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Jigarthanda (2014)

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An aspiring director targets a ruthless gangster because he wants to make a violent gangster film. His discreet attempts to research the gangster fail miserably. Finally when he gets caught snooping, things hit the fan.

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Karthik Subbaraj
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Siddharth ... Karthik
Bobby Simha ... Assault Sethu (as Simhaa)
Lakshmi Menon ... Kayalvizhi
Nassar ... Mukesh (as Nasser)
Aadukalam Naren ... Sundar (as Narein)
Guru Somasundaram ... Muthu Sir
Karunakaran ... Oorni
Sangili Murugan Sangili Murugan ... Pottikadai Annachi
Delhi Ganesh ... Karthik's Father
Ambika ... Kayalvizhi's Mother
Sudha Sudha ... Karthik's Mother
Bagavathi Perumal ... Film Unit Member
Rajkumar Rajkumar ... Karthik's Friend
Vinodhini Vaidynathan ... Widowed Woman
Ramachandran Ramachandran ... Rasu
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Storyline

When Karthik is given a task by his producer to come up with a gripping gangster flick infested with heavy dosage of violence, he focuses on Sethu, a ruthless gangster surrounded by quirky yet scary henchmen. Karthik discreetly tries his best to find out about Sethu to develop a film script, but fails miserably in all his attempts. However when he finally gets the chance to gain an insight into Sethu's life, disaster strikes as he gets caught in the mêlée following the discovery of a mole within Sethu's gang. Written by PipingHotViews

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

1 August 2014 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Chikkadu Dorakadu See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 300,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 350,000,000
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Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color
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Superstar Rajnikanth liked the film so much and called Karthik Subbaraj to praise his work. He said that if Karthik had approached him for the role of Sethu, he would have definitely done it. See more »

Quotes

character in 'movie within movie': Hey are you from Jaihindpuram area?
Special Appearance: Yes!
character in 'movie within movie': Don't you have any girls in your area?
Special Appearance: We have girls in our area.It seems there ain't no guys in your area!
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Connections

References Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu (2006) See more »

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Paandinaattu Kodi
Produced by Santhosh Narayanan
Written by Andony Dasan
Performed by Andony Dasan
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"Jigarthanda" - A Master Piece...!
4 August 2014 | by fernandez-jeswantSee all my reviews

Hi Folks,

To tell about the film, scene by scene detailing of screenplay, dialogue, songs & BGM all were mixed with the right proportion.

To be honest to myself, Movie was expanded to almost nearing to 3hrs..!! But though the drag in time was not an issue as the twist & turns in the plot of the movie was made the audience glue to their seats...!!

The cast & crew made a good & best..!! efforts on acting, stunts, cinematography, Music, & the Director - Karthik's touch to the script made the movie a TOP NOTCH...!!

I can proudly tell as a fan of Tamil cinema....!!! That Tamil Cinema (aka) Kollywood is globally getting established well due to these kind of Offbeat movies which works out well both box office & as well as 'Award Winning..!!"

Last but not least...! Kudos to "Jigarthanda Team"

Thanks for making Rs.120/- a worth spent..!!


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