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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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Storyline

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:

Suriya 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 an interview with The Hindu, Suriya told that recording of one more track was completed by September 2015. According to lyricist Madhan Karky, for the track "Naan Un", Rahman had composed a tune and wanted him to write something. He came up with the lines - "Naan Un Azhaginile Deivam Unarugiren". Rahman usually reads something for inspiration before composing the tunes and for this particular situation of composing the track, he had picked up a random page from a book and the lines he read there were: "In your beauty I see the manifestation of God" which translates back to "Naan Un Azhaginile Deivam Unarugiren". Karky noted this co-incidence on composing the track See more »

Goofs

During the first time travel experience, Mani travels back in time thrice. But we can see the clocks in his shop showing different time even though he returns back to the same time, i.e., a clock showing 5.50 didn't show the same even after Mani returned to the time period. 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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Alternate Versions

In the UK, the distributor was advised that the film as it stood would be classified 15 uncut by the BBFC. The distributor then opted to re-edit certain elements from the film in order to obtain a more audience friendly 12A classification. The cuts made removed several moments of strong, bloody violence (sight of a large blood splatter onto a window after Dr. Sethuraman is shot in the head, sight of Mani's friend being beaten heavily with a baton, sight of blood spurts as Mani is shot by Athreya, sight of Mani's arm being severed with a hatchet and all following shots of him falling and landing into the ground). Following these aforementioned changes the film was passed with a 12A rating on May 4th of that year for 'moderate violence and occasional bloody images'. See more »

Soundtracks

Mei Nigara
(Tamil)
Written by: Madhan Karky
Produced by: A.R. Rahman
Performed by: Sid Sriram, Sanahmoidutty and Jonita Gandhi
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Top Notch Outstanding Performance by Suriya Sir
7 May 2016 | by cyberfriendsbabuSee all my reviews

24, One of the India's exceptionally crafted has turned the Film Industry equal to Hollywood. Excellent Screenplay, Excellent BGM, Excellent Cast. Last but not least, watch this in theatres for Suriya sir because his role as a villain is amazing and you would literally love a villain for the first time. Hats off to the Director Vikram K Kumar sir for this beautifully crafted film. There would be some scenes which may test the viewers patience and some scenes which would really take you into the movie......Go in with zero expectations and come back with full of satisfaction.....After a year from Masssss....Suriya is back n 3 forms....Dr.Sethu, Mani and the best of all, Athreya The Bad......!!!


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