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Velayudham (2011)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure | 26 October 2011 (India)
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After a villager unwittingly prevents a number of terrorist attacks in Chennai, a young journalist identifies and persuades him to take on the disguise of a superhero to fight terrorism and corruption.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Velayudham
... Bharathi
... Vaidehi
... Kaveri
... Speed
... Musafir Ibrahim
Vincent Ashokan ... Minister's brother
... Local Goon
... DGP
R. Pandiaraajan ... Inspector
... Vaidehi's father
... Abdullah
Pandi ... Pandi
Kadhal Thandapani ... Villager (as Dhandapani)
... Poor man (as Illavarasu)
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The film opens in Chennai with a crusader television journalist Bharati (Genelia) trying to unravel corruption in high places. The state Home minister is hand in gloves with terrorists who are planning to create tension and planting bombs in Chennai. One day while escaping after a sting operation on city's nefarious activities she gets badly beaten and her two friends killed. At the same time in an accident, the thugs who had brutally bashed her meets with an accident and gets killed. Bharati creates an imaginary character called Velayudham and writes a note that he wants to clean up the city of the bad guys! Meanwhile there is a guy called Velayudham an ordinary milkman living in a small village who dotes on his little 'Thangachi' (Sarnya Mohan) and his life revolves around her, though his cousin Vaidehi (Hansika) is crazy about him. One day Velu comes to Chennai to withdraw the money he had deposited in a chit fund for his sister's wedding. In the city, he meets Bharati and due to ... Written by Captain

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The ultimate weapon

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Action | Adventure

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26 October 2011 (India)  »

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Hansika Tries to Get Close to Vijay  »

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Budget:

INR 450,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 480,000,000
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This movie was inspired from the hindi movie #MainAzaadHoon (1989) starring Amitabh Bachan See more »

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In the train fight sequence, when Velayudham fights with henchmen, he leaves the last compartment burning. But in the very next scene, the compartment was not not shown burning at all. See more »

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Features Pasamalar (1961) See more »

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Ilayathalapathy Vijay gives us a full Pack Entertainment Movie
27 October 2011 | by See all my reviews

First of all Thank u M.Raja for superb packaging

The first half of t movie is rollicking fun-Heroism is shown in a very nice way

Second Half is very racy n t mass starts.....

rocking action n sensible drama keeps us engaged throughout leading to a nice climax

Songs r BGM r strong points for t movie

Each song is gud

Sonna Puriyadhu is like a festival-superb

Chillax-Hansika is just too hot n very cool steps too

Mayam Seidhayo-is my pick-very diff song -nice CG n graphics-rocked

Moolachu Moonu-pick of t lot-superb cool -very well picturised song

Vijay cryn scene in t second half-makes us cry-awesome perf

Dance-Action-Comedy-Sentiment....Vijay just rocks

All cast have done a good job

Hansika was gud in comedy n glamorous

Gene was cute

All in All a Blockbuster movie


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