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Thani Oruvan (2015)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 28 August 2015 (USA)
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Siddharth Abimanyu, an influential scientist, is involved in various illegal medical practices. Mithran, an efficient IPS officer, decides to expose him.

Director:

Mohan Raja (as M. Raja)

Writers:

A.N. Balakrishnan, Mohan Raja (as M. Raja) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jayam Ravi ... Mithran IPS
Arvind Swamy ... Siddharth Abimanyu
Nayanthara ... Mahima
Nassar ... Chief Minister (as Nasser)
Ganesh Venkatraman ... Shakthi
Thambi Ramaiah ... Sengalvarayan (as Thambi Ramayya)
Mugdha Godse ... Shilpa
Vamsi Krishna ... Vicky, Perumal Swamy's Brother
Harish Uthaman ... Suraj
Sricharan Sricharan ... Kathiresan
Rahul Madhav ... Janardhanan
Abhinaya ... Manimekalai
Nagineedu Nagineedu ... Ashok Pandian
Anil Murali ... Goon
V. Madhusudhan Rao V. Madhusudhan Rao ... Perumal Swamy
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Storyline

Thoroughly frustrated with Industrialists and Politicians ruining the nation by denying the availability of cheap medicines, IPS officer Mithran is on a self-conceived quest to find the head of this medicine-mafia to channel all his anger towards him. But the ultimate villain, Siddharth Abhimanyu, who is also a decorated Scientist proves to be a ruthless and indomitable adversary. Written by PipingHotViews

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The power of one.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

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Trivia

The making of the film was marred with the troubles of the original composer backing out, Sun Pictures canceling their film distribution contract and a spat between the director and the lead actress, Nayanthara. As a result of the delays, Mohan Raja and Jayam Ravi decided to forgo their salaries for the last schedule to ensure the budget stopped escalating. See more »

Goofs

When Siddharth Abhimanyu sends a video to lal to get 1500 crores, the video runs but the play button is not pressed. See more »

Quotes

Siddharth Abhimanyu: Love at first sight, kill at first betrayal.
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Alternate Versions

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

Connections

References The Dark Knight (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Aasai Peraasai (The Greedy Good)
Produced by Hiphop Tamizha Adhi
Written by Mohan Raja
Performed by Jayam Ravi
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Great movie....
9 September 2015 | by jeevinaveenSee all my reviews

Excellent movie. Enjoyed the thriller and saw a very good tamil film after a long time...Great acting by Arvind and Ravi...Credit should be given to director Raja..Good concept and well narrated with no deviation..Raja should continue to do straight films, even if it takes a year.

Talking of music, just loved "kaadhal cricket" song and the awesome voice of the singer. The last song was also good and peppy. Hope this will change the attitude of most of the tamil directors, as long as the story is good and well narrated, it will be a big hit. This also proves, a movie with unrealistic scenes and characters can be successful and in fact hugely successful movie. Big kudos to the entire Thani Oruvan team. All the best..


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Release Date:

28 August 2015 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

INR200,000,000 (estimated)
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