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Jigarthanda (2014)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 1 August 2014 (India)
An aspiring director targets a ruthless gangster because he wants to make a violent gangster film. His discreet attempts to research the gangster fail miserably. Finally when he gets caught snooping, things hit the fan.

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Assault Sethu (as Simhaa)
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Mukesh (as Nasser)
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Sundar (as Narein)
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Muthu Sir
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Sangili Murugan ...
Pottikadai Annachi
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Karthik's Father
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Kayalvizhi's Mother
Sudha ...
Karthik's Mother
Bagavathi Perumal ...
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Rajkumar ...
Karthik's Friend
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Widowed Woman
Ramachandran ...
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Storyline

When Karthik is given a task by his producer to come up with a gripping gangster flick infested with heavy dosage of violence, he focuses on Sethu, a ruthless gangster surrounded by quirky yet scary henchmen. Karthik discreetly tries his best to find out about Sethu to develop a film script, but fails miserably in all his attempts. However when he finally gets the chance to gain an insight into Sethu's life, disaster strikes as he gets caught in the mêlée following the discovery of a mole within Sethu's gang. Written by PipingHotViews

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1 August 2014 (India)  »

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Chikkadu Dorakadu  »

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INR 300,000,000 (estimated)
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Jigarthanda is Karthik Subbaraj's first feature film story. Karthik could not do the film as the producers were hesitant to invest a huge amount for a debut director. So Karhik made up a low-budget story, Pizza, which did well critically and commercially. See more »

Quotes

character in 'movie within movie': Hey are you from Jaihindpuram area?
Special Appearance: Yes!
character in 'movie within movie': Don't you have any girls in your area?
Special Appearance: We have girls in our area.It seems there ain't no guys in your area!
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Remade as Jigar Thanda (2016) See more »

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Ding Dong
Produced by Santhosh Narayanan
Written by Arun Raja & Mose
Performed by Arun Raja & Mose
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Jigarthanda : Artistic, Engaging, and No-Nonsense Flick !!
2 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

Jigarthanda is Story telling at its best, you just cannot miss a single frame of this artistic cinema for three reasons

1. I can merely remember any movie which had so many twists lately, if you liked Pizza, trust me, this movie is hundred times better than Pizza

2. This movie is artistic, in terms of how clean shots are engaged with some classic background music, there are some scenes which comply with the BGM, so much so, it takes them to a completely different level.

3. It's all about ACTING, actors in this movie do pure justice to their roll , Specially Simhaa, he nailed the character , and definitely garners admiration from audience.

I dare not talk about story line, in the end, have fun this week watching this splendid piece of cinema, brings roof down with laughter's in some scenes.

AMAZING JIGARTHANDA !!


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