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A scientist invents a time machine, which leads to a bitter battle between his evil twin brother and his son.

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Vikram K. Kumar

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Vikram K. Kumar
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Cast

Credited cast:
Suriya ... Athreya / Mani / Sethuraman
Samantha Ruth Prabhu ... Sathya
Nithya Menon ... Priya
Saranya Ponvannan ... Satyabhama
Ajay Ajay ... Mithran
Girish Karnad ... Sathya's Grandfather
Sathyan ... Saravanan
Mohan Ram Mohan Ram ... Raghu
Charlie ... Astrologer
Appukutty Appukutty
Sudha Sudha ... Sathya's Mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Natarajan Balkrishna Natarajan Balkrishna ... Sathya's uncle
Caroline Koziol Caroline Koziol ... Worker (as Karolina Koziol)
Advaith Ramkumar Advaith Ramkumar ... Man at bus stand
Harsha Vardhan Harsha Vardhan ... Kalai, electrician who works for Athreya
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A Sci-Fi family revenge drama happening between a scientist, his evil brother and the scientist's son, over a time travel gadget. Written by Naveen Sankaran

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Country:

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Language:

Tamil | Telugu

Release Date:

6 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

24: The Movie See more »

Filming Locations:

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

INR 556,800,000 (India), 9 May 2016, Wide Release

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 1,570,000,000, 31 December 2016
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Trivia

In the film, the villain, Athreya, has the habit of telling a punch dialogue "Aayushman Bhava" which translates to "May you live long" before killing someone. As it turns out, none of those killed by him in the film are actually dead or are brought back to life by time travel, thereby justifying the "Aayushman Bhava" dialogue. See more »

Goofs

Mataji (saranya) discloses to Mani that she fed him mothers milk unable to see him crying the day she brought him home thus becoming his non-biologically biological mother. As a matter of fact a woman cannot produce mothers milk until pregnant and saranya had never even got married in the movie. See more »

Quotes

Athreya: The interval between our births is 3 minutes which is 180 seconds.See, That 180 seconds have turned our characters different by 180 degrees.
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Manasuke
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Written by: Chandrabose
Produced by: A.R. Rahman
Performed by: Sid Sriram, Sanah Moidutty and Jonita Gandhi
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Don't read reviews...! Go...!! Watch it..!!!
7 May 2016 | by nragulSee all my reviews

This movie possess everything:

  • Strong story base


  • Sci-fi fantasy


  • Romance, though below par from the standard of entire movie


  • Deadly villain


  • Unexpected twists


  • Family drama


  • perfect logic loops


A once in a decade kind of film, very carefully handled in terms of screenplay and direction. The movie starts in a typical sci-fi way, then slowly takes you into a roller-coaster ride with some unimaginable and unpredictable destinations.

Cinematography & VFX deserves a special mention as this film could have been nothing without this team.

In a sci-fi film, you cannot think of songs to gel up with the pace of the film, but here, they were awesomely handled. BGM, out of word - Rahman rules all over.

Its triple role for Surya as Athreya/Mani/Sethuraman and he rules the entire movie with his performance. The antagonist Athreya is on top of the rest.

Amidst a completely occupied screen space for the lead actor, Samantha and Nithya Menon have got decent roles and they have done their parts well.

The movie do have a few glitches in the first half, but they are completely negligible for its 'never seen before' kind of feel, when your anticipation goes wrong all the time.

Verdict: Just go for it...!


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