Shootout at Wadala is an Indian crime film written and directed by Sanjay Gupta. It is the prequel to 2007 Bollywood film Shootout at Lokhandwala based on the book Dongri to Dubai written by Hussain Zaidi's. The film features an ensemble cast that includes John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Kangna Ranaut, Tusshar Kapoor and Sonu Sood. Actress Priyanka Chopra will be appearing in a cameo appearance and an item number-mujra song.
The film will dramatise the first-ever registered encounter by Mumbai police, where gangster Manya Surve was shot dead, which took place at Vidyalankar Institute of Technology, Sangam Nagar, Wadala, Mumbai on 1 November 1982. The film was to release on January 18, 2013 but later got postponed and now it will release on May 1, 2013.
After John Abraham and Anil Kapoor, Vivek Oberoi has been signed to play a role in, Shootout At Wadala. The actor will be playing the character of Dawood Ibrahim in the film. What's more interesting is that for the first time the character will be called by the same name. It is based on S. Hissain Zaidi's book "Dongri to Dubai - Six Decades of The Mumbai Mafia". Actress Priyanka Chopra will be appearing in a cameo appearance and an item number-mujra song.
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