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Thuppakki (2012)

Not Rated | | Action, Thriller | 13 November 2012 (India)
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An army captain is on a mission to track down and destroy a terrorist gang and deactivate the sleeper cells under its command.

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A.R. Murugadoss

Writers:

A.R. Murugadoss (dialogue), A.R. Murugadoss (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Joseph Vijay ... Jagadish Dhanapal
Kajal Aggarwal ... Nisha (as Kajal Agarwal)
Vidyut Jammwal ... Sleeper cell's leader (as Vidyut Jamwal)
Sathyan ... Balaji
Zakir Hussain
Deepthi Nambiar Deepthi Nambiar ... Jagdeesh's sister
Sanjana Sarathy Sanjana Sarathy ... Jagdeesh's sister
Steven Clarke Steven Clarke ... Dancer
A.R. Murugadoss ... Cameo Appearance
Santosh Sivan ... Cameo Appearance (as Santhosh Sivan)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
MD Asif MD Asif ... Sleeper cell 2nd in command
Joy Badlani Joy Badlani ... Surendhar
Akshara Gowda
Jayaram ... Jagadish's Senior Officer in the Army
Sumesh Krishnan Sumesh Krishnan ... Commando
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Storyline

Jagdish (Vijay), an army captain, is back in Mumbai for a holiday to be with his parents and two sisters. They want him to get married and finds a bride Nisha (Kajal Aggarwal) for him. After the usual bickerings the couple fall in love. Meanwhile Jagadish an intelligence officer in the military, has a mission to crack down on terrorist sleeper cells in Mumbai. How Jagadish moving around as an ordinary person using his brain and brawn in the correct measure, tracks down the terrorist in his own unique way forms the rest of this escapist entertainer. Written by Surya Prakash

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

I'm waiting

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil | Telugu | Hindi

Release Date:

13 November 2012 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Indian Soldier Never on Holiday See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 650,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 6,600,000,000, 25 January 2013
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Trivia

The climax of this film was shot with 7 cameras and 60 fighters were involved in the stunt sequence. See more »

Goofs

Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal having dispute on the road, where Vijay is sitting on a bike and after that Kajal leaves in an auto rickshaw showing that she stole the Key of the motorbike. But in the scenes before, she is not making any attempt to take the key and while she leaves the key is inserted in the motorbike itself. See more »

Quotes

Jagadish Dhanapalan: I'm waiting.
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Alternate Versions

The UK theatrical release was cut, after the uncut version initially received a '15' classification from the UK censor board; the distributors opted to remove moments of strong violence (shootings, stabbings, a pole being used to dislocate a man's arm and sight of blood dripping from a character's mouth) along with a scene of torture in which a man's fingers are extracted below screen were removed. This cut version was re-classified '12A' and was released into UK cinemas, however the film was later released uncut on DVD with a '15' rating. See more »

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Written by: Madhan Karky
Produced by: Harris Jayaraj
Performed by: Joseph Vijay, Andrea Jeremiah, Joe and Krishna Iyer
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A Mindblowing show with some heart touching scenes
14 November 2012 | by TheonlydevSee all my reviews

first i need to talk about home work done by Ar.Murugadoss and his directors...such a simple script with an amazing nd intelligent screenplay which engages u till the end without even single bore sequence...a extravagance show from Vijay what a changeover every frame he looks so handsome resembling hard work in action sequences which he carries the movie on his shoulders through out the end with a stylish acting,he shines in dance steps too and such a mannerisms only Vijay can do that.Kajal Agarwal is so gorgeous.Love track between Vijay and Kajal will make u laughter and executed nicely technically movie is brilliant.camera hand-held by Santhosh Sivan is the top notch of the movie which his hidden camera made to wonder how they made this scenes in huge crowd,such an awesome work by him.Sreekarprasad editing is slick and stylish.songs are already Chartbusters,Especially Harris scores in background music which he gave terrific scores for hero as well as villain Vidyut who didn't Hav any scope in Billa 2 steals the show with his performance in this movie.An intelligent attempt by Ar.Murugadoss and once again proved he is the master of screenplay,in each and every frame his Hardwork is there which he gave as racy action thriller we can't find even one minus through out the movie its a special Diwali treat for all moviegoers and as well as Vijay fans once again hats off to Murugadoss and Vijay for making this movie to be grand and stylish venture go and enjoy the experience

CASTING-10 MUSIC-8 TECHNICAL WORKS-10 DIRECTION-10


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