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Thuppakki (2012)

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An army captain is on a mission to track down and destroy a terrorist gang and deactivate the sleeper cells under its command.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vijay ...
Jagadish Dhanapalan
Kajal Agarwal ...
Nisha
Sathyan ...
Balaji
Vidyut Jamwal ...
Sleeper Cell's Leader
Jayaram ...
Ravichandran
Manobala ...
Nisha's Father
Zakir Hussain ...
Kamarudeen
Anupama Kumar
Deepthi Nambiar ...
Jagadish's Sister
Akshara Gowda ...
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Neil
Gautam Kurup
Steven Clarke ...
Dancer
A.R. Murugadoss ...
Cameo Appearance
Santhosh Sivan ...
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Storyline

Jagdish (Vijay), an army captain, is back in Mumbai for a holiday to be with his parents and two sisters. They want him to get married and finds a bride Nisha (Kajal Aggarwal) for him. After the usual bickerings the couple fall in love. Meanwhile Jagadish an intelligence officer in the military, has a mission to crack down on terrorist sleeper cells in Mumbai. How Jagadish moving around as an ordinary person using his brain and brawn in the correct measure, tracks down the terrorist in his own unique way forms the rest of this escapist entertainer. Written by Surya Prakash

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13 November 2012 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Thuppakki - Le Pistolet  »

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INR 650,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Vijay's father S. A. Chandrasekhar was to produce the film initially, before Kalaipuli S. Thanu took over the project. See more »

Goofs

Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal having dispute on the road, where Vijay is sitting on a bike and after that Kajal leaves in an auto rickshaw showing that she stole the Key of the motorbike. But in the scenes before, she is not making any attempt to take the key and while she leaves the key is inserted in the motorbike itself. See more »

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Written by: Na. Muthukumar
Produced by: Harris Jayaraj
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Pure Bred Blockbuster
15 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

Thuppakki the best big hero film in last say five years, best Vijay movie since Pokkiri, and better movie than ghilli and pokkiri put together. Here is why the movie works perfectly, a script not custom made for Thalapathy, thanks to ARM for first writing the script and then choosing the actor, so he has created a role which Vijay can only do because the hero is required to do just about everything crack a comedy, be cool, be stylish, fight, romance and dance all one after the other. No actor in the same stature of thalapathy can actually do dat, one has to be a pure bred commercial hero for this film, and he is the one. If someone comes and says someone else can do this better than him then they don't know what they are talking about because one can excel at one and not excel at another. Pure bred blockbuster. The Story and Screenplay, ARM has woven a very intricate and intelligent story and has executed really well. Lot has been said about the cineatographer Santosh Sivan, I am a mere mortal to talk about this legend, I cant see anyone else providing the movie with such shots, which really helped the movie. The music even though the songs are average, Harriss scored in the BGM department, he excels it to the core, because they showcase the actor as stylish, cool and intelligent. The movie provides everything it promised and more. Intelligent, fast paced, witty and a whole lot of awesomeness......Watch it to redeem of the disappointing big hero movies this year. Pure Bred Blockbuster and the 2nd blockbuster of the year 2012 for Vijay and tamil cinema


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