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Thiruda Thiruda (1994)

An Inspector is assigned to track down a large sum of stolen money. His investigations lead him to a couple of small time crooks, a village belle, a murder, an absconding suspect, and an international drug dealer.

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Azhagu / Kishan
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Kadir / Shankar
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Rajathi / Kajri (as Heera)
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Chandralekha 'Lekha'
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CBI Inspector Laxminarayan (as S.P. Balasubramaniyam)
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Vikram
Shanmuga Sundharam ...
Panchayat Head (as Shanmuga Sundaram)
Malaysia Vasudevan ...
Inspector
S.S. Chandran ...
Lorry Driver
Madan Bob ...
CBI Officer (as Madan Babu)
Ajay Ratnam ...
Ashok
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CBI Officer
Oru Viral Krishna Rao
Praveen Raj
P.C. Ramakrishna
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Fresh printed bank notes to the value of incredible 10 billion rupies are stolen in India from a train by the henchmen of super-gangster Vikram living in London. The code card only being able to open the container with the money comes into the possession of beautiful Chandralekha. On the way to Vikram she comes across the two thieves Kadir and Azhagu who are on the run from the police - having in tow country-girl Rajathi whom they kept from committing suicide and who then ran away from her ruthless uncle. After some attempts of cheating each other Chandralekha is making friends with the thieves. When she discovers that Vikram is stopping at nothing - especially not at dead bodies - on his hunt after the loot, she informs the three others about the real value of the code card. In the following pursuit between Vikram, the four heroes and a special police brigade which has to get back the money before a state crisis comes about, not only fierce action, but also love comes to its own. Written by hthiess

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The license plate of the cargo container containing the stolen money is SKF 1138 - possibly a homage to George Lucas's movie THX 1138 (1971). See more »

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Hardham, Hardham
Performed by Udit Narayan
Lyrics by P.K. Mishra
Music by A.R. Rahman
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years, later this experiment will look like an achievement
12 February 2012 | by See all my reviews

Can some movies with no star cast become commercial hits? Yes,if the director is able to provide the right elements that most of the audience needs at a point.

Thiruda Thiruda by Mani Ratnam, with P.C.Sriram and music by A.R.Rahman. It was one of those movies that had no significant and was purely entertainment movie at least for its time. Obviously the director is trying to make the frontbenchers happy.

But if u did not get t o appreciate its technical finesse at the time of its release, u will do so years later. The cinematography is astounding excellence by maniratnam and PC Sriram, considering this move was released in 1993.With the advent of large screen High definition screens. This movie comes alive again even better than it used to before after watching it again on original remastered DVD Undoubtedly Ar Rahman's music in this move is clearly the best in his career . Pure and bold experimentation that gave us a unique experience.


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