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Enthiran (2010)

Not Rated | | Action, Sci-Fi | 1 October 2010 (USA)
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A brilliant scientist builds a humanoid robot to protect mankind, but things go awry when human emotions are programmed and inner turmoil causes the robot to act against him.

Director:

S. Shankar (as Shankar)

Writers:

Madhan Karky (dialogue), Swanand Kirkire (hindi dialogue) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rajinikanth ... Dr. Vaseegaran / Chitti (as Rajnikanth)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan ... Sana
Danny Denzongpa ... Dr. Bohra
Santhanam ... Siva
Karunas ... Ravi
Delhi Kumar Delhi Kumar ... Vaseegaran's Father
Cochin Hanifa ... Traffic Police
Kalabhavan Mani ... Pachaimuthu
Devadarshini Chetan Devadarshini Chetan ... Latha
Sabu Cyril ... Agent Shah
Chaams Chaams ... Barber
Shriya Sharma Shriya Sharma ... School student
Sugunthan Sugunthan ... Walkie-Talkie Inspector
Kriz Chris Henri Harriz Kriz Chris Henri Harriz ... Austrian Goon
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kristian Hedegaard-Petersen Kristian Hedegaard-Petersen ... Austrian Arms Dealer
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Storyline

Dr. Vasi (Rajnikanth) invents a super-powered robot, Chitti, in his own image. The scientific body, AIRD, that must approve the robot, declines it based on its not having emotions and the ability to make rational judgment. A sudden flash of lightning evokes emotions in the robot, and Chitti is seemingly ready for integration into the human world. Then, Chitti falls in love with Dr. Vasi's fiancée Sana (Aishwarya Rai) and turns on his creator. Written by Joyojeet Pal

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Love, hate, and betrayal between the creator and his creation See more »

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

1 October 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Robot See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 1,900,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,166,178, 3 October 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$4,373,898

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$54,017,644
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Sudhish Kamath compared two of the film's robots to C-3PO and R2-D2, droids from the Star Wars film series, which was referenced in "Enthiran" when Vaseegaran refers to one of his creations as "R2". See more »

Goofs

During the song sequence of Kadhal Anukkal, the light reflectors and the crew are visible through the reflections that come from Rajini's sun glasses in many shots, especially in the shot at the beginning of the song where Rajini sits with the guitar in his hand. See more »

Quotes

School student: Why was the Robot dismantled?
Chitthi: I started to think!
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Alternate Versions

Hindi dubbed version known as "Robot" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Film Companion: Movie Reviews: 2.0 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

The Skater's Waltz, Op. 183
Émile Waldteufel
Performed by: ?
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An answer to Hollywood's Avataar
2 October 2010 | by shehzada0See all my reviews

One of the best movies ever made by Indian film industry and Mr. Shankar proved it again that he is the best storyteller of the movie world who very intelligently sew the advanced technology of CG with the story.

The Best movie of the century and it deserves to go for the Oscars.

Everything was perfect

A.R.Rehman music and background score blended superbly with the movie

Rajnikant.Neither Kuma Nor Khan It's Kanth - RajniKanth.

Aishwarya as usual talent with beauty

If Hollywood have avatar then India has robot.

Review 5 out of 5


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