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Kaththi (2014)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama | 21 October 2014 (USA)
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Jeevanandham is a social activist who fights against a monstrous MNC company to restore farming. Because of destiny, Kathiresan impersonates Jeevanandham and leads the war.

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A.R. Murugadoss

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

Credited cast:
Joseph Vijay ... Kathiresan / Jeevanantham
Samantha Ruth Prabhu ... Ankitha
Neil Nitin Mukesh ... Cedric Peter Von
Tota Roy Chowdhury ... Vivek Banerjee
Sathish ... Dhanu (as Satish)
Rupesh Gupta Rupesh Gupta
Veera Santhanam Veera Santhanam ... Old Villager
Tamiko Brownlee Tamiko Brownlee ... Jennifer
Elisabeth P. Carpenter ... Katherine
A.R. Murugadoss ... Cameo Appearance
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Venkat Mohan Venkat Mohan
Sudip Mukherjee Sudip Mukherjee ... Police Officer
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Storyline

A multinational company tries to forcefully take over a village that was once a fertile agricultural land to make way for its commercial projects. Jeevanantham, a Hydrology Grad and probably the most educated person in the village, takes the fight to the MNC and vows to reclaim what's their own. Does he deliver on his promise? Do his efforts bear fruit? - The answers form the crux of this sensitive-issue themed flick. Written by PipingHotViews

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Genres:

Action | Drama

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

21 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Knife See more »

Filming Locations:

Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India See more »

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Opening Weekend:

INR 480,000,000 (India), 26 October 2014, Wide Release
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Trivia

The lyricist and singer of the song "Pakkam Vanthu", Hiphop Tamizha Aadhi, makes a cameo appearance in the same song in the movie. See more »

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When Ankita visits her Grandfather, a burning candle can be seen behind them. It goes off a split second later without anyone/anything disturbing it. See more »

Alternate Versions

The cinema versions of the film which played in the UK and Singapore have been edited slightly in order to remove stronger violent elements from the film to obtain the 12A and PG-13 rating's. See more »

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Produced by Anirudh Ravichander
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Kaththi sharper than Thuppakki
22 October 2014 | by razeen07See all my reviews

One of the best script and dialog's in recent Tamil movies. Vijay performed very well. Hats off to ARM sir and BGM is mass.Samantha is cute as usual.Neil Nitin Mukesh was perfect for his role.The message which was spoken in the movie is well conveyed and it will reach every corner of India. The dialog in the climax is class, Vijay delivered it in a very good manner. Dialogues in many scenes were too good.Only negative thing i feel that is the song placement.You can't compare Thuppakki with Kaththi, Thuppakki is an action thriller movie and Kaththi is an emotional social message movie. Overall the film is a blockbuster and a must watch movie.


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