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The Terrorist (1998)
"Theeviravaathi: The Terrorist" (original title)

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A young female terrorist goes on a suicide assassination mission, but her resolve to complete it is put to the test.

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Credited cast:
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Malli
K. Krishna ...
Lover
Sonu Sisupal ...
Leader
Vishwas ...
Lotus
Anuradha ...
Sumitra
Bhavani ...
Old Lady
Parmeshwaran ...
Vasu
Gopal ...
Gopal
Saravana ...
Traitor
Anna Durai ...
Photographer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bhanu Prakash ...
Perumal
Shyam Sunder ...
Army Officer
Vishnuvardhan ...
Thyagu (as Vishnu Vardhan)
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Malli is a 19 year old girl, who joined a terrorist organization at a very young age after her brother was killed in the cause. Now in her young adulthood, she volunteers for a suicide assassination mission to kill a VIP in the service of her cause. With intricate preparations and seemingly firm resolve, she makes her way to the target area where the plot will be executed. However, events occur that make her question her determination to complete her mission and the very nature of the sacrifice that she is called upon to make. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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19 October 2000 (Australia)  »

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Budget:

INR 1,091,250 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,750 (USA) (14 January 2000)

Gross:

$140,021 (USA) (21 April 2000)
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A story well narrated
21 August 2004 | by (India) – See all my reviews

The movie is about a girl who is sent on a mission to assassinate a VIP by becoming a human bomb. It can be related to the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India. A notable fact is that no where in the movie is there a mention about the roots of the girl nor who the VIP is. It rather narrates the incidents that occur from the time she is chosen on this mission.

The movie has wonderful cinematography by Santosh Sivan and good performances by all the artists. All the artists were very natural making the movie more realistic.

The unconventional ending has done justice to the narration.


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