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Virumandi (2004)

A temperamental farmer gets embroiled in a bloody clan feud in a southern Tamil Nadu village.

Director:

Kamal Haasan

Writers:

H. Banerjee (Subtitles), Kamal Haasan
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kamal Haasan ... Virumandi
Abhirami ... Annalachmi
Pasupathy ... Kothaala Thevan
Napolean ... Nallama Naicker
Bala Singh ... Thevar
Nassar ... Chief Jailor Jayanth (as Nasser)
Rohini ... Angela James
Shanmugha Rajan Shanmugha Rajan ... Inspector Peikkaaman
Pyramid Natarajan Pyramid Natarajan ... Vaidhyanadhan
O.A.K. Sunder O.A.K. Sunder ... Kothaala Thevan's Brother
Periya Karuppu Thevar Periya Karuppu Thevar ... Temple Priest
Gnanasambandam ... Cowfight host
Karate Raja Karate Raja ... Virumandi's Sidekick
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sennalkudi Lakshmi Sennalkudi Lakshmi
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Storyline

The take on death penalty told through the story of a temperamental villager caught in between two village clans. Told through an offbeat screenplay inspired by Korosawa's Rashomon, the film narrates two versions of the same incidents. 'Virumaandi' is exhibition of filmmaking & culture of the land it depicts at its very best. Written by PipingHotViews

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

26 February 2004 (Kuwait) See more »

Also Known As:

Sandiyar See more »

Filming Locations:

Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,539,137
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Shot via live-recorded sound. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Anniyan (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Kommalaku Pulu
Performed by SPB
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a fantastic movie
4 November 2011 | by pentaganinfotekSee all my reviews

fantastic fabulous superb .there is no word to describe it. southern tamilnadu riots murders ,with fantastic narration and performance of wonderful actors

don't miss this movie

kamalhassans screenplay did the magic ilayaraja music lift the movie beyond the limits supporting actor pasupathy done well movie received well in rural Tamilnadu surprisingly

if there is a thing called world class here it is thank u Mr.Kamalhasan

duologue's are sharp.camera angles also telling truth and lie for example a knife{arivaal} thrown by kamal towards pasupathi. camera facing from Pasupathi towards kamal ,telling that kamal doing wrong. but camera from kamal,with some other sceanes revealing the fact pls don't miss this movie


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