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Aaranya Kaandam (2010)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 10 June 2011 (India)
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Credited cast:
Sampath Raj ... Pasupathy
Jackie Shroff ... Singa Perumal
Ravi Krishna Ravi Krishna ... Sappai
Yasmin Ponnappa Yasmin Ponnappa ... Subbu
Rambo Raj Kumar Rambo Raj Kumar ... Gajapathy
Somasundaram Somasundaram ... Kalayan
Guru Somasundaram ... Kaalaiyan
Master Vasanth Master Vasanth ... Kodukupuli
Ajay Raj Ajay Raj
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dhilip Subbarayan
Sugunthan Sugunthan ... Mullu


It's an out and out two different story plot drama which is happening in one of the India's metropolitan city "Chennai". The first plot is where two mafia gangs competing to show power in their drug business and the other plot leads with a rural guy who is migrated to Chennai with his 10-12 year old son. The lead role was done by actor "Sambath", working has first men gangster in one of the mafia groups who's seeking for a chance to get settled in life as soon as possible. Jackie Shroff - another versatile actor from Indian cinema, rolled in this drama as 60 plus year old gangster who's not in the business actively due to his bad health and also he sex slaves a girl who's much more younger(20's) to him. Written by PAC

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The first Neo-noir film in Tamil cinema.


Action | Crime | Thriller


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Release Date:

10 June 2011 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Anima and Persona See more »


Box Office


INR 5 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 70,000,000
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What a movie ......... Miss at your own risk! - and i mean it
19 October 2013 | by faizermohomed5See all my reviews

I stopped short of giving this movie a 10/10 rating solely because of it's somewhat glorified portrayal of violence, other than that this is one heck of a movie which should have ideally been a milestone in modern Tamil cinema but fell short of achieving that landmark solely because it didn't have 1. Big stars in the movie 2. Big production house 3. Promotions (This movie virtually had no promotions at all) 4. Big technical Crew (Apart from Yuvan Shankar Raja of course)

Here by BIG i imply established popular personnel. This movie had excellent technical values compared to the garbage dished out in the name of commercial cinema every other day and you have to see the movie for yourself to believe what a movie you have missed. The techniques used by the director to portray certain intense situations, the way the characterization is done, the way the movie is kept moving at a break-neck speed, The way the director makes us anticipate even clichéd scenes by smart editing techniques and many more should be watched by yourself to believe it and appraise the excellence! People should endorse such HONEST and INTELLIGENT attempts so that others too would come out and try new things or at least director Thiagarajan Kumararaja would come up with a new project (as of now he is not committed to any new project even after crafting a masterpiece like Aaranya Kaandam!).

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