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Soodhu Kavvum (2013)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Thriller | 1 May 2013 (India)
Das, with his team, kidnap Arumai, son of a politician, who has been planning his own kidnapping to extract money from his father. Problems arise, when an insane cop is brought to handle the case.

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Cast

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Das
Sanchita Shetty ...
Shalu
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Chief Minister
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Gnanodhayam
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Pagalavan (as Simhaa)
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Kesavan
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Sekhar (as RJ Ramesh Thilak)
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Arumai Pragasam
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Brahmma
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Rowdy Director (as Aruldass)
Boys Rajan ...
AC Manikandan
Radha ...
Arumaipragasam's Mother
Kannayiram
Mippu
Gaana Bala ...
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Storyline

Pagalavan, Kesavan and Sekar are three friends, who lose their jobs in Chennai due to certain circumstances. Then they come across Das (Vijay Sethupathy), who runs a smart kidnap for ransom scam. Naturally his crime flourishes, and the three friends team up with him. Their path crosses with that of Arumai Prakasam, son of the state finance minister. Denied capital by his very strict father to start his business Arumai Prakasam stages his own kidnap, but ends up in the hands of Das and co. The comedy of errors takes a turn when the finance minister wants to catch the culprits, and gives the task to a very strict, encounter specialist cop, Brahmma. How Das and co try to stay ahead of the cop and how he nabs them, and what happens forms the rest of the story. Written by Bhama Ravi

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Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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1 May 2013 (India)  »

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Deception Is Addictive  »

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INR 70,000,000 (estimated)
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Soodhu Kavvum was initially written for Vadivelu as the lead. See more »

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Referenced in Maheshinte Prathikaaram (2016) See more »

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Mama Douser
Composed by Santhosh Narayanan
Written by Nalan Kumarasamy
Performed by Andrea Jeremiah
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Excellent Movie for all those who were bored of the regulars
7 June 2014 | by See all my reviews

Firstly the movie isn't usual. Though many movies are there with having the protagonist as negative or socially immoral have received good response, this movie has multiple protagonist in it. It looks like Vijay Sethupathi(Das) is the lead character. But there is a lot of turns that are steered by the Kesavan's character who is not negative in the initially. Keeping the female character as imaginary was sheer brilliance. The BGM looks to have some reference from the Oceans Eleven in some places. But its supports the movie completely. There is justification bought in the end of the movie with the fact that no act by anyone has a complete good/bad and the acts of Das bought only minimal bad :)


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