Madras Cafe (2013)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 10 mins

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An Indian Intelligence major (played by John Abraham) journeys into a war torn coastal island, to break a resolute rebel group. He deftly maneuvers his resources to make significant breakthroughs, amidst a scenario where the enemy has no face and the only counsel is ‘don’t get caught’. At various junctures he meets a charismatic and passionate journalist (played by Nargis Fakhri) who is following her will to reflect the truth behind the civil war. The story unfolds as their quest for the truth reveals a deeper conspiracy, by a faceless enemy, united to seize a common nemesis – India.

Cast: John Abraham, Nargis Fakhri

Crew: Shoojit Sircar (Director), Kamaljeet Negi (Director of Photography), Shantanu Moitra (Music Director)

Rating: U/A (India)

Genres: Action, Thriller

Release Dates: 23 Aug 2013 (India)

Tagline: Intercept the Truth

Hindi Name: मद्रास कैफ़े

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Did you know? After the release of the trailer, a few political parties in Tamil Nadu like, Naam Tamilar and Pattali Makkal Katchi, called for a ban on the film, citing that it depicts the members of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam as terrorists. The Madurai bench of Madras High Court dismissed a petition to ban the film. Read More
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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Archival Source:
QubeVault (Real Image Media Technologies)
Tracklist
Music Label: T-Series
01 
05:11
Music Director: Shantanu Moitra
Lyricist: Ali Hayat Rizvi
Playback Singer: Papon Mahanta
02 
05:18
Music Director: Shantanu Moitra
Playback Singer: Zebunnisa Bangash
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04:51
Music Director: Shantanu Moitra
Lyricist: Manoj Tapadia
Playback Singer: Papon Mahanta
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03:58
Music Director: Shantanu Moitra
Lyricist: Ali Hayat Rizvi
Playback Singer: Papon Mahanta
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04:05
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03:07
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01:06
Taglines:
Intercept the Truth
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Trivia:
This movie won two awards for Best Audiography at the 61st National Film Awards for 2013. The first one went to Nihar Ranjan Samal for Location Sound Recordist, for his superlative work capturing the most minute nuances in sound, both indoors and outdoors. The second one went to Bishwadeep Chatterjee for Sound Design, for his authentic work that gave this movie an added dimension.

After the release of the trailer, a few political parties in Tamil Nadu like, Naam Tamilar and Pattali Makkal Katchi, called for a ban on the film, citing that it depicts the members of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam as terrorists. The Madurai bench of Madras High Court dismissed a petition to ban the film.

The film has also been dubbed in Tamil.

Madras Cafe was shot in Malaysia, Thailand, London and India. Several civil war scenes were shot in Bangkok as light machine gun fire is not permitted in India. Real AK-47s, 9mm Berettas and M60s were used, for which special permission was obtained from the local authorities.