8.6/10
11,400
41 user 9 critic

Thani Oruvan (2015)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 28 August 2015 (USA)
Trailer
2:10 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $4.99 (SD) on Prime Video

Siddharth Abimanyu, an influential scientist, is involved in various illegal medical practices. Mithran, an efficient IPS officer, decides to expose him.

Director:

(as M. Raja)

Writers:

, (as M. Raja) | 3 more credits »
Reviews
Top Rated Indian Movies #17 | 4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A police officer retires after he loses his right leg in an accident while investigating a case. Five years later, he is forced to relive his past as he narrates the story to his friend's son.

Director: Karthick Naren
Stars: Rahman, Prakash Raghavan, Sharath Kumar
Vikram Vedha (2017)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

Vikram, a no-nonsense police officer, accompanied by Simon, his partner, is on the hunt to capture Vedha, a smuggler and a murderer. Vedha tries to change Vikram's life, which leads to a conflict.

Directors: Gayatri, Pushkar
Stars: Madhavan, Vijay Sethupathi, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar
Jigarthanda (2014)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

An aspiring director targets a ruthless gangster because he wants to make a violent gangster film. His discreet attempts to research the gangster fail miserably. Finally when he gets caught snooping, things hit the fan.

Director: Karthik Subbaraj
Stars: Siddharth, Bobby Simha, Lakshmi Menon
Soodhu Kavvum (2013)
Comedy | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Das, with his team, kidnap Arumai, son of a politician, who has been planning his own kidnapping to extract money from his father. Problems arise, when an insane cop is brought to handle the case.

Director: Nalan Kumarasamy
Stars: Vijay Sethupathi, Sanchita Shetty, Radha Ravi
Anbe Sivam (2003)
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

Two men, one young and arrogant, the other damaged - physically but not spiritually - by life, are thrown together by circumstances, and find that they are in some ways bound together by fate.

Director: Sundar C.
Stars: Kamal Haasan, Madhavan, Kiran Rathod
Thalapathi (1991)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

An orphan named Surya raised in a slum befriends a good crime boss named Devaraj and works for him. Their existence is threatened when a new honest district collector arrives.

Director: Mani Ratnam
Stars: Rajinikanth, Mammootty, Shobana
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Theeran, a police officer, tries to decode a series of cold blood events based on same pattern.

Director: H. Vinoth
Stars: Karthi, Rakul Preet Singh, Abhimanyu Singh
Nayakan (1987)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

A common man's struggles against a corrupt police force put him on the wrong side of the law. He becomes a don, who is loved and respected by many, but his growing power and influence exact a heavy toll.

Director: Mani Ratnam
Stars: Kamal Haasan, Saranya Ponvannan, Delhi Ganesh
Anniyan (2005)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A disillusioned everyman, frustrated with the corruption he sees all around him, develops multiple personalities in order to restore justice.

Director: S. Shankar
Stars: Vikram, Sada, Prakash Raj
Aruvi (2016)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

A gentle girl born and brought up amidst the ever growing eco-social-consumeristic environment finds it difficult to fit in the society. She decides to take it hard on the people. What she does is the rest of the story.

Director: Arun Prabhu Purushothaman
Stars: Padmashri Mohammad Ali, Pradeep Anthony, Arnold
Thuppakki (2012)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

An army captain is on a mission to track down and destroy a terrorist gang and deactivate the sleeper cells under its command.

Director: A.R. Murugadoss
Stars: Joseph Vijay, Kajal Aggarwal, Vidyut Jammwal
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A little girl is told by her parents that she is adopted. Determined to find her birth mother, she begs to be taken to Sri Lanka, where her mother works with a militant group of activists.

Director: Mani Ratnam
Stars: Madhavan, Simran, Keerthana Parthiepan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Chief Minister (as Nasser)
...
Shakthi
...
Sengalvarayan
...
Shilpa
...
Vicky, Perumal Swamy's Brother
...
Suraj
Sricharan ...
Kathiresan
...
Janardhanan
...
Manimekalai
Nagineedu ...
Ashok Pandian
...
Goon
V. Madhusudhan Rao ...
Perumal Swamy
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The power of one.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 August 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Double Attack 2  »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

INR 200,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Unlike his earlier ventures which were mainly remakes, this is Mohan Raja's first original script. 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

Mithran IPS: If you know who is your friend, you will find out your character. If you know who is your enemy, you will find out your capacity.
See more »

Connections

Remade as One (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Kadhal Cricket (Love (Not Out))
Produced by Hiphop Tamizha Adhi
Written by Hiphop Tamizha Adhi
Performed by Kharesma Ravichandran
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Box Office hit needs Out-of-the-Box Thinking
10 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

As we all witnessed during the past 10 days or so, 'Thani Oruvan' got rave reviews and has been accepted by the film industry and audience as a benchmark movie. There is a transition happening in the Indian movie industry; that is driven by the audience. Today movie goers are well aware of the worldly events. The life-cycle of audience taste is short, meaning audience preference is undergoing change at a higher rate than ever before. The typical romance movie is no longer going to pull the audience. It had been already exploited by the uncountable number of movies in all the possible formats. So what is next? That is called 'Thani Oruvan' way! - A strong theme, embedded with authentic data & logic.

How it all started? Way back in 2013, director Mr. Mohan Raja met with a group of consultants from Fhyzics Business Consultants Pvt. Ltd., specializes in business consulting and business analysis (An EEP of International Institute of Business Analysis, Canada and REP of International Requirements Engineering Board, Germany). By that time, Mr. Raja was thinking about the story for at least 3 years. The one question he asked the group of consultants was "I want to make the movie authentic and different, how you could contribute?" Fhyzics was also looking for opportunities to explore the movie industry. Subsequently, Fhyzics team met the director few times and demonstrated how they can make it different. It clicked, and Fhyzics got its maiden movie project.

The assignment given to Fhyzics team is data and logic research for the movie project. The team researched the IPS training, minute-by- minute daily routines of IPS probationers and officers, costumes, usage of words & terminologies, technologies, background, analysis methods etc. The team also did intensive research on crimes both at national and international level from 1990 onwards to till-date. Organized the crimes under different heads and drawn the linkages. Prepared crime charts, time-to-time emotional graphs, hero vs. villain rise & fall maps etc. Even Fhyzics created a PPT that was presented to the producers by Mr. Raja to give them a holistic view of the movie. Massive amount of data and information were collected, organized in SharePoint (a Microsoft technology), then distilled and presented on weekly basis to the director for the entire duration of the movie making and it has been judiciously consumed in the movie without affecting the entertainment element of it. At Fhyzics, we profoundly thank Mr. Raja for the opportunity and helping us in launching our services in the movie industry with this landmark movie, 'Thani Oruvan'.

Venkadesh Narayanan, MBA, CBAP, PMI-PBA Former Indian Civil Servant – IRAS 2000 Batch, Principal Consultant Fhyzics Business Consultants Pvt. Ltd. www.fhyzics.com


7 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 41 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Top Rated and Trending Indian Movies

Check out the Indian movies with the highest ratings from IMDb users, as well as the movies that are trending in real time.

Rent or Buy Popular Movies With Prime Video

Explore popular movies available to rent or buy on Prime Video.

Visit Prime Video to explore more titles