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Naan Kadavul (2009)

 -  Action | Drama  -  6 February 2009 (India)
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Rudran (Arya) in Kasi. Fourteen years later, repenting his act he goes with his daughter in search of him. He finds him there but is shocked to learn that he has become an Aghori, a ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Aarya ...
Aghori
Pooja Umashankar ...
Blind woman
Rajendran ...
Thandavan
Krishnamoorthy ...
Murugan
Singampuli ...
Beggar
Rajendranath ...
Police Officer
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Rudran (Arya) in Kasi. Fourteen years later, repenting his act he goes with his daughter in search of him. He finds him there but is shocked to learn that he has become an Aghori, a character who gives moksha and prevents the soul from getting rebirth. Nevertheless he brings him back to Tamil Nadu. The story takes a turn here and introduces us to the world of physically and mentally challenged beggars. A world controlled by the cruel Thandavan (Rajendran). Hamsavalli (Pooja Umashankar) a blind girl is forcefully separated from her troop and made to join the beggars. Soon she becomes another victim of Thandavan's cruelty. Meanwhile, Rudran leaves his house to find his place on a small cave, and soon meets Hamsavalli, who tries her best to convince him to return home, but fails. Thandavan then takes a deal with a Malayali man of the same profession to sell some of the beggars.The Malayali guy forcefully takes the beggars away,although they want to stay with the rest of the beggars. He ... Written by Sadiq Khan (sadiqkhandirector@gmail.com)

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The film took nearly four years to complete, with the initial release date being November 2005. See more »

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Referenced in Boss Engira Baskaran (2010) See more »

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Oru Kaatril
Written by Vaali
Performed by Ilaiyaraaja
Music by Ilaiyaraaja
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This is possibly the most original and astounding Tamil film ever made...
22 February 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This is possibly the most original and astounding Tamil film ever made...Absolute gem of a film...Bala has taken Tamil cinema and its viewers to the next level with this film.

Arya has Rudra has lived in the character,and so is Puja..Every Time you see Arya there is the kind of extra ordinary emotions running through you right from his intro to the last scene in Kasi..Absolutely Mind blowing... No body in Tamil cinema has the guts and clarity like Bala sir,and his directorial abilities would match the best in the world...Raja sir has given the most lively music even after 35 years and has showed what is re-recording...absolutely mid blowing,path breaking movie.


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