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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.

Director:

Mohan Raja (as M. Raja)

Writers:

A.N. Balakrishnan (dialogue), Mohan Raja (as M. Raja) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joseph Vijay ... Velayudham
Genelia D'Souza ... Bharathi
Hansika Motwani ... Vaidehi
Saranya Mohan ... Kaveri
Santhanam ... Speed
Abhimanyu Singh ... Musafir Ibrahim
Vincent Ashokan Vincent Ashokan ... Minister's brother
Rajendran ... Local Goon
Sayaji Shinde ... DGP
R. Pandiaraajan R. Pandiaraajan ... Inspector
M.S. Bhaskar ... Vaidehi's father
Soori ... Abdullah
Pandi Pandi ... Pandi
Kadhal Thandapani Kadhal Thandapani ... Villager (as Dhandapani)
Ilavarasu ... Poor man (as Illavarasu)
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The ultimate weapon

Genres:

Action | Adventure

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

26 October 2011 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Hansika Tries to Get Close to Vijay See more »

Filming Locations:

India See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 450,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 480,000,000
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Production Co:

Aascar Film P. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

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 »

Alternate Versions

In the Hindi version, the closeup of navel exposure has been censored. See more »

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References Assassin's Creed II (2009) See more »

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Vijay proved again that he is a mass mass mass actor
26 October 2011 | by vijay-shobanbabu61See all my reviews

A wonderful experience with this movie.A great Action,Comedy,Romance,Fantasy,Family entertainer.Again a mass hit from our'Thalapathy Vijay'.A coincidence leads vijay to do good in this film.Action scenes were awful.Comedies were good.Dance steps were good. Raja done his best in this movie plot.All will enjoy this movie.Please watch this movie in cinemas.A movie with joy,sentiment,action,etc.. We can watch this movie twice and thrice.A wondderful movie from Vijay.This will be a mass,mass,mass hit from vijay.A great hit after Kaavalan.My wishes to my Thalapathy Vijay for his forth coming movies.I wish him to give a very successful upcoming movies .


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