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26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack Anniversary: How celluloid portrayed the mayhem

Several documentaries including a Bollywood movie based on the Mumbai mayhem captured people’s attention worldwide. French film-maker Nicolas Saada was the first to make foreign feature film on the subject.


  |  Updated On : November 26, 2016 03:06 PM
26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack Anniversary: How celluloid portrayed the mayhem (Image: Agency)

26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack Anniversary: How celluloid portrayed the mayhem (Image: Agency)

New Delhi :  

From short documentaries to full-scale movie, filmmakers have tried to portray the horror and brutality Mumbai witnessed on November 26, 2008 when Lashkar-e-Taiba militants attacked the industrial capital of the country.

Several documentaries including a Bollywood movie based on the Mumbai mayhem captured people’s attention worldwide. French film-maker Nicolas Saada was the first to make foreign feature film on the subject.

The movies present moment-by-moment account of the horrific attacks through interviews with survivors and police officials, archival news coverage, extensive video surveillance footage of the terrorists in action,

Here is a list of movies based on 26/11 attacks

The Attacks of 26/11:

The Attacks of 26/11 is a 2013 docudrama directed by Ram Gopal Varma. The movie is about the real-life story of eight terrorists, who sail to Mumbai and wage war on the populace for the next 3 days.

26/11 movie 'Taj Mahal': 

The film is billed as a hard-hitting drama and also features Gina McKee and Alba Rohrwacher along with Stacy Martin. The movie tells the story about a girl who was trapped in the crossfire during the 26/11 attacks while her parents were out.

Azaad 26/11 (Music video) 

'Azaad' is a 26/11 tribute music video which portrays the marathon journey of a little kid running across all the 26/11 attacks locations – Taj Mahal Hotel, Oberoi Trident, Cama Hospital, Nariman House, Cafe Leopold and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.


First Published: Saturday, November 26, 2016 02:56 PM


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