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The Smart Hunt (2006)

Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu (original title)
A Police Officer investigates a series of brutal rapes and murders, with the culprits seeming to cover more than one country.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Raghavan
Jyothika ...
Aradhana
Prakash Raj ...
Arogyaraj
Daniel Balaji ...
Amudhan Sukumaran
Saleem Baig ...
Ilamaran Anandan
Kamalinee Mukherjee ...
Kayalvizhi Raghavan
Rajashri ...
Chitra
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Anderson
Yog Japee ...
Arun
Ajay Naidu
Aahuthi Prasad ...
Police Commissioner
Karma ...
Cowan
Stun Shiva ...
Villain
Ganesh ...
Dharma
Tirlok Malik ...
Suspected Killer
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Storyline

Raghavan (Kamal Hassan), a top cop from the Tamil Nadu Police Department is faced with a series of rapes and brutal murders including those of his boss's family. The culprits are found soon enough but prove extremely evasive while they continue their murderous legacy undeterred. Written by VVlilai

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25 August 2006 (India)  »

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Hunt and Play  »

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INR 240,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The opening sequence of the movie were kamal fight with goons which was shot in his own house in chennai. See more »

Goofs

Before encounter of MLA Sasi, Raghavan shoots one of the MLA's goons. In the shot, the goons face is shown inside the frame. See more »

Quotes

Murderer: [Pistol Jams] Shit! Shit! Shit!
Raghavan: Saying 'Shit' again and again? Is that your mother's name?
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Connections

Referenced in Jigarthanda (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Partha Mudhal
Lyrics by: Thamarai
Composed by: Harris Jayaraj
Sung by: Bombay Jayashri and Unni Menon
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v v lifted from Proof of the Man by Junya Sato
14 November 2006 | by (india) – See all my reviews

v v lifted from Proof of the Man by Junya Sato

The ploy line of Proof of the Man is "When an American is murdered in a Japanese inn, Tokyo police detective Munesue follows the trail of the killer to New York.

There he is joined by a New York City detective named Shuftan and together they sort out the crime" Kamal looks like wounded tiger..

yeah.. v accept it has some technical brilliance.. but not to the high standards..

and the BGM at some scenes very noisy..

i rated this movie 5/10


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