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Enthiran (2010)

Not Rated | | Action, Sci-Fi | 1 October 2010 (USA)
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A brilliant scientist builds a humanoid robot to protect mankind, but things go awry when human emotions are programmed and inner turmoil causes the robot to act against him.

Director:

S. Shankar (as Shankar)

Writers:

Madhan Karky (dialogue), Swanand Kirkire (hindi dialogue) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rajinikanth ... Dr. Vaseegaran / Chitti (as Rajnikanth)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan ... Sana
Danny Denzongpa ... Dr. Bohra
Santhanam ... Siva
Karunas ... Ravi
Delhi Kumar Delhi Kumar ... Vaseegaran's Father
Cochin Hanifa ... Traffic Police
Kalabhavan Mani ... Pachaimuthu
Devadarshini Chetan Devadarshini Chetan ... Latha
Sabu Cyril ... Agent Shah
Chaams Chaams ... Barber
Shriya Sharma Shriya Sharma ... School student
Sugunthan Sugunthan ... Walkie-Talkie Inspector
Kriz Chris Henri Harriz Kriz Chris Henri Harriz ... Austrian Goon
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shylaja Chetlur Shylaja Chetlur ... Gynecologist
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Storyline

Dr. Vasi (Rajnikanth) invents a super-powered robot, Chitti, in his own image. The scientific body, AIRD, that must approve the robot, declines it based on its not having emotions and the ability to make rational judgment. A sudden flash of lightning evokes emotions in the robot, and Chitti is seemingly ready for integration into the human world. Then, Chitti falls in love with Dr. Vasi's fiancée Sana (Aishwarya Rai) and turns on his creator. Written by Joyojeet Pal

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Love, hate, and betrayal between the creator and his creation See more »

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

1 October 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Robot See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 1,900,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,166,178, 3 October 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$4,373,898

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$54,017,644
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

According to the director S. Shankar, art director Sabu Cyril and cinematographer R. Rathnavelu, picturising the song "Arima Arima" was the most challenging part of the whole film. See more »

Goofs

After the initial demonstration and charging, when Dr Vaseegaran transfers data (before Aishwarya drops at the Lab) the monitor shows "Nueral Schema" instead of "Neural Schema" - a spelling mistake in "Neural". See more »

Quotes

Chitthi: Speed 1 Tera-Hertz, Memory 1 Zeta-byte.
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Alternate Versions

Telugu dubbed version known as "Robo." See more »

Connections

Referenced in I (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Kadhal Anukkal
Sung by Vijay Prakash and Shreya Ghoshal
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by Vairamuthu
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Its Rajni at his best.
1 October 2010 | by eas-raoSee all my reviews

Amazing, extravagant, intelligent, beautifully conceived- executed treat for all fans of Rajni and people who understand and enjoy the Indian masala movie!!!! Shankar has hit the jackpot, the mother lode this time with this stunning film which is going to open huge vistas for Indian cinema. Rajni is the soul of the film and my god he delivers and HOW!!! The last 45 minutes are simply cracking for his enactment of the anti hero as only he can and does.

My only regret in the film was that they seemed to have required not 200 but 400 crores to really deliver in the stunt sequences in the 2nd half! But even still, magnificent achievement with an absorbing story line which keeps you engaged and rollicking in your seats till the last frame. Aishwarya seems to get more attractive with each passing year! This is the only event (Rajni) apart from cricket in India where absolute strangers on the road, in the theatre ask each other questions on how the movie was and talk like long lost friends on any subject under the sun.


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