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Vikram Vedha (2017)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 21 July 2017 (India)
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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.

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Gayatri, Pushkar

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Manikandan (dialogue by), Gayatri | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Vijay Sethupathi ... Vedha
Madhavan ... Vikram
Varalaxmi Sarathkumar ... Chandra
Shraddha Srinath ... Priya
Kathir Kathir ... Pulli
Achyuth Kumar ... Surendhar
Hareesh Peradi ... Chetta
Manikandan Manikandan ... Santhanam
Vivek Prasanna Vivek Prasanna ... Ravi
Prem Prem ... Simon
Sugunthan Sugunthan ... Jijo
Rajkumar Rajkumar ... Half Boil
Baby Vaishnavi Baby Vaishnavi ... Chandra Small Girl
Gorge Vijay Gorge Vijay ... Prabhakar
Gowri Lakshmi Gowri Lakshmi ... Anitha
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Storyline

A badass cop Vikram leads a special task force formed to eliminate a kickass Vedha's gang running amok on the streets of Chennai, making a mockery of Law and Order. An encounter planned by a Vikram's friend Simon, kills Vedha's trusted aides and brings him out of hiding. Vedha lays his clutch on Vikram and engages in a disturbing mind game of sorts which results in a quest to reveal the truth behind that fateful encounter.. Written by PipingHotViews

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It's easy to choose between good and bad, and we both are bad guys. What would you do?

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil | Hindi

Release Date:

21 July 2017 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Викрам Ведха See more »

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Budget:

INR 150,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 400,000,000
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Madhavan's character Vikram shoots twice for every kill; that's his signature style. See more »

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Oru katha sollatta...?!
23 July 2017 | by nragulSee all my reviews

What will happen when two star actors, who tend to give priority to stories more than their respective roles, join together in a movie...? Vikram Vedha happens...!

A usual cop-criminal story, which is presented with a unique screenplay inspired by Vikramadithan-Vedhalam stories of folklore, where Vedhalam (Vijay Sethupathi) asks a tough riddle to Vikramadithan (Madhavan) to evade encounter. The movie starts with a huge difference between the characters, with Vikram - as an honest cop; and Vedha - as a ruthless gangster. The differences fades away as the movie progresses and goes through a complete karmic cycle, from evil vengeance to redemption, with the support of riddled flashback stories narrated by Vedha. The idea remotely resembles Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction in a rather simpler manner. But this movie is a masterpiece of unique kind.

When you find enough ingredients in the plot, setup and pace of the movie, the unexpected thrilling element that changes the entire course of the movie, at regular interval, will take you by surprise. The pace keeps you hooked and does not give you time to anticipate a twist. That's what have made this movie enjoyable to watch.

No one can fit into the role of Vikram Vedha better than Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi. Especially the comical arrogance of Vijay Sethupathi have created wonders on screen. Even a small character in the movie have owned the role to perfection providing a flawless performances from all sides.

Yaanji song and BGM does the work it was expected to do.

The movie is a rich mixture of class and entertaining elements with astonishing story and narration. In all, this movie is a treat to watch and worth sparing some extra bucks post GST.


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