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Thaandavam (2012)

Not Rated | | Action, Thriller | 28 September 2012 (India)
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A blind man with his 'Echolocation' power takes on a revenge mission.

Directors:

A.L. Vijay (as Vijay), A.L. Vijay

Writers:

Nigel Genis (scene), Mike Parish | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vikram ... Kenny / Shiva (as 'Chiyaan' Vikram)
Jagapathi Babu ... Sarath Kumar
Anushka Shetty ... Meenakshi
Amy Jackson ... Sara
Raai Laxmi ... Geetha (as Lakshmi Rai)
Santhanam ... Sathyan
Nassar ... Veerakathi (as Nasser)
Saranya Ponvannan ... Shiva's Mother
Thambi Ramayya ... Thappache Mama
Srinivasa Rao Kota ... Central Minister
Sayaji Shinde ... CBI Chief Officer
Delhi Ganesh ... Meenakshi's Father
M.S. Bhaskar ... Shiva's Uncle
Sujitha Sujitha ... Shiva's Sister
Balaji Balaji ... Shiva's Friend
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Storyline

The film opens with Kenny (Vikram), a Pianist in a church and a blind man who is on a vendetta mission in London, which has been ravaged by a series of bomb blasts. During the night, Kenny becomes an obsessed killing machine and goes on a killing spree murdering mostly white men. In a flashback mode it is revealed that Kenny is actually a top RAW officer Sivakumar whose buddy was Sarath (Jagapathy Babu), his colleague in the intelligence department. Siva marries Meenakshi (Anushka) an eye surgeon and was leading a peaceful life till fate intervened cruelly and turned his life upside down. Written by Ajith

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Genres:

Action | Thriller

Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil | Telugu | Hindi

Release Date:

28 September 2012 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Desh Prem the Real Hero See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$129,044, 30 September 2012

Gross USA:

$213,476

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$213,476
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UTV Motion Pictures See more »
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Color
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One of Vikram's character is named Kenny. Kenny is Vikram's pet name. See more »

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Yaaradi Mohini
Written by Na. Muthukumar
Composed by G.V. Prakash Kumar
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An Wholesome Entertainer
28 September 2012 | by adhilhazariSee all my reviews

This is my first review. And i couldn't resist writing one after watching thaandavam. Its wholesome family entertainer. Vikram Carries the whole movie on his shoulders, Be it the suave cop or the blind assassin. Movie carries an air of suspense throughout the movie. Apart from vikram the other notable performances are from Anushka and Santhanam. To note down few highlights The sequences in the village are a scream!! Romance between Vikram and Anushka is very well done. You don't get to see the typical flying kollywood action scenes. Stunts are done in a very realistic manner. The whole team has given there heart out. Its not always you will get to watch such a clean entertainer. This movie is not without its flaws. Screenplay drags a bit here and there. But if you be patient you will realize that the movie was worth everything. This once again proves how sincere and honest an actor Vikram is!! Verdict : Don't Miss It and watch it with your family!!


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