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7 items from 2012

Tupaki bang on target

30 November 2012 9:39 AM, PST | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Hyderabad, Nov 30: Tamil cinema's Matinee idol and super star Vijay's movie Thuppaki was released on the eve of Diwali. Earlier his films that were dubbed in Telugu failed to draw the attention of the Telugu audience. However, this film has generated a lot of curiosity among the cine goers. This is first time Vijay is acting under the direction of A.R. Murugadoss in this action-adventure flick. The film opened to highly positive reviews from both the critics and audiences.

The story revolves around a youngster from a Mumbai-based Tamil family and his decisions he takes after his life undergoes a sudden turn. Jagadish (Vijay) is a secret agent. »

- Rahul Kapoor

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'Thuppakki' mints Rs.65.32 crore worldwide in opening week

20 November 2012 3:07 AM, PST | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Chennai, Nov 20: Vijay−starrer Tamil action−thriller "Thuppakki" collected Rs.65.32 crore worldwide in its opening week.

"The film collected Rs.65.32 crore worldwide in the first week. In Tamil Nadu, 'Thuppakki' raked in Rs.40 crore and above in the first six days and it continues to run to packed houses. It is also doing good business in neighbouring states such as Kerala and Andhra Pradesh," trade analyst Trinath told Ians.

The film, directed by A.R. Murugadoss, opened on Diwali, Nov 13, and hit over 1,000 screens worldwide.

According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh, "Thuppakki" collected Rs.1.18 crore in Britain,. »

- Amith Ostwal

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'Thuppakki' - A taut action-thriller (Tamil Movie Review)

14 November 2012 6:36 AM, PST | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Film: 'Thuppakki'; Director: A.R Murugadoss; Cast: Vijay, Kajal Aggarwal, Sathyan, Jayaram, Mano Bala and Vidyut Jamwal; Rating: ***

Thanks to A.R. Murugadoss, Vijay steps into a new avatar that comes as a welcome surprise for his fans and critics alike. Did Vijay succeed in his new avatar is the question that the audience walked home with after watching the film? Well, partially yes and no is the answer.

Although, Vijay shines in his avatar for the most part of the film, as an avid follower of Murugadoss, one may still feel that the film could've been way better. Nevertheless, "Thuppakki" is definitely one of the best Tamil action-thriller of recent times.

Vijay aka Jagdish, a captain in the Indian army, is currently. »

- Smith Cox

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Rajinikanth to work with Murugadoss and Thanu? - Realbollywood.com News

14 October 2012 11:24 PM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Hyderabad, Oct 15: Recently there was the audio launch of the film "Thuppakki". And the producer of the film, soon after the event, told in a press meet that he has met Rajinikanth a few days back. The producer of this film is Kalaipuli S Thanu. His meeting with Rajini was 40 minutes long, and he talked about actor Vijay in the meeting. Thanu said that Vijay is a wonderful co-star and he even helps the producers and film makers financially in hours of need. In the same meeting, Thanu also talked a bit about film maker A.R. Murugadoss.. »

- Anita Agarwal

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G.V. Prakash turns to acting - Realbollywood.com News

4 October 2012 4:02 AM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Chennai, Oct 4: After making music for southern as well as Hindi films, composer G.V. Prakash is set to make his acting debut with A.R. Murugadoss's upcoming home production.

The venture will be helmed by one of Murugadoss's assistants.

"Talks are on with the composer to play the hero because it's a musical subject and the producer is convinced that he will be apt for the role," a source told Ians.

"The cast and crew of the untitled film are yet to be disclosed. Once. »

- Lohit Reddy

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Kajal: I wouldn't have let go off Special Chabbis

27 March 2012 2:08 AM, PDT | GlamSham | See recent GlamSham news »

Kajal Agarwal is on a roll. Between Singham (Ajay Devgn) and Special Chabbis (Akshay Kumar), she has already enjoyed a blockbuster in the form of south film Businessman. Currently working with A.R. Murugadoss of Ghajini fame in Tamil flick Thuppakki and with Anand K.V. (who has to his credit much acclaimed Ko) in Maatraan, Kajal is pretty much at the top of her game down South and hence is taking things as they come in Bollywood. "You can see that after Singham I wasn't sitting »

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Kamal Haasan wants Srk for Menon's remake - Realbollywood.com News

24 January 2012 3:08 AM, PST | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Mumbai, Jan 24: If Kamal Haasan had his way, superstar Shah Rukh Khan will be the only actor to step into his shoes for the Hindi remake of Gautham Menon's Tamil film "Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu".

Shah Rukh is currently in a dilemma as he has to choose between the remakes of two Tamil films - "Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu" and A.R. Murugadoss's "Ramanna".

Both offer the picky King Khan a chance to do something he hasn't done before -- a south Indian remake with parts that he hasn't tried before.

"While Murugadoss's film casts Srk as a social crusader, Menon's film casts him as a cop, a role he has played just once in Shashilal. »

- Abhijeet Sen

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