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Thaandavam (2012)

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A blind man with his 'Echolocation' power takes on a revenge mission.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
'Chiyaan' Vikram ...
Shiva / Kenny / Arjun Rathore
Jagapathi Babu ...
Sarath Kumar
Amy Jackson ...
Geetha (as Lakshmi Rai)
Santhanam ...
Saranya Ponvannan ...
Shiva's Mother
Thambi Ramayya ...
Thappache Mama
Srinivasa Rao Kota ...
Central Minister
Sayaji Shinde ...
CBI Chief Officer
Delhi Ganesh ...
Meenakshi's Father
M.S. Bhaskar ...
Shiva's Uncle
Sujitha ...
Shiva's Sister
Balaji ...
Shiva's Friend


The film opens with Kenny (Vikram), a Pianist in a church and a blind man who is on a vendetta mission in London, which has been ravaged by a series of bomb blasts. During the night, Kenny becomes an obsessed killing machine and goes on a killing spree murdering mostly white men. In a flashback mode it is revealed that Kenny is actually a top RAW officer Sivakumar whose buddy was Sarath (Jagapathy Babu), his colleague in the intelligence department. Siva marries Meenakshi (Anushka) an eye surgeon and was leading a peaceful life till fate intervened cruelly and turned his life upside down. Written by Ajith

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Release Date:

28 September 2012 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Sivathaandavam  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$37,953 (USA) (5 October 2012)


$212,145 (USA) (19 October 2012)

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This is 25th film of the composer G.V. Prakash Kumar. See more »


Thaandavam Theme
Written by Na. Muthukumar
Composed by G.V. Prakash Kumar
Performed by Balasubramaniam S.P.
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Thandavam (U)--------my Rating: 3.5/5 HIT or may be SUPER HIT ......for more movie Review like this page:::::
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Thandavam (U)--------my Rating: 3.5/5 HIT or may be SUPER HIT

* It is a family packed action thriller.......

* Cast , vikram has proved himself greatly after the defeat of "Rajapattai",fantastic performance as a blind man and he comes with a six pack before interval,Anushka was romantic in her first scene and follows, Amy jackson is waste...... * Nirav shah cinematography was superb and feels very pleasant to watch the entire movie with a pleasant feel.... * Story was fantastic and very perfectible....... * Music , G.v.prakash songs were not good except the second half songs are watchable than in first half, in the beginning of the movie BGM started well but he fails in the remaining plot....

  • Very major minus is the movie length which runs 167mins.... -

Screenplay sucks in the first half where fastens in the second half...
  • Santhanam does his best but his space was very little ... as we

understand that it is an action flick......

Finally ... It is a clean package entertainer with romantic scenes and thrilling chases..overall it is a perfect one time watch.......

The film is an action entertainer about a blind man with 'echolocation' power, who takes on a revenge mission. — at Sathyam Cinemas.

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