoor

Writer:

Nagesh Kukunoor
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Cast

Credited cast:
Naseeruddin Shah ... Ishaan Mirza
Jackie Shroff ... Jaggu (Jagdish Prasad)
Juhi Chawla ... Chandrika
Nagesh Kukunoor ... Naagya
Gulshan Grover ... Mohan Kumar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Suresh Gera Suresh Gera ... Doctor
Elahe Hiptoola Elahe Hiptoola ... Smriti Prasad
Vikram Inamdar Vikram Inamdar
Ayesha Jalil Ayesha Jalil ... Nagya's Mom
Aditya Lakhia
Sujata Mehta Sujata Mehta ... Jaggu's Wife
Sanjay Sharma Sanjay Sharma ... Ishaan's Lawyer
Shri Vallabh Vyas ... Chandrika's husband
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Storyline

Reporter, Chandrika wants to film a documentary on the life of prisoners and thus seeks permission from Jailer, Mohan Kumar to conduct a study on three prisoners that are soon to be hang - a qualify lawyer, Jagdish Prasad alias Jaggu, guilty of knifing his unfaithful wife multiple times to death, Ishaan Mirza, a con-man, guilty of shooting a pregnant bank teller to death while Naagya causes the death of his wife by pushing her in the midst of a running vehicle. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

1 August 2003 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

3 Deewarein (3 Walls) See more »

Filming Locations:

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Chandrika: Just because you can't get it up...
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References The Shawshank Redemption (1994) See more »

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Epitome of performances
23 March 2010 | by hemant_balzSee all my reviews

3 deewarein(3 walls)stands out as the best acted movie in Indian Cinema.Such fantastic movie & its so underrated.Way too underrated.Brilliant performances from all the star-cast.

Nasarudin Shah is a legend.I always expect these kind of performances from him & i always get such great returns seeing his movies.Juhi has made a great comeback after a very long time.Awesome performances too from Nagesh himself(the director) & Jackie Shroff.Gulshan Grover has too given a terrific performance.Such calmness in his acting in this movie that its so refreshing.

Nagesh has directed this very well.The script is also very good.This movie surpasses all Indian thrillers.Even you can say this movie is the Shawshank Redemption of Indian Cinema.

Epitome of performances with a great plot & a terrific surprising ending makes 3 Deewarein a class movie.


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