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Vada Chennai (2018)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime | 17 October 2018 (USA)
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A young carrom player in north Chennai becomes a reluctant participant in a war between two warring gangsters.

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Vetrimaaran

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Vetrimaaran
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dhanush ... Anbu
Ameer Sultan ... Rajan
Radha Ravi ... Muthu
Daniel Balaji ... Thambi
Kishore Kumar G. ... Senthil
Samuthirakani ... Guna
Pavan ... Velu
Andrea Jeremiah ... Chandra
Aishwarya Rajesh ... Padma
Subramaniam Siva Subramaniam Siva ... Mani
Vincent Ashokan Vincent Ashokan ... Police Officer
G. Marimuthu G. Marimuthu
Sai Dheena Sai Dheena
Hari Hari ... Senthil's Gangmember
Pavel Pavel ... Guna's Gangmember
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A young carrom player in north Chennai becomes a reluctant participant in a war between two warring gangsters.

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Action | Crime

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Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

17 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Северный Ченнаи See more »

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Vijay Sethupathi was supposed to reprise Ameer Sultan's role. However, he felt a certain unease with the scheduling and the plot as a whole and dropped out of the project. See more »

Quotes

Anbu: This war will not end with one person's death. Win or lose, we must fight. If we don't fight back, they'll continue to run us down. This is our home. We must fight for it. We must defend it.
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Alternate Versions

For video release, the film was certified U/A by the CBFC after cuts to stronger bits of violence and language were carried out. See more »

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"Life is simple, it gets complicated when love becomes a part of it."
24 October 2018 | by lalithm-74640See all my reviews

As the title reads, the characters in the movie also are complicated because of love. Love for the power, love for the people, love for status and love for money. And as the lead character name itself is Anbu(meaning love) how can his life be simpler. Part 1 is mainly focused on how 'Anbu' is dragged into the world of darkness. The Staging of scenes are done very realistically, which even more boost up the intensity of the film. Director does his best job by portraying the actual rawness of the place.Talking about the camera work for the first few minutes, the camera movement was very visible but later as film goes on, the camera movement becomes static which gives a essence of looking through the eye of the characters in the movie. The Beauty of the film is the action sequence, it is precisely choreographed. And talking about the background music, it just blends with visual. On whole the film is engaging with all the aspects of life, the love sequences of the film doesn't disturb the engaging narration, instead it makes it even more better, this is the best part of the film. More than a film about gangster, it is film about life. The cast of the film did their best work. The one reason which holds the film back is the 'A rated' certificate which keeps away many people from going to the theatre.


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