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Velaikkaran (2017)

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A youngster from the slums battles against food adulteration by the company that employs him.

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Mohan Raja
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sivakarthikeyan ... Arivu (as Siva Karthikeyan)
Fahadh Faasil ... Aadhi
Nayanthara ... Mrinalini
Prakash Raj ... Kasi
Sneha ... Kasthuri
Rohini ... Ponni
Sathish ... Hari
RJ Balaji ... Sriram
Vinodhini Vaidynathan ... Sivaranjani
Thambi Ramayya ... Stella Bruce
Robo Shankar ... Chinna Thambi
Mahesh Manjrekar ... Madhav Kurup
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aruldoss ... Ansari
Yogi Babu
Charle ... Murugesan
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Storyline

The movie starts ploting the story of a youngster Arivu(Sivakarthikeyan) who is from a slum and his wish is to begin a radio channel for himself, he also had some personal plans while creating the channel. After considering his family hardship, he try to seek a job in the town and he get a salesman job but the real story reveals when he start to find the secret behind the food corporations and the adulteration in the industry he fight against them. The rest of the story reveals whether his plans work out or not and will his protest bring out the change or not. Written by fhbtrokey

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Action | Thriller

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

22 December 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Трудяга See more »

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24AM Studios See more »
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Trivia

The slum shown in this film is actually a set work done by the Ace Art Director T.Muthuraj done over 7.5 acres of land. And another interesting thing is that the over bridge shown behind the slum was actually built using the materials needed to build an exact original bridge- only thing being only a portion of the bridge was built and rest was filled up by CGI. And any trees found in the slum was actually brought and grown in the slum to give a realistic feel to the slum. Even the waste products and dumpings in the slum are real waste brought from a dumpyard to give the realistic feel. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the UK, the film was edited in order to obtain a 12A rating from the BBFC (British Film Censors). The company removed scenes featuring detail of strong violence and injury detail (stabbings, slash wounds, bloodied characters, heavier punches/blows and a shot of a large amount of blood as a character is struck with a wooden pole). A an uncut 15 rating was available without these changes. See more »

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Mediocre Commercial Movie Substituted with a good Message
26 December 2017 | by AnandOneSee all my reviews

The intend of the entire crew is good and the message tried to deliver is new and novel. Absolutely no doubt about the intentions and thought process is really admirable.

Too many good characters but given very limited space. Siva's space should have been sliced out to other characters to throw more weight-age on the story telling. Unfortunately Director has failed on that aspect of planning. Moreover, movies should rely more on script, screenplay , story telling and content delivery. In those lines this is very mediocre typical commercial movie.

I wanted to rate 7, but with the quality movies Tamil Cinema has been producing lately its tough to rate as a good movie.


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