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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

The people who had migrated from Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu live in Dharavi slum in Mumbai. The Union Minister Haridev Abhayankar alias Hari Dada (Nana Patekar), previously a gangster, tries to evict people and seize the land of Dharavi. He comes up with a plan of promising furnished homes to people through a Government scheme with the help of Vishnu Bhai (Sampath Raj). But Karikaalan alias Kaala (Rajinikanth), the leader of Dharavi, stands in his way to protect the area. Zareena, ex-girlfriend of Kaala, returns from Africa as the head of an NGO to improve the living standards in Dharavi. Hari Dada's failed attempts to kill Kaala in order to take control over the area leads to the death of Kaala's wife (Easwari Rao) and elder son Selvam (Dileepan). Kaala encourages people of Dharavi to protest in spite of Hari Dada constantly creating problems for them. Written by Nagaraju (https://www.telugumovieanalysis.xyz/)

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Karikaalan

Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

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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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Wunderbar Films See more »
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Trivia

Nana and Rajnikant work for the first time in a tamil film. See more »

Quotes

Karikaalan: Land belonged to someone else before us, and it will belong to someone else after we're gone. You can't take even the dirt on your grave with you. So why act in such a way?
Haridev Abhayankar: What you have said, I know very well. But even if all I can get is the dirt on my grave, I will be very happy. Is there a problem?
Karikaalan: There is a problem! To me, land is life. To you, land is only power!
Haridev Abhayankar: And power is my life.
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Alternate Versions

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

Connections

Referenced in Varathan (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Dharti Pe Haq Hai
Written by: Rakesh Kumar Tripathi
Performed by: Ananthu & Vijay Prakash
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Almost based on real facts ...
17 June 2018 | by andy2324See all my reviews

This movie reminds a lot of real facts happened in Mumbai... one of the prominent leader in Mumbai called for Lungi Hatao movement ( kick out Lungi wearing South Indians from Mumbai)... later him committed a lots of communal riots in Mumbai...many innocent lives were lost during this time... unfortunately Mumbai still poses same risk even today ...


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