MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 4,582 this week

Thenali (2000)

7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 980 users  
Reviews: 7 user

Nutty patient drives a shrink up the wall.

Director:

Writers:

, (dialogue), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 32 titles
created 06 Sep 2011
 
list image
a list of 30 titles
created 07 Dec 2011
 
a list of 36 titles
created 07 Apr 2013
 
a list of 42 titles
created 07 Sep 2013
 
list image
a list of 23 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Thenali" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Thenali (2000)

Thenali (2000) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Thenali.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Pithamagan (2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A boy raised in a cemetary grows up with no social skills, and leads a turbulent life readjusting once he moves out of the cemetary.

Director: Bala
Stars: 'Chiyaan' Vikram, Suriya, Laila
Annamalai (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A class-divided friendship goes through highs and lows through several decades.

Director: Suresh Krishna
Stars: Rajinikanth, Sarath Babu, Khushboo
Thillu Mullu (1981)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Ayyampettai Arivudainambi Kaliyaperumal Chandran is a hip graduate who gets a job through his family doctor. The employer, Sri Ramachandramurthy has some frivolous notions about character, ... See full summary »

Director: K. Balachander
Stars: Rajinikanth, Madhavi, Thengai Srinivasan
Anniyan (2005)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Anniyan is about Ramanujam alias Ambi who suffers from Multiple Personality Disorder. Ambi (a lawyer), Remo(a suave supermodel) and Anniyan (a vigilante who wreaks havoc on people who cheat, loots or conned Ambi).

Director: S. Shankar
Stars: 'Chiyaan' Vikram, Sada, Prakash Raj
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Director: K. Balachander
Stars: Kamal Hassan, Revathy, Rekha Mallick
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Ram (Kamal Haasan) is a playboy pilot. His marriage to Mythili (Simran) disintegrates after a series of misunderstandings. To cheer him up, his buddies arrange for a steamy evening with a ... See full summary »

Director: K.S. Ravikumar
Stars: Kamal Hassan, Simran, Ramya Krishnan
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Director: K.S. Ravikumar
Stars: Kamal Hassan, Meena, Gemini Ganesan
Mumbai Xpress (2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Singeetham Srinivasa Rao
Stars: Ramesh Aravind, Shama Deshpande, Dheena Chandra Dhas
Sivaji (2007)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Corrupt police and politicians target a computer engineer for trying to better the lives of less privileged citizens.

Director: S. Shankar
Stars: Rajinikanth, Shriya Saran, Suman
Saravana (2006)
Action | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Saravana (Silambarasan) and Krishna (Krishna) are close buddies in college. Saravana sees a video tape of Krishna's sister Sadhana (Jyothika) studying in London and falls in love with her. ... See full summary »

Director: K.S. Ravikumar
Stars: T.R. Silambarasan, Jyothika, Prakash Raj
Comedy

Uttaman, an 8th century drama actor, and Manoranjan, a 21st century cinema superstar.

Director: Ramesh Aravind
Stars: K. Balachander, M.S. Bhaskar, Kamal Hassan
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Vasool Raja- is in a rowdy gang, where they get money from people. When his parents are coming for a visit,he & his gang pretend they are running a hospital. Later Vasool's parents find out... See full summary »

Director: Saran
Stars: Kamal Hassan, Sneha, Prabhu
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Jayaram ...
Dr. Kailash
Jyothika ...
Janaki
Devayani ...
Jalaja
Delhi Ganesh ...
Dr. Panchabhootam
Vijayakumari ...
Kamakshi
Meena ...
Meena
Edit

Storyline

Thenali (Kamal) is a traumatized Sri Lankan Tamil, who has is beset by a variety of elaborate phobias. A psychiatrist Panchabutam (Delhi Ganesh), convinced that Thenali is impossible, refers him to rival shrink Kailash (Jayaram). The doctor takes an instant dislike to his new patient, while his wife (Devyani) and sister (Jyothika) take more of a liking to him than Kailash would like. Interesting Sri Lankan accent, though mostly wasted on an overdone film. Kamal overacts. Written by Joyojeet Pal

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

27 October 2000 (India)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Remake of What About Bob? (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Thenali
Written by: Ilayakamban
Produced by: A.R. Rahman
Performed by: Shankar Mahadevan and 'Clinton Cerejo'
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Poorly done version of What about Bob
30 April 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

God, just because Kamal i left this movie. What he has proved in this movie is how good he can copy a western movie and badly make it. I am totally disappointed. I know Tamil Cinema sometimes live on borrowed story lines but to copy a good movie and remake it badly is really a sin.

There is nothing much to say about the acting, if Kamal feels talking Srilankan Tamil is a new way of acting (thats the only thing i found amusing) then he should forget expecting niceties from movie buffs. Performance wise i didn't see any great performance in this movie. All mediocre.

I hope Bill Murray doesn't see this movie, he might kill himself.


4 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Remake of: What's with Bob smoke_2150
Discuss Thenali (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?