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Kaakkaa Muttai (2014)

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Two slum kids want nothing more than a slice of pizza.

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M. Manikandan

Writers:

Anand Annamalai (dialogue writer), M. Manikandan (screenplay by)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ramesh ... Chinna Kaaka Muttai
J. Vignesh ... Periya Kaaka Muttai
Aishwarya Rajesh ... Kaaka Muttai's Mother
Ramesh Thilak ... Naina
Joe Malloori Joe Malloori ... Pazharasam
Babu Antony ... Pizza Shop Owner
Yogi Babu ... Naina's Friend
Krishnamoorthy Krishnamoorthy
T.R. Silambarasan ... Guest Appearance
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It is all about the life and times of two kids Periya Kakka Muttai (Vignesh) and his younger brother Chinna Kaaka Muttai (Ramesh) growing up in a slum, who make their living stealing coal from the railway yard. Their father is in the jail while mother (Ishwarya Rajesh) brings them up. The urchins have their own dreams like any other kids and here, they want to try out a Pizza from the newly opened Pizza shop. Their curiosity about pizza is because, the new shop is opened by Tamil star Silambarasan. They decide that by hook or crook, they will gain entry into the upmarket Pizza shop and have a slice of it with their own money. Will they succeed in their attempt ? Written by Rahul

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

5 June 2015 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Crow's Egg See more »

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This movie was perilously close to being selected as India's official entry in the 2016 Foreign Language Oscar race. The voting was split 7-7 between Kaakkaa Muttai and eventual nominee Court (2014), before the chairman of the voting committee broke the tie. See more »

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In simple word 'Wonderful'
21 December 2015 | by fascseSee all my reviews

What a movie,no words to praise.Simple movie yet a lot of emotions and funny sequences.That two kiddos brilliantly acted.I liked the climax scene.I didn't expect such a climax scene.Both the kids 'Ramesh' and 'Vignesh' are outstanding and have won the National Award for their performance in the movie. 'IshwaryaRajesh' who acted as the mother of the brothers is a revelation and she reminds us those dark-talented heroines of 'BaluMahendra' films. The supporting cast of RameshThilak, 'Yogi', 'BabuAntony' are aptly cast and grab our attention. Only drawback I have noticed is the bgm's.The film lacks a catchy background music.


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