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* CreatorCameo: Director Bilal Lashari appears as a sniper.

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* EventTitle: Translates to "The Strike."

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'''''Waar''''' is a 2013 UsefulNotes/{{Pakistan}}i ActionGenre film. It concerns a retired major coming back to thwart a terrorist attack.

A sequel, titled ''Waar 2'', is set for release in 2018.

Not to be confused with the Creator/JetLi film ''Film/{{War}}''.
!!This film contains examples of:

* ActionPrologue: Bravo Team rescuing some hostages.
* BigBad: Ramal, the PsychoForHire carrying out the terrorist attacks.
* CopKiller: The terrorists murder nearly 200 cops in their attack.
* ExperiencedProtagonist: TheHero is Major Mujtaba Rizvi, who's already a seasoned and multiple-award-winning counterintelligence agent by the film's start.
* GreaterScopeVillain: Ramal is working for the government of India.
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:The field leader of Bravo Team drives himself two kilometers away from everybody so the bomb in his vehicle doesn't go off.]]
* JackBauerInterrogationTechnique: Bravo Team is not above shooting goons in the hand and threatening their families' lives to make them talk.
* OneWordTitle
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Ramal refers to Pakistanis as "Pakis," a common racial slur.
* PsychoForHire: Ramal was a normal SerialKiller who decided to go pro and become a terrorist for hire.
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Mujtaba only returns to the military so he can kill the terrorist leader who killed his family, along with dismantling his entire organization.
* ShoutOut: One character plays the opening of [[Music/DeepPurple "Smoke on the Water"]] on his guitar.
* VigilanteMan: Mujtaba has spent the three years since quitting the military going around and killing various terrorists on a quest to find the one who killed his family.

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