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Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu (2006)

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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Raghavan
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Aradhana
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Arogyaraj
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Amudhan Sukumaran
Saleem Baig ...
Ilamaran Anandan
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Kayalvizhi Raghavan
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Chitra
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Anderson
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Arun
Ajay Naidu
Aahuthi Prasad ...
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Cowan
Stun Shiva ...
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Dharma
Tirlok Malik ...
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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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INR 240,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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50% of the movie was shot in USA. 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 »

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Lyrics by: Thamarai
Composed by: Harris Jayaraj
Sung by: Franko, Solar Sai and Sowmya Rao
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A great thriller movie
26 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Very solid technical details. The way new york pictured is simple superb. Hats off to Ravi Varman for his cinematography. This movie is not inferior to any Hollywood one. Tamil movies are catching up with them. Great direction by Gautham. Kamal should shed some weight and continue his world class acting. The matured romance between Kamal and Jyothika needs a special mention. Too bad the other heroine Kamalini Mukherjee didn't get much attention. Absolutely no comedy sequences at all in this thriller. Thats a great attempt by the director in these times when comedy is given lots of importance in Tamil movies. Background score by Harris Jayaraj is simply superb. World class.


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