A temperamental farmer gets embroiled in a bloody clan feud in a southern Tamil Nadu village.

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Virumandi
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Annalachmi
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Kothaala Thevan
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Nallama Naicker
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Thevar
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Chief Jailor Jayanth (as Nasser)
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Angela James
Shanmugha Rajan ...
Inspector Peikkaaman
Pyramid Natarajan ...
Vaidhyanadhan
O.A.K. Sunder ...
Kothaala Thevan's Brother
Periya Karuppu Thevar ...
Temple Priest
Gnanasambandam ...
Cowfight host
Karate Raja ...
Virumandi's Sidekick
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The take on death penalty told through the story of a temperamental villager caught in between two village clans. Told through an offbeat screenplay inspired by Korosawa's Rashomon, the film narrates two versions of the same incidents. 'Virumaandi' is exhibition of filmmaking & culture of the land it depicts at its very best. Written by PipingHotViews

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Initially, the film was named as Sandiyar. Then the production unit had several problems pressuring them to change the name and hence changed to Virumaandi later. Few years later a film with the same name(Sandiyar) released but had no issues with the film's name. See more »

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Karbagraham Vitu Samy Veliyerathu
Performed by Ilaiyaraaja, Kamal Haasan, Karthik Raja', Surendar, Tippu
Music composed by Ilaiyaraaja
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Indian... Rashomon!!
15 October 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

A typical combination of great story telling, a worthy message, remarkable acting, music, cast.. no wonder he's a legend in world cinema The first time i saw this movie, was a theater with no special sound effects. The entire picture was noisy and the dialogues were not clear. Real sounds were recorded in the shooting spot for this movie, which had made this impact.

But then when i got to watch it for the second time in a good theatre.. i was awe struck by the minute details that were hidden within the scenes.

Kudos to Kamal Haasan!! I'd invariably give a 10/10


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