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24 (2016)

Not Rated | | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 6 May 2016 (USA)
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A scientist invents a time machine, which leads to a bitter battle between his evil twin brother and his son.


Vikram K. Kumar


Vikram K. Kumar
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Credited cast:
Suriya ... Athreya / Mani / Sethuraman
Samantha Ruth Prabhu ... Sathya
Nithya Menen ... Priya (as Nithya Menon)
Saranya Ponvannan ... Satyabhama
Ajay ... Mithran
Girish Karnad ... Sathya's Grandfather
Sathyan ... Saravanan
Mohan Ram Mohan Ram ... Raghu
Charlie ... Astrologer
Sudha Sudha ... Sathya's Mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Natarajan Balkrishna Natarajan Balkrishna ... Sathya's uncle
Harshavardhan Harshavardhan ... Kalai, electrician who works for Athreya
Caroline Koziol ... Worker (as Karolina Koziol)
Manngala Radhakrishnan Manngala Radhakrishnan ... Athreya mom


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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Did You Know?


Originally Suriya was going to play the double role in the movie, playing father and son. Actor Surya really wanted Malayalam actor Kalabhavan Mani to play the role of villain Athreya, but Kalabhavan Mani declined the offer. The role was finally played by Surya himself, making his first triple role in his filmography. See more »


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 »


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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Alternate Versions

The UK release was cut, the distributor chose to remove moments of strong violence and bloody injury detail in order to obtain a 12A classification. An uncut 15 classification was available. See more »


Spoofed in Tamizh Padam 2.0 (2018) See more »


Written by: Chandrabose
Produced by: A.R. Rahman
Performed by: Nithya Menen
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Worth the TIME!!
6 May 2016 | by naveensankaran18See all my reviews

Vikram K Kumar is the real hero! All his work in making such a detailed script has payed off.

The screenplay will be slightly hard to digest for the commercial movie lovers! But I loved the way he penned the screenplay. The Romantic part is well combined with sci-fi part, so it was very engaging and enjoyable one.

Greatest comeback for Surya! If it's Theri for Vijay, it's 24 for Surya! He just basks the whole movie on his back and delivers a great performance! Aathraya role needs special mention as he literally steals the show with his sleek villainous role.! Watch out!

ARR silently keeps the flow of the movie with his BGM and you won't get disturbed unlike others. The Art direction and cinematography completes the visual cycle beautifully! Special appreciations to them!

Every character is given its own importance. Was waiting for such a sci-fi thriller in Thamizh cinema that has very good detailing that it takes some time to get a good look into it completely!! Although it's on the lines of Indru Netru Naalai, 24 is the movie to watch out, purely for its screenplay! Aathraya - highlight of the whole movie! Must watch in theater!!

As it's a sci-fi in Thamizh, 9/10!!!!

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6 May 2016 (USA) See more »

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India See more »


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