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Vaanam (2011)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 29 April 2011 (India)
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There are 5 stories in this movie, which joins together in the climax.

Director:

Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi (as Krish)

Writers:

S. Gnanagiri (dialogue), Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi (screenplay) (as Krish) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
T.R. Silambarasan ... Cable Raja
Bharath Srinivasan ... Bharath Chakravarthy
Anushka Shetty ... Saroja
Jasmine Bhasin Jasmine Bhasin ... Pooja
Prakash Raj ... Rahim
Sonia Agarwal ... Zara Rahim
Vega Tamotia ... Laasya
Saranya Ponvannan ... Lakshmi
Ravi Prakash ... Shivaram
Vtv Ganesh Vtv Ganesh ... Bajanai Ganesh (as Ganesh)
V. Jayaprakash ... Mansoor Khan
Kadhal Thandapani Kadhal Thandapani ... Narasimman
Brahmanandam ... Cameo appearance
Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi ... Cameo appearance
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joy Badlani ... Rehmath

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Storyline

The film features five different stories of five different characters. All five stories run in parallel at a time and they meet at a point to find a solution which forms the climax. Cable Raja (Simbu) who works as a cable operator is a happy go lucky chap who aspires to become rich by marrying a rich girl Pooja (Jasmine). A sex worker Saroja (Anushka) , who is run away from a brothel house and plans to lead her own life. Bharath Chakravarthy (Bharath) who is not interested in joining army though he has comes from a army background family is aims to become a famous rock star and Chakravarthy (Bharath) starts his journey with his friends to give a live performance. Prakash Raj and his wife Zara (Sonia) gets discriminated for being a Muslim and plans to leave for Dubai to make a living out there. Saranya Ponvannan is desperate to get funds for her son studies and also has some debts to be cleared. As fate has it, all these characters are present in the private hospital, a group of ... Written by Anonymous

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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The film is a remake of the Telugu movie Vedam (2010). See more »

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A movie worthy of watching, though not original.
19 May 2011 | by stivaSee all my reviews

I saw this movie recently, and surprisingly I am impressed by it. Simbu has finally done the best movie (other than Vinnaithandi Varuvaayaa). Now he can proudly say that he has talent and he can sure well act and do character based movies. Many people think it is remake of a Telugu movie, though in reality both of these movies are remakes of the 2004 academy award winner Crash. The director has done an excellent job in adapting the story to our Indian culture. Just like Crash, the characters intertwine at some points with many subplots and themes involving judging others, racism, religious discrimination, power and other horrible things that plagues this world.

The movie has a good screenplay, good music and light comedy thrown in here and there. A complex story from South India, it is and that's saying something as it never happens normally and if it did happens usually they suck. But this one's much better.

A movie well worth watching. Though, I still think that nothing can top the 2004 Best Picture Academy Award Winner, "Crash".

I give it 7.8 out of 10.


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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

29 April 2011 (India) See more »

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2.35 : 1
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