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Boys (2003)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  29 August 2003 (India)
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'Boys' is the story of five boys and a girl from different families They are youthful, vibrant, careless violating all conventions and In the process, they discover their hidden talents.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Munna (as R. Siddharth Narayan)
Nakhul ...
Juju (as Nakul)
Bharath Srinivasan ...
Bob Galy / Babu Kalyanam
Sai Srinivas ...
Krishna
Srivardhini Thaman ...
Krishna (as Thaman S.)
Manigandan ...
Kumar (as Manikandan)
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Harini (as Harini)
Vivek ...
Mangalam Sir
Senthil ...
Anna Mary Kannaiyan
A.V. Ramanan ...
Munna's Father
Janaki Sabesh ...
Munna's Mother
Anitha Rathnam ...
Harini's Father
Kalairani ...
Kumar's Mother
Havarasu ...
Kumar's Father
Subashini ...
Juju's Mother
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'Boys' is the story of five boys and a girl from different families with different social backgrounds and upbringing. They are youthful, vibrant, careless violating all conventions and norms till reality strikes them and they are left to fend for themselves. In the process, they discover their hidden talents. Written by Chester

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This movie suffered extensive censorship throughout its airing at cinema theaters. While for the first few days it was uncensored, it became less and less enjoyable as the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), India, made 17 cuts. The most well known cut was the deleted visuals and dialogs of Juju with the prostitute as he shakes the cot up to the dialog of Bobgali "please please konjam utkarungalen". This scene was shown in the trailer and was one of the most memorable portions of the film. See more »

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Kumar: What Kumar... a love letter?
Kumar: Sex Story. "Malgova Aunty"
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References Sholay (1975) See more »

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Please Sir
Written by: Vaali
Produced by: A.R. Rahman
Performed by: Kunal Ganjawala, Clinton Cerejo, S.P.B. Charan, Chinmayee Sripada
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Make the frikkin sequel already!
23 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

This movie is awesome and a ground breaker when it came to Tamil Cinema or even Indian Cinema as a whole. What I cant figure out is how the director/writer came up with all the stuff seen in this movie? He must have interviewed hundreds of college going guys throughout Chennai and studied their life very carefully. The ideas here are pure genius and typical of Shankar, even if too controversial. Sujatha also writes dialog for most other Tamil films but only when it comes to Shankar's movies does the dialog really stand out. Shankar has the ability to bring out the best in every performer, actor and writer, even extra. Even if Mani Ratnam makes more realistic movies, Shankar is the better director for being far more creative in his work. For example, the "Malgova Aunty" scene and dialog threw me off the chair. I was on the floor. If you don't like this movie, then you're

a) Completely retarded b) A conservative c) From a mofussil background d) All of the above

If only Shankar could be as creative as he was in this movie, in Anniyan which was absolute crap in comparison. I don't think that even Shivaji would be as good as Boys. I hope that after Shivaji, Shankar makes Boys-2.


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