Special Chabbis is based on a
real life group of con artists who pulled off many clever robberies
during 1980's, and robbed famous businessmen and politicians by
pretending to be the CBI or Income tax officers. The movie is
highly inspired by the real-life daring heist dated 19-March-1987
where the same group posing as CBI officers executed a daylight
income tax raid on the Opera House branch of Tribhovandas Bhimji
Zaveri in Mumbai and disappeared with jewellery worth
The best part of the film would be the remarkable performances
delivered by each actor. If you have had enough of Akshay Kumar's
comedy genre, check him out in this one. After a lot of 'ha-has'
and 'he-hees' in Housefull 2 and Khiladi 786,
Akshay receives an intelligent makeover for his role in Special
Manoj Bajpayee's acting skills need no introduction. He delivers
a first rate performance as the relentless intelligence officer
Here's someone, who deserves a standing ovation. Yes, Anupam
Kher, delivers a splendid performance in Special 26. He
yet again proves his versatility as an actor.
With Special 26, Neeraj Pandey has proved his potential
to emerge as the voice of the common man. The main highlight of the
movie is the common man's frustration with those who have bent the
system to accumulate wealth for themselves, and hence they try to
settle the score with them by becoming con men representing
Special 26 is certainly one of those intelligent flicks amongst the lot, which deserves an applaud.