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Irumbu Thirai (2018)

Not Rated | | Action, Thriller | 10 May 2018 (USA)
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A soldier takes on a gang of cyber criminals when money goes missing from his account.

Director:

P.S. Mithran

Writers:

P.S. Mithran, Pon Parthiban (dialogue)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vishal ... Major R. Kathiravan
Samantha Ruth Prabhu ... Dr. Rathi Devi
Arjun Sarja ... Sathyamoorthy
Delhi Ganesh ... Rangaswamy
Robo Shankar ... Kathir's Uncle
Suman ... ACP
Vincent Ashokan Vincent Ashokan ... Minister
Kaali Venkat ... Gnanavel Raja
Darshana Rajendran ... Kathir's Sister
Madhusudhan Rao Madhusudhan Rao ... Police Officer
G. Marimuthu G. Marimuthu
Harish Harish
Mahanadhi Shankar Mahanadhi Shankar
Sharath Ravi Sharath Ravi ... Mobile Shop Owner
Jeremy Roske Jeremy Roske ... Hacker
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Storyline

The movie is an action thriller that concerns hacking and the leak of information, how in the days of interconnections, the privacy of a person doesn't hold power, as anyone can be hacked and their personal information stolen from them. Written by Santhosh

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Information is power

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Action | Thriller

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Dubbed in Telugu as Abhimanyudu. See more »

Quotes

Sathyamoorthy: [to Kathir] If a robber is stung by a scorpion, he has to bear the pain in silence. All of you are robbers. I'm the scorpion. If I sting, you should zip your lips!
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The film's title card is shown only in Tamil. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Tamizh Padam 2.0 (2018) See more »

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A really good first attempt at Data Theft and Hacking, which needs to be given more awareness.
26 May 2018 | by Chandrasekar_VSee all my reviews

After Thupparivaalan, Vishal is back with another good thriller movie with Irumbu Thirai, which focuses on cyber crime and data hacking. Firstly, kudos to the debut director Mithran for taking up such a script which requires a lot of background research and impeccable attention to detail. And he has executed it really well. The best part about the movie is that he hasn't compromised to any commercial aspects like duet songs and unnecessary romance portions.

Vishal has given a decent performance as the military officer whose life takes a turn suddenly. Samantha, fortunately, has a decent role on offer and she scores well there. Arjun really proves to be an effective and intelligent villain, which was almost the backbone of this script as the movie revolves mainly around him. The other supporting cast comprising of Delhi Ganesh, Robo Shankar were really good too, especially the latter with his comic dialogues which were a comic relief.

Amidst the technicalities, I personally loved the music and the BGM by Yuvan. The theme music for Arjun was quite stylish. All the scenes were portrayed very intelligently and the best explanations were quite apt too. One sort of drawback I felt in this film was the stunts. I felt that they sort of pulled down the weight a little bit when the movie was being carried forward in a very intelligent manner.

Overall, this is a movie that might been scare some of the audience with the scenes in the film and especially the way we are very vulnerable in this digital era. A very apt and relevant movie for this time and it is really informative. Must be given a shot in theatres.


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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

10 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Iron Curtain See more »

Filming Locations:

Tamil Nadu, India

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$229,163
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Vishal Film Factory See more »
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