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Vinayak and his 4 team members rob a booty of 500 crores INR. Trouble starts when two of the team betrays them.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ajith Kumar ...
Arjun ...
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Sanjana Arumugam (as Trisha)
Premgi Amaren ...
Prem
Vaibhav Reddy ...
Sumanth
Anjali ...
Suchitra Sumanth
Andrea Jeremiah ...
Sabitha Prithviraj
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Sona (as Lakshmi Rai)
Aravind Akash ...
Faizal
Ashwin Kakumanu ...
Ganesh
Mahat Raghavendra ...
Mahat
V. Jayaprakash ...
Arumuga Chettiyaar
Subbu Panchu ...
Kamal Ekambaram / Praveen Kumar (as Panchu Subbu)
Boys Rajan ...
Special Squad Officer
Vj Ramya ...
Press Reporter
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Mankatha is a racy and adrenaline-rushing story of a Maharashtra police officer Vinayak Mahadevan (Ajith) who is suspended for helping a smuggler to escape from police encounter. He starts leading life in his own way. He falls for Sanjana (Trisha), daughter of an influential local goon Arumuga Chettiyar (Jayaprakash) in Mumbai. A tough cop Prithvi (Arjun) takes charge to end betting scandal in IPL cricket in Mumbai. Arumuga uses his links with dons in Mumbai tries to route through his old theatre, a cash of over Rs 500 crore to be used in betting. Sumanth (Vaibhav), a goon working for Arumuga Chettiyarplans to take away the booty with the help of his friends Ganesh (Ashwin), Mahanth (Mahanth), who owns a bar in Mumbai and Prem (Premji), a IIT graduate. Vinayak joins the race. he promises to help them and divide it between them. Trouble starts after they take away the cash. Both Arumugha Chettiyar and police are now on their heels. Meanwhile, Mahanth and Prem escape with the cash. It ... Written by Captain

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INR 400,000,000 (estimated)
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Google Zeitgeist 2011, a compilation of the year's most frequent search queries, placed Mankatha at 7th rank, becoming the only Tamil film to secure a place in the list. See more »

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Mankatha - 500 Crore likes... Give me more...
2 September 2011 | by (Chennai) – See all my reviews

Hi Guys, This is Ajith Kumar's 50th and released with high expectation.

First of this movie is a Mass and Class movie. So Don't Compare this movie with award winning movies.

First half is average & its not creating any impact to the audience but definitely its not the worst part. Lot of character introduction in First half. Bu some of the scenes in First half sparkles. After 10 minutes interval break, roller coaster ride will start. Jet speed. Ajth breaks the usual rule of tamil cinema heroes.

He is the real baddie in this movie. Ajith age in this film is 40. So don't expect fast movement dance, youth look. Second Half is racy and some twists. No hero will accept this kind of role. Some ajith dialogues are very crude.

Yuvan Sankar Raja BGM reminds some Hollywood movies in some part.. But its awesome.

Second half Screen play is awesome. thanks Venkat Prabhu(Director)

Overall, Watching this film is definitely worth 4 you money.

My final punch: Very big treat for ajith fans. Good time pass movie for others.

Note: Hey guys don't miss the making of mankatha after the end card.


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