An aspiring director targets a ruthless gangster for making a violent gangster film. His discreet attempts to research the gangster fail miserably. Finally when he gets caught snooping, the tables are turned on him.

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Karthik
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Assault Sethu (as Simhaa)
Lakshmi Menon ...
Kayalvizhi
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Mukesh (as Nasser)
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Sundar (as Narein)
Guru Somasundaram ...
Muthu Sir
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Oorni
Sangili Murugan ...
Pottikadai Annachi
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Karthik's Father
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Kayalvizhi's Mother
Sudha ...
Karthik's Mother
Bagavathi Perumal ...
Film Unit Member
Rajkumar ...
Karthik's Friend
Vinodhini Vaidynathan ...
Widowed Woman
Ramachandran ...
Rasu
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When Karthik is given a task by his producer to come up with a gripping gangster flick infested with heavy dosage of violence, he focuses on Sethu, a ruthless gangster surrounded by quirky yet scary henchmen. Karthik discreetly tries his best to find out about Sethu to develop a film script, but fails miserably in all his attempts. However when he finally gets the chance to gain an insight into Sethu's life, disaster strikes as he gets caught in the mêlée following the discovery of a mole within Sethu's gang. Written by PipingHotViews

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Chikkadu Dorakadu  »

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INR 300,000,000 (estimated)
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Initially actor Vijay Sethupathi was approached to do the antagonist role. But he rejected the offer since he is busy with his schedule. See more »

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character in 'movie within movie': Hey are you from Jaihindpuram area?
Special Appearance: Yes!
character in 'movie within movie': Don't you have any girls in your area?
Special Appearance: We have girls in our area.It seems there ain't no guys in your area!
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References Scarface (1983) See more »

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Produced by Santhosh Narayanan
Performed by Sandy's Jazz Band
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"Jigarthanda" - A Master Piece...!
4 August 2014 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Hi Folks,

To tell about the film, scene by scene detailing of screenplay, dialogue, songs & BGM all were mixed with the right proportion.

To be honest to myself, Movie was expanded to almost nearing to 3hrs..!! But though the drag in time was not an issue as the twist & turns in the plot of the movie was made the audience glue to their seats...!!

The cast & crew made a good & best..!! efforts on acting, stunts, cinematography, Music, & the Director - Karthik's touch to the script made the movie a TOP NOTCH...!!

I can proudly tell as a fan of Tamil cinema....!!! That Tamil Cinema (aka) Kollywood is globally getting established well due to these kind of Offbeat movies which works out well both box office & as well as 'Award Winning..!!"

Last but not least...! Kudos to "Jigarthanda Team"

Thanks for making Rs.120/- a worth spent..!!


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