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Panchatanthiram (2002)

| Comedy | 2002 (India)
Ram (Kamal Haasan) is a playboy pilot. His marriage to Mythili (Simran) disintegrates after a series of misunderstandings. To cheer him up, his buddies arrange for a steamy evening with a ... See full summary »

Director:

K.S. Ravikumar

Writer:

Crazy Mohan
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kamal Haasan ... Ram
Simran ... Mythili
Ramya Krishnan ... Maggie (as Ramya Krishna)
Jayaram ... Nair
Nagesh ... Annoying father-in-law
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aishwarya
Ramesh Aravind ... Hegde
Anoop Aravindan Anoop Aravindan ... Police Inspector
Santhana Bharathi Santhana Bharathi
Devayani Devayani ... Nirmala
Satyanarayana Kaikala Satyanarayana Kaikala
Ramesh Khanna ... (as Ramesh Kannaa)
Manivannan
Sanghavi
Kovai Sarala
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Storyline

Ram (Kamal Haasan) is a playboy pilot. His marriage to Mythili (Simran) disintegrates after a series of misunderstandings. To cheer him up, his buddies arrange for a steamy evening with a prostitute Maggie (Ramya), but things go wrong and the men are stuck with a dead body and a load of diamonds. The corpse disappears, and Ram's efforts to cover up the event are thwarted by a pesky father-in-law of one of the friends (Nagesh) who thinks Maggie was Ram's wife. Written by Joyojeet Pal

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Comedy

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

2002 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Panchathantiram See more »

Filming Locations:

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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During the final chase,Ram is seen hanging from a steel ladder on a van. During close-ups he is shown hanging from a wooden ladder. See more »

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funny movie
9 March 2006 | by chinuku chinukuSee all my reviews

the movie is indeed funny and believable too. i would say very good performance from kamal hassan, jay ram (malayalee guy), ramesh aravind (kanada guy), seeman (telugu guy) , urvasi (malayallee guy's wife) and sim ran. the movie starts with flight high jack and how the captain (hero of this film) with heroine saves the flight. even the marriage scenes are pretty funny. where ram( kamal hassan) is caught kissing another girl( his previous girl friend). deva yani though a short role did well in the role of a girl who wants to commit suicide as she is heart wrecked. ram goes to a hotel to save her and in turn mistaken by his wife as he is her lover. Normally a serious scene but handled in a pretty funny way. later how his friends try to encourage him what are the consequences they face is the movie all about.

the movie is equally funny in tamil and telugu . very well translated.


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