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Sivaji (2007)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Thriller | 15 June 2007 (India)
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A software engineer comes to India to serve the nation and invest in nation's welfare. A few corrupt officials and politicians try to stop him but he overcomes all obstacles.

Director:

S. Shankar (as Shankar)

Writers:

Swanand Kirkire (hindi dialogue), S. Shankar (story and screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rajinikanth ... Sivaji Arumugam (as Rajnikanth)
Shriya Saran ... Tamizhselvi / Vidyabharti Ramlingam
Suman ... Adisheshan
Vivek ... Arivu Mama
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ala Aljundi Ala Aljundi ... Italian Gangster
Amarasigamani Amarasigamani ... Amarasigamani
Balaji Balaji
Jemini Balaji Jemini Balaji
M.S. Bhaskar ... Anbanantham's P.A
Bobby Bobby
Chelladurai Chelladurai
Chinnijayanth Chinnijayanth ... Himself (as Chinni Jayanth)
Deepak Deepak
Bianca Desai Bianca Desai ... Pia the Model
Deva Deva ... (as Dr. Deva)
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Storyline

Held in a cell, Sivaji reflects how he came to be under police scrutiny and his subsequent arrest for a variety of economic offenses. He had returned to Chennai from the U.S. to live with his parents and maternal uncle, and had hoped to invest money in colleges and hospitals so that people who are not privileged can benefit - much to the chagrin of a sophisticated goon, Adisheshan, who threatens him, and asks him not to tread on his territory. Disregarding this and hoping to get his projects going, Sivaji runs into bureaucratic corruption and red-tape - so much so that he gives in and bribes an official Rs.4 Crores to complete his Rs.200 Crore project. An enraged Adisheshan has the local politician stop the work, but Sivaji bribes the latter Rs.50 Crores, after liquefying most of his assets. While he is busy wooing and attempting to marry Tamizhselvi/Vidyabharti Ramlingam, a new politician takes over, stops his project, and demands another Rs.50 Crores. Unable to come up with the ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The BOSS: Bachelor Of Social Service

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil | Hindi | English

Release Date:

15 June 2007 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Sivaji: The Boss See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 600,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 1,280,000,000
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The word "Balleilakka" is derived from the balalaika, a Russian guitar. See more »

Goofs

Sivaji tries to impress the heroine by making himself fair. She replies back stating that she likes his original dark skin. But in the entire movie, Sivaji changes the color of his skin on and off in different scenes. See more »

Quotes

Ramalingam's neighbour: [to Ramalingam] Just look at his eyes.
[Ramalingam is irritated]
Ramalingam's neighbour: [to Ramalingam] Just look at his color.
[Ramalingam is again irritated]
Ramalingam's neighbour: [Sivaji flips a bubble gum in his mouth] Oh ho! Just look at his style!
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Alternate Versions

For the Hindi dubbed version, many scenes were edited out including scenes which has Tamil language references and remastered in Devnagari script. The removed scenes includes . The music library fight scene was toned down. . Sivaji struggles to be fair using fair and lovely, having saffron milk and wearing AC suits. . The scene where Shriya entertains Sivaji and later gets arrested. . Sivaji gets the village ministries beaten and sodomized while they stop him from distributing the appointment letters. .The scene where Sivaji and his family comes to Tamizhselvi's house for socializing and their neighbor Thondaiman praises Sivaji. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saguni (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Sahara
Performed by Vijay Yesudas and Gomathishree
Produced by A.R. Rahman
Written by Vairamuthu
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100% Rajni movie
18 June 2007 | by vimalnSee all my reviews

This is a 100% Rajni movie.

One has to see the movie and experience it. No words to describe the sensation.

Shankar has used Rajni's talents 100%.

The movie has everything. #Style #Grand and Rich #Action #Comedy #Message #Romance

and above all #Rajni

I watched the movie in USA. The fans were crazy. We whistled and clapped and it was a fun to watch the movie. The movie was full house on both the shows we had.


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