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Thani Oruvan (2015)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 28 August 2015 (USA)
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Siddharth Abimanyu, an influential scientist, is involved in various illegal medical practices. Mithran, an efficient IPS officer, decides to expose him.

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Mohan Raja (as M. Raja)

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A.N. Balakrishnan, Mohan Raja (as M. Raja) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jayam Ravi ... Mithran IPS
Arvind Swamy ... Siddharth Abimanyu
Nayanthara ... Mahima
Nassar ... Chief Minister (as Nasser)
Ganesh Venkatraman ... Shakthi
Thambi Ramayya ... Sengalvarayan
Mugdha Godse ... Shilpa
Vamsi Krishna ... Vicky, Perumal Swamy's Brother
Harish Uthaman ... Suraj
Sricharan Sricharan ... Kathiresan
Rahul Madhav ... Janardhanan
Abhinaya ... Manimekalai
Nagineedu Nagineedu ... Ashok Pandian
Anil Murali ... Goon
V. Madhusudhan Rao V. Madhusudhan Rao ... Perumal Swamy
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Thoroughly frustrated with Industrialists and Politicians ruining the nation by denying the availability of cheap medicines, IPS officer Mithran is on a self-conceived quest to find the head of this medicine-mafia to channel all his anger towards him. But the ultimate villain, Siddharth Abhimanyu, who is also a decorated Scientist proves to be a ruthless and indomitable adversary. Written by PipingHotViews

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The power of one.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

28 August 2015 (USA) See more »

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The Sole One See more »

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Budget:

INR 200,000,000 (estimated)
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The making of the film was marred with the troubles of the original composer backing out, Sun Pictures canceling their film distribution contract and a spat between the director and the lead actress, Nayanthara. As a result of the delays, Mohan Raja and Jayam Ravi decided to forgo their salaries for the last schedule to ensure the budget stopped escalating. See more »

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When Mithran and Mahima arrive at Vicky's house, Siddharth's Jaguar is parked right in front. After killing Vicky, while leaving, shouldn't Siddharth have realized that Mithran knows about Siddharth being in the house, after all Mithran must have surely seen the Jaguar. See more »

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Siddharth Abhimanyu: Love at first sight, kill at first betrayal.
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References The Dark Knight (2008) See more »

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Aasai Peraasai (The Greedy Good)
Produced by Hiphop Tamizha Adhi
Written by Mohan Raja
Performed by Jayam Ravi
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"A Smartly Packed Edge Of the Seat Thriller"
15 September 2015 | by afsalthodupuzhaSee all my reviews

Cent percent worth the expectations,Mohan Raja's Thani Oruvan puts an end to the long wait for a neat thriller from Kollywood and delivers two memorable characters Mithran I.PS and Siddharth Abhimanyu,portrayed by Jayam Ravi and Arvind Swami respectively.

A brilliantly crafted thriller with intelligent screenplay and terrific narration,Thani Ourvan is a delightful original offering from Raja who's know for remaking successful films from other languages down south.The screenplay by director himself and the writer duo Subha framed upon the cat and mouse chase between protagonist and the villain is immensely stylish and substantial,being successful in gaining attention of the viewers who gets to be a part of the proceedings.

There isn't a single dull moment in around 160 minutes of the running time and leaving aside some minor glitches,Thani Oruvan stands out as one of the best thrillers ever produced in Kollywood for its racy script,powerful and meaningful dialogues,lack of unwanted elements aimed at masses,the brilliant performances and strong technical perfection.Unlike many thrillers produced in the recent past,the romance portions were well-written and Raja deserves a special applause for handling it convincingly so that it never turn a stumbling block in the thrills offered by the enthralling fight between the hero and the villain.

Jayam Ravi has comeup with a top-notch performance as the protagonist Mithran IPS and showcases his mettle in handling intense roles with ease.Expecting more such roles from him rather than disappointing ones like Shakti from 'Sakalakala Vallavan Appatakkar'. Casting Aravind Swami as the suave,intelligent and cool antagonist worked out wonders and he stole the show with his matured act.Arvind's character Siddharth Abhimanyu will be long-remembered as one of the best villainous portrayals in the history of tamil film industry.Welcome Back Swami!! Choose Wisely and you are here to stay !! <3 Thambi Ramaiah managed to evoke laughs with his hilarious portrayal of Sengalvarayan.Nayan Thara as the heroine was convincing in a neatly written role and pulled off her part really well.The supporting cast that includes Rahul Madhav,Ganesh Venkatraman etc were good.

Music and score by Hip-Hop Tamizha were effective and gave more depth to the narration.All the songs were perfectly placed and avoiding unnecessary item songs and other unwanted numbers proved good for tightening the screenplay.Frames by Rajaji were slick and cuts by Gopi Krishna were neat.

Overall,Thani Oruvan is a stylish and captivating thriller,a must watch this season.

Verdict:: Mind-blowing performances from Jayam Ravi and Arvind Swami backed up with a taut screenplay,technical brilliance,powerful dialogues and and an energetic score makes Thani Oruvan an easy addition to the list of best thrillers to come-out from Kollywood till date.Don't miss this one from theatres,Period!! Un Yedhiri Yaar Endru Sol..Nee Yaar Endru Solgiren B-)


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