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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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Karthik
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Assault Sethu (as Simhaa)
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Kayalvizhi
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Mukesh (as Nasser)
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Sundar (as Narein)
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Muthu Sir
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Oorni
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 ...
Rasu
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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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Chikkadu Dorakadu  »

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INR 300,000,000 (estimated)
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Initially actor Vijay Sethupathi was approached to do the antagonist role. But he rejected the offer since he is busy with his schedule. 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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References Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

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Ottam
Produced by Santhosh Narayanan
Performed by Sandy's Jazz Band
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Raw, Subtle & Artistic. All at once.
4 August 2014 | by (India) – See all my reviews

To start with, Jigarthanda is a movie which exceeds all expectations. Saying that it doesn't have any cheap suspense or melodrama to usher it forward. Its a perfect symphony conducted by who else, the director who doesn't want to please his audience, or at least not in the way other directors would want to. Be it the well composed music sequences which is a masterpiece by itself or the unassuming camera-work which surely will take the DOP, Gavemic to places in the coming days. Jigarthanda is a fest. Coming to the lead actors (there are no HEROS or VILLAINS), who do justice to the faith shown by the director on them.Owing to the fact that we live in a period where a Bolly hero KICK's his way to the box office. JIGARTHANDA is a gem and Karthik Subaraj is an Artist who knows his craft. SPECIAL MENTION: The rain scene which is followed by the toilet scene. Masterpiece-Goosebumps. BTW this is not a review of the film, just a few words of praise.


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