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Soodhu Kavvum (2013)

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Das, with his team, kidnap Arumai, son of a politician, who has been planning his own kidnapping to extract money from his father. Problems arise, when an insane cop is brought to handle the case.

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Nalan Kumarasamy
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vijay Sethupathi ... Das
Sanchita Shetty ... Shalu
Radha Ravi ... Chief Minister
M.S. Bhaskar ... Gnanodhayam
Bobby Simha ... Pagalavan (as Simhaa)
Ashok Selvan ... Kesavan
Ramesh Thilak ... Sekhar (as RJ Ramesh Thilak)
Karunakaran ... Arumai Pragasam
Yog Japee ... Brahmma
Aruldoss ... Rowdy Director (as Aruldass)
Boys Rajan Boys Rajan ... AC Manikandan
Radha Radha ... Arumaipragasam's Mother
Kannayiram Kannayiram
Mippu Mippu
Gaana Bala Gaana Bala ... Special Appearance
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Storyline

Pagalavan, Kesavan and Sekar are three friends, who lose their jobs in Chennai due to certain circumstances. Then they come across Das (Vijay Sethupathy), who runs a smart kidnap for ransom scam. Naturally his crime flourishes, and the three friends team up with him. Their path crosses with that of Arumai Prakasam, son of the state finance minister. Denied capital by his very strict father to start his business Arumai Prakasam stages his own kidnap, but ends up in the hands of Das and co. The comedy of errors takes a turn when the finance minister wants to catch the culprits, and gives the task to a very strict, encounter specialist cop, Brahmma. How Das and co try to stay ahead of the cop and how he nabs them, and what happens forms the rest of the story. Written by Bhama Ravi

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

1 May 2013 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Deception Is Addictive See more »

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Budget:

INR 70,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 500,000,000
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Trivia

Soodhu Kavvum was initially written for Vadivelu as the lead. See more »

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Remade as Gaddam Gang (2015) See more »

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Ellam Kadanthu Pogumada
Composed by Santhosh Narayanan
Written by RR
Performed by Kovai Jaleel
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One of the best Tamil film in 2013
6 May 2013 | by varanjithSee all my reviews

Soodhu Kavvum, the best film I've seen so far in 2013. 1. The introduction and the film title display scene are wonderful. 2. Can't guess what's going to happen next and the editing was good. 3. The comedy was great great great, such a great relief from santhanism for a moment. 4. All the actors played their part very well. 5. All the songs are played well, mostly suited for the situation, and runs in background. 6. Loved the song, kaasu panam dutthu. 7. You'll forget most of the comedies, after watching the film, and wants to see the film again. 8. Extraordinary screenplay, dialogue delivery and acting. 9. Loved the action scene of that police. good editing there 10. For those who says "DVD vanthurum athula paathukkalaam", this is a film worth watching in theatres with families or friends or anyone. 11. Enjoy this film watching in theatre

Highly recommended.


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