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Pudhu Pettai (2006)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 26 May 2006 (India)
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A high school kid joins a gang and becomes a drug dealer, then a politician.


K. Selvaraghavan (as Selvaraghavan)


Balakumaran, K. Selvaraghavan (as Selvaraghavan)
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Credited cast:
Dhanush ... Kokki Kumar
Sneha ... Krishnaveni
Sonia Agarwal ... Selvi
Azhagam Perumal ... Tamil Selvan (as Alagam Perumal)
Bala Singh ... Anbu
Murugadass ... Anbu's Henchman
Prudhviraj Prudhviraj ... Moorthy
Nithish Nithish ... Kokki Kumar's Friend
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vijay Sethupathi ... Anbu's Henchman


A high school kid joins a gang and becomes a drug dealer, then a politician.

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Release Date:

26 May 2006 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

PudhuPettai See more »


Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 150,000,000
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Lakshmi Movie Makers See more »
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Technical Specs




Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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An opt movie replicating the real south Indian gangsters.
10 May 2008 | by arun-professSee all my reviews

An apt movie replicating the real south Indian gangsters.

Selva Ragavan had did a good home work on making this movie .People think gang leader should have huge built body, which is actually not. Most of the gangsters are brutal in behavior but looks thin and lean. Kokki Kumar's noxious behavior in this film is very well framed in to different scenes.

A gangster film never looked this good and real. The Energy and raw power brought in to this movie is admirable. Even though it imitates minute things from "City of god", Selva Ragavan has shown his own signature in Pudhupettai.

It is one of the best gangster movies after Nayagan in south Indian movie.

This is certainly for the kind of audience who love to watch reality in cinema .

-Arun DX...

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