A Wednesday! (2008)

Director
Neeraj Pandey

Main cast
Anupam Kher; Naseeruddin Shah; Deepal Shaw; Aamir Bashir; Rohitash Gaud

Genres
Action, Drama

Description
Mumbai, the financial capital of India, the city that never sleeps, the city of dreams, fast paced and ever changing, home to Bollywood! A City of beauty but also a city that got scarred! A city whose foundation is slowly crumbling beneath its façade of invincibility! 'A Wednesday!' tells the story of certain events that unfold between 2.P.M and 6 P.M on a particular Wednesday in this city.


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