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Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (2016)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Mystery | 29 December 2016 (India)
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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.

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Karthick Naren

Writer:

Karthick Naren
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rahman ... Deepak
Prakash Raghavan Prakash Raghavan ... Gautham (as Prakash Vijayaraghavan)
Sharath Kumar Sharath Kumar ... The paperboy
Santhosh Krishna Santhosh Krishna ... Fabian
Praveen Praveen ... Manoj
Bala Hasan Bala Hasan ... Prem
Vinod Varma Vinod Varma ... Krish
Ashwin Kumar ... Aspiring IPS officer
Kunal Kaushik Kunal Kaushik ... Rajiv
Anjana Jayaprakash Anjana Jayaprakash ... Vaishnavi
Yaashika Aanand ... Shruti
Delhi Ganesh ... Sriram
Karthick Naren Karthick Naren ... The filmmaker
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Karthikeyan Palanisamy Karthikeyan Palanisamy ... Melvin
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Storyline

Deepak is an retired police officer. He meets an young man who is interested in joining IPS. The young guy asks about the case of a mystry killer in which deepak lost his leg and his career. Thus he explains about the unsolved mystry case. But in the end the case is solved by the young man, and deepak meets his ultimate end.

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Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

29 December 2016 (India) See more »

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Karthick Naren was forced to fund this film himself as the producers he narrated the script to were reluctant considering his age as he was just 21. The film went on to become a huge critical and commercial success. See more »

Goofs

Deepak and Gautham find the Newspaperman at Fabian's house. They however do not feel the need to question the Newspaperman about what he was doing there till Mano reports the facts later that day. See more »

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Uthira Kaayangal
Written by Vivek
Performed by Vijay Prakash
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Dark Crime Thriller that Thamizh Cinema didn't expect
6 January 2017 | by naveensankaran18See all my reviews

After the trailer impressed quiet a number of people, I had an impression that this will be yet another movie which fools around with its trailer. Karthik Naren proved me wrong.

Never seen such a dark crime thriller in Thamizh Cinema. I must say, no one expected such a young lad to perform this much.

The cinematic dark tone, grippy BGM, Screenplay treatment, Almost perfect Casting, makes this a must watch movie.

Although this is not a perfect movie, having its own loopholes, it still stands out from the crowd.

Thamizh Cinema is indeed evolving.


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