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Sivaji (2007)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Thriller | 15 June 2007 (India)
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A software engineer comes to India to serve the nation and invest in nation's welfare. A few corrupt officials and politicians try to stop him but he overcomes all obstacles.

Director:

S. Shankar (as Shankar)

Writers:

Swanand Kirkire (hindi dialogue), S. Shankar (story and screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rajinikanth ... Sivaji Arumugam (as Rajnikanth)
Shriya Saran ... Tamizhselvi / Vidyabharti Ramlingam
Suman ... Adisheshan
Vivek ... Arivu Mama
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ala Aljundi Ala Aljundi ... Italian Gangster
Amarasigamani Amarasigamani ... Amarasigamani
Balaji Balaji
Jemini Balaji Jemini Balaji
M.S. Bhaskar ... Anbanantham's P.A
Bobby Bobby
Chelladurai Chelladurai
Chinnijayanth Chinnijayanth ... Himself (as Chinni Jayanth)
Deepak Deepak
Bianca Desai Bianca Desai ... Pia the Model
Deva Deva ... (as Dr. Deva)
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Storyline

Held in a cell, Sivaji reflects how he came to be under police scrutiny and his subsequent arrest for a variety of economic offenses. He had returned to Chennai from the U.S. to live with his parents and maternal uncle, and had hoped to invest money in colleges and hospitals so that people who are not privileged can benefit - much to the chagrin of a sophisticated goon, Adisheshan, who threatens him, and asks him not to tread on his territory. Disregarding this and hoping to get his projects going, Sivaji runs into bureaucratic corruption and red-tape - so much so that he gives in and bribes an official Rs.4 Crores to complete his Rs.200 Crore project. An enraged Adisheshan has the local politician stop the work, but Sivaji bribes the latter Rs.50 Crores, after liquefying most of his assets. While he is busy wooing and attempting to marry Tamizhselvi/Vidyabharti Ramlingam, a new politician takes over, stops his project, and demands another Rs.50 Crores. Unable to come up with the ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The BOSS: Bachelor Of Social Service

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Tamil | Hindi | English

Release Date:

15 June 2007 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Sivaji: The Boss See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 600,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 1,280,000,000
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DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

After helping make S. Shankar's last film Anniyan (2005) a success, Prakash Raj was almost immediately selected to play the role of Adisesha in this film. However, he couldn't accept the role due to conflicting schedules with other films, so the role was offered to big names like Sathyaraj, Mohanlal, Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt and Nana Patekar, before it was finally accepted by Suman. See more »

Goofs

In the scene at the open air movie theatre, Sivaji is seen in a Toyota Land Cruiser with his wife. When he has a "car fight" with the goons, the car changes to a Mahindra Scorpio towards the end. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Shivaji: You can't even take that with you.
[refering to the one rupee coin on the head of Adhikesavan's corpse]
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Alternate Versions

For the Hindi dubbed version, many scenes were edited out including scenes which has Tamil language references and remastered in Devnagari script. The removed scenes includes . The music library fight scene was toned down. . Sivaji struggles to be fair using fair and lovely, having saffron milk and wearing AC suits. . The scene where Shriya entertains Sivaji and later gets arrested. . Sivaji gets the village ministries beaten and sodomized while they stop him from distributing the appointment letters. .The scene where Sivaji and his family comes to Tamizhselvi's house for socializing and their neighbor Thondaiman praises Sivaji. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Chandramukhi (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Style
Performed by BlaaZe, Tanvi Shah, Rags and Suresh Peeters
Produced by A.R. Rahman
Written by Pa. Vijay
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14 July 2007 | by rar_indSee all my reviews

Those who think that the movie is not that good, should watch it again because many like me have enjoyed the movie very much the second time!! rajini's acting,style and his sheer presence are the highlights of the movie....shankar has given his best too....shreya looks sexy all the way....vivek's role as a sidekick goes well as well....all the people behind the camera deserve a standing applause as well....lot of money has gone into this movie-nearly 80 crores INR - solely dependent on Superstar's fame...and the way people have received this movie,it might bring in lot of profit to the producers/distributors and whomever concerned with the movie....a must watch for every rajini fan and for others,watch it sans expectations....100% enjoyment ride


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