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'Boys' is the story of five boys and a girl from different families They are youthful, vibrant, careless violating all conventions and In the process, they discover their hidden talents.

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S. Shankar

Writers:

S. Shankar, Sujatha (dialogue)
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Siddharth ... Munna (as R. Siddharth Narayan)
Nakhul ... Juju (as Nakul)
Bharath Srinivasan ... Bob Galy / Babu Kalyanam
S. Thaman S. Thaman ... Krishna (as Thaman S.)
Manigandan Manigandan ... Kumar (as Manikandan)
Genelia D'Souza ... Harini (as Harini)
Vivek ... Mangalam Sir
Senthil ... Anna Veri Kannaiyan
A.V. Ramanan A.V. Ramanan ... Munna's Father
Janaki Sabesh Janaki Sabesh ... Munna's Mother
Anitha Rathnam Anitha Rathnam ... Harini's Father
Kalairani ... Kumar's Mother
Ilavarasu ... Kumar's Father (as Havarasu)
Subashini Subashini ... Juju's Mother
K.P. Mohan K.P. Mohan ... Juju's Father

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'Boys' is the story of five boys and a girl from different families with different social backgrounds and upbringing. They are youthful, vibrant, careless violating all conventions and norms till reality strikes them and they are left to fend for themselves. In the process, they discover their hidden talents. Written by Chester

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Boys for gals

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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Genelia D'Souza, who was shooting for Hindi film Tujhe Meri Kasam, and was chosen among 300 girls after Shankar was impressed by her Parker Pen commercial alongside Amitabh Bachchan. See more »

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Kumar: What Kumar... a love letter?
Kumar: Sex Story. "Malgova Aunty"
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Written by: Vaali and BlaaZe
Produced by: A.R. Rahman
Performed by Lucky Ali, BlaaZe, Clinton Cerejo and Vasundhara Das
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Excellent but not for everyone
29 July 2006 | by fmjmmSee all my reviews

Most of the criticism surrounding Boys more or less relates to Shankars traditional story lines with high morals and family entertainment. Boys in far from a family movie and it is perhaps the most sexually explicit Tamil movie to ever come out, without actually having any nudity after censorship.

Boys is thus something one just cannot watch together with the family as most of it concerns the sexual adventures of 5 Boys, all newcomers, putting in superb performances. Now, while people who consider themselves morally upright and strict may find this embarrassing, most of the actual teenagers of India will actually be disturbed at how accurately it depicts what they actually do, without their parents knowing.

Boys will be Boys and that needs to be accepted. Society is'nt as squeaky clean as one would like to believe. First the teen, especially college going, audience will be disturbed, then thrilled and then appreciative. This made the movie a success in the cities but a lot of revenue actually comes from conservative suburbs and villages where people viewing will not have a clue of whats going on since the movie reflects the behavior of mostly, socialite urban populace.

But with Shankar's style and AR Rehman's music, Boys is certainly a superb movie if you don't have any of the reservations discussed above. It does'nt have a great storyline on the line of Indian, Mudhalvan etc but Shankar injects quality into each and every scene, making this movie highly enjoyable from the beginning to the end. Its just sheer bloody fun and genius.


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29 August 2003 (India) See more »

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