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Thalapathi (1991)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 25 November 1991 (India)
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An orphan named Surya raised in a slum befriends a good crime boss named Devaraj and works for him. Their existence is threatened when a new honest district collector arrives.

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Mani Ratnam

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Mani Ratnam (screenplay), Mani Ratnam (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rajinikanth ... Surya
Mammootty ... Devaraj
Shobana ... Subbulaxmi
Arvind Swamy ... Arjun
Srividya ... Kalyani, Surya's mom
Bhanupriya ... Padma
Amrish Puri ... Kalivardhan
Jai Sankar Jai Sankar ... Arjun's Dad
Geetha ... Devaraj's Wife
Charlie ... (as Charle)
Charu Haasan Charu Haasan ... Subbulaxmi's Father
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Manoj K. Jayan ... Manoharan
Nagesh
Sonu Walia ... Dancer (special appearance)
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Storyline

Surya (Rajnikanth) is an orphan raised in a slum. He finds a friend in the local Godfather (Mamooty). They rule the town and forms a parallel government. Things are well until new district collect(Aravind Swami), step -brother of Surya takes charge. Surya finds his mom (Sreevidya) and decides to surrender. Written by Edward <ed_stal@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

25 November 1991 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Commander See more »

Filming Locations:

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Trivia

This is the only movie where Rajnikanth and Mani Ratnam worked together. See more »

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Referenced in Rail (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Putham Puthu Poo
Written by: Vaali
Produced by: Ilaiyaraaja
Performed by: K.J. Yesudas and S. Janaki
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Superb
17 January 2019 | by sreedharpta11See all my reviews

Good..mustwatch..modern mahabharatha..career besst performance by rajnikanth..great acting by mammokka


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