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Kaththi (2014)

TV-14 | | 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.

Director:

A.R. Murugadoss

Writers:

Abhishek Devalla (Screenplay), A.R. Murugadoss (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Joseph Vijay ... Kathiresan / Jeevanantham
Samantha Ruth Prabhu ... Ankitha
Neil Nitin Mukesh ... Cedric Peter Von
Tota Roy Chowdhury Tota Roy Chowdhury ... Vivek Banerjee
Sathish ... Dhanu (as Satish)
Rupesh Gupta Rupesh Gupta
Veera Santhanam Veera Santhanam ... Old Villager
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

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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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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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 130,000,000
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Trivia

In one of the scenes in the film, the director AR Murugadoss makes a cameo appearance. 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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Referenced in Asuravadham (2018) See more »

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Paalam
Produced by Anirudh Ravichander
Performed by Shankar Mahadevan & Shweta Mohan
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21 October 2014 | by prasannavenkatesh08See all my reviews

A Diwali treat from Ilayathalapathy. superb songs nice action.Beautiful songs and a thought provoking social message..Vijay as a hero carries the entire movie on his shoulders.Vijay's comedy timing is better than Sathish..Neil Nithin Mukesh Villain ism is a new Genere in Tamil cinema.Neil Nitin does a fabulous job as villain.last but not the least Anirudh.Anirudh Bgm is Mind-blowing.to be frank mass Bgm Mass.George Williams cinematography is outstanding.flash back scene is bit dragging but that's the soul of the story.well obviously it's a dark,intense and sensitive content.you cannot expect a edge gripping screenplay actually it has.but most of the viewers will surely watch with the movie with the mindset of Thupakki which is an Uncomparable all-time blockbuster.the movie technically sounds great. you can Witness a quality and visual sparkles in the movie.top notch Dialogues and of course it's an arm movie .


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