Synopsis/Plot : Wazir is a tale of two unlikely friends, a wheelchair-bound chess grandmaster and a brave ATS officer. Brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate, the two men decide to help each other win the biggest games of their lives. But there's a mysterious, dangerous opponent lurking in the shadows, who is all set to checkmate them.
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Wazir is a missed opportunity.
It is a story that could have been gripping but suffers from a bad treatment, thus leaving you disappointed. Farhan and Big B do their best to save this botched up plot but they can�t..The first half seems decently pacey, Wazir badly suffers in the second. The film juggles between thriller and drama...(more)
Source: Surabhi Redkar, Koimoi
Amitabh Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar are the film's high point.
There are many good things about �Wazir�. First off, this is a film that�s backed by writing. If the second half had been as taut, the film would have been riveting. But Bejoy Nambiar�s familiar penchant for manufacturing atmosphere comes in the way.Wazir reaffirms something we�ve always known. that...(more)
Source: Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
WAZIR HAS SHARP PERFORMANCES, BUT LOSES GRIP!
Wazir is a smart movie - which could have been way smarter. Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) officer Daanish Ali (Farhan) loses his daughter while chasing terrorists. His anguished wife Roohana (Aditi) blames Daanish, who's about to kill himself in guilt-laden grief. Suddenly, he meets wheelchair-bound P...(more)
Source: Srijana Mitra Das, Times Of India
WAZIR seems to be the only film that has chess as its central theme.
WAZIR, despite boasting of some of the great performances, reasonably fails to leave the desired impact because of its convoluted script. At the box office, the film may just about appeal to a handful of the multiplex audiences who would want to get a taste of Bollywood entertainment in absence of ...(more)
Source: Bollywood Hungama News Network, Bollywood Hungama
Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar are IMPRESSIVE in this predictable game of chess!
Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan are stellar in their roles. Big B is brilliant in the scene where he reminisces about his dead wife, and also in the final scene. Farhan provides perfect foil to his senior costar, and he brings various nuances to his anguished performance. The film is watchable because o...(more)
Source: Sreeju Sudhakaran, Bollywood Life
Wazir is a childish game of chess
Bejoy Nambiar's Wazir -- based on a script by producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra -- stacks the pieces interestingly enough to begin with. There is a brooding rook, flawed but furious. There is a desperate pawn with nothing to lose.(more)
Source: Raja Sen, Rediff.com
Performance of Amitabh Bachan was really good.Farhan seemed miscast.Both as a revenge film and emotional drama did not click properly.Second half much better than first.Music was good.Some smart thrills and chess sequences but film did not work properly. One time watch only if you are fan of Amitabh... (more)
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|Country||2nd Weekend||3rd Weekend||4th Weekend||5thweekend||Life Time Collection||Opening Day||Opening Weekend|
|UK (€ )||63399.00||18324.00||2402.00||988.00||---||---||73037.00|
|No.||Song Title||Lyric Writer||Performer(s)||Listen here|
|1||“Tere Bin”||Vidhu Vinod Chopra||Sonu Nigam and Shreya Ghosal||Listen|
|2||“Tu Mere Paas”||Manoj Muntashir||ANKIT TIWARI||Listen|
|3||“Khel Khel Mein”||Abhijeet Deshpande||AMITABH BACHCHAN||Listen|
|4||“Wazir Theme Music”||Listen|
|5||“Audio Juke Box”||Listen|
|6||“Maula”||Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Swanand Kirkire||Javed Ali||Listen|
|7||“Tere Liye Mere”||A. M. Turaz||Gagan Baderiya, Prashant Pillai||Listen|
|8||“Atrangi Yaari”||Deepak Ramola & Gurpreet Saini||Amitabh Bachchan & Farhan Akhtar||Listen|