Anupama Chopra's review: The Attacks of 26/11

By Hindustan Times

Direction: Ram Gopal Varma
Actors: Nana Patekar, Sanjeev Jaiswal, Atul Kulkarni
Rating: **1/2

The good news is that The Attacks of 26/11 is one of the better films Ram Gopal Varma has made in recent years. The bad news is that Varma's
last few films were duds like Department and Bhoot Returns so the bar is set very low.

In The Attacks of 26/11, Varma recreates Mumbai's tryst with terror on November 26, 2008 when ten men came over in a boat and laid siege to the city. More than 160 people died and over 300 were injured. It was one of the worst terrorist attacks on Indian soil.

Nana Patekar playing joint commissioner of police Rakesh Maria, narrates the events to an inquiry commission. He recounts the 60 hours of horror as young, brain-washed men walked casual