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Kaatru Veliyidai (2017)

Not Rated | | Romance | 7 April 2017 (USA)
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Set during the Kargil War, fighter pilot Varun recalls his romance with Leela while being held prisoner in Pakistan.

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Mani Ratnam

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Mani Ratnam
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Cast

Credited cast:
Karthi ... Varun Chakrapani 'VC'
Aditi Rao Hydari ... Dr. Leela Abraham
Shraddha Srinath ... Girija Kapoor
RJ Balaji ... Dr. Illyaas Hussain
Rukmini Vijayakumar ... Dr. Nidhi
Delhi Ganesh ... Col. Mithran
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Syed Aalam Syed Aalam ... Lateef
Shiva Anand Shiva Anand ... Girish Reddy
Sivakumar Ananth Sivakumar Ananth ... Girish Reddy
Midhat Khan Midhat Khan ... Revenue Officer
Ekansh Kumar Ekansh Kumar ... Danny
K.P.A.C. Lalitha ... Achamma
Simran Lulla Simran Lulla ... Leela's Colleagues 2
Dhyana Madan Dhyana Madan ... Rohini
Jyothi Nair Jyothi Nair ... Dholak Lady
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Set during the Kargil War, fighter pilot Varun recalls his romance with Leela while being held prisoner in Pakistan.

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Genres:

Romance

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

7 April 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Komali See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$262,212
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Goofs

When the protagonist is flying his aircraft to attack positions in Kargil, he is shown flying MiG 21, whereas in other scenes, such as the one in which he is informed about the death of Col. Mithran, he is shown with a MiG 29. See more »

Soundtracks

Nallai Allai
(Tamil)
Performed by Chinmayee Sripada & Sathya Prakash
Composed by A.R. Rahman
Written by Vairamuthu
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A story of Passionate Love
24 May 2017 | by dineshsanthSee all my reviews

I don't understand why this film got many negative reviews perhaps they thought this film portrays Lust in the name of love.This film portrays both that's why I called it "A story of Passionate love".A love between two almost opposite characters who wants enjoy love and sexual pleasures but not prepared for Family life and it's responsibilities.The psychological differences between the two main characters were well portrayed. Karthi suits his role when he plays "Rough" Character but his facial expressions irritated me during romantic scenes.Mani's Heroines are usually well educated,independent and adorable. Dr.Leela (Aditi) is an addition to this list. Aditi did a good job there. I was surprised to see RJ Balaji in Dr'Ilyas Hussain's role.As usual visuals were eye pleasing and I enjoyed them very much.Songs were good.I was disappointed that Mani was trying to normalize premarital sexual relationships.I'm aware premarital sexual relationship is increasing in India and SriLanka but portraying those as culturally "Normal" is unacceptable.


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