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Kaala (2018)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama | 6 June 2018 (USA)
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Kaala is about the life of Nellai / Tirunelveli based Tamils who live in large number in Mumbai.

Director:

Pa. Ranjith

Writers:

Shivgopal Krishna (hindi dialogue), Maginan (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rajinikanth ... Karikaalan
Nana Patekar ... Haridev Abhayankar
Easwari Rao ... Selvi
Huma Qureshi ... Zareena
Samuthirakani ... Vaaliyappa
Anjali Patil ... Puyal Charumathi Gaekwad
Dileepan Dileepan ... Selvam
Manikandan Manikandan ... Lenin
Aruldoss
Mithun Rajakumar Mithun Rajakumar ... Kaala's Grandson
Aravind Akash Aravind Akash ... Shivaji Rao Gaekwad
Sayaji Shinde ... Minister
Sampath Raj ... Vishnu Bhai
Ramesh Thilak ... Press Reporter
Nithish Nithish ... Kathiravan
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Storyline

Union minister Haridev called as "Hari Dhadha" Abhayankar, previously a gangster who had carried out many attacks in Dharavi, tries to evict the people and seize their land. Kaala, the leader of Dharavi, opposes it to protect the area and his people. Hari Dhadha's failed attempts to kill Kaala in order to take control of the area leads to the death of Kaala's wife and older son instead. And to take revenge on him and protect the people of Dharavi, Kaala decides to fight him. Written by Santhosh

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Taglines:

Karikaalan

Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

6 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kaala Karikaalan See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 1,500,400,000, 21 July 2018
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Wunderbar Films See more »
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Trivia

'Kaala' is Rajinikanth's second Tamil film ever to receive a U/A certificate from the Indian censor board, the first being 'Thalapathi' (1991). It is also the film that ended Rajinikanth's 27-year streak of Tamil films following 'Thalapathi' that received only a U certificate. See more »

Quotes

[a drunk Kalikaalan meets Hari Dada's Minister]
Karikaalan: Brother, who is this?
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Alternate Versions

For the UK release, cuts to violence were made in order to obtain a 12A classification. An uncut 15 classification was available. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Varathan (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Yama Greatu
Singer(s): Hariharasudhan & Santhosh Narayanan
Rap: Dope Daddy, Stony Psyko, MC Mawali & Arunraja Kamaraj
Lyrics: Pranav Chaganty & Dopeadelicz
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Breaks all the stereotype! Surely a great movie to watch and cherish for years.
15 June 2018 | by vannacharalSee all my reviews

Director Ranjith has proved once again his way of expressing his feelings towards society for the oppressed people for thousands of years ! This movie is going to Be remembered as a one of the rajinikanth best for ever ! Loads of sumbolysim and details are scattered all over the movie ! Never seen this kind of climax ! Hats off to the entire team !


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