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Jigarthanda (2014)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 1 August 2014 (India)
An aspiring director targets a ruthless gangster because he wants to make a violent gangster film. His discreet attempts to research the gangster fail miserably. Finally when he gets caught snooping, things hit the fan.

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Assault Sethu (as Simhaa)
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Mukesh (as Nasser)
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Sundar (as Narein)
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Muthu Sir
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Sangili Murugan ...
Pottikadai Annachi
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Karthik's Father
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Kayalvizhi's Mother
Sudha ...
Karthik's Mother
Bagavathi Perumal ...
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Rajkumar ...
Karthik's Friend
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Ramachandran ...
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When Karthik is given a task by his producer to come up with a gripping gangster flick infested with heavy dosage of violence, he focuses on Sethu, a ruthless gangster surrounded by quirky yet scary henchmen. Karthik discreetly tries his best to find out about Sethu to develop a film script, but fails miserably in all his attempts. However when he finally gets the chance to gain an insight into Sethu's life, disaster strikes as he gets caught in the mêlée following the discovery of a mole within Sethu's gang. Written by PipingHotViews

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Chikkadu Dorakadu  »

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INR 300,000,000 (estimated)
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Actor Parthiban was Karthik Subbaraj's first choice for playing Assalt Sethu's Character. See more »

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character in 'movie within movie': Hey are you from Jaihindpuram area?
Special Appearance: Yes!
character in 'movie within movie': Don't you have any girls in your area?
Special Appearance: We have girls in our area.It seems there ain't no guys in your area!
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Features Thalapathi (1991) See more »

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Jigar
Produced by Santhosh Narayanan
Written by Pradeep Kumar
Performed by Pradeep Kumar
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One of the rarest movie in Indian cinema and one of the finest actor in Inidan cinema
8 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

The reason I watched this movie is for my favorite Bobby Simha and Karthick Subbaaraj. I stunned with the performance of Simha, he is really amazing and awesome. I am dare to say Simha is going to be finest actor in Indian cinema if he is continue to do the different character as he did so far. Even I am dare to suggest tamil old actors like Rajini, Kamal, Ajith, Vijay to learn what is real acting from Simha. Simha is really great great. Am damn sure he is one of the best actor in Indian cinema. Particularly I am mesmerized when he change over his acting from don to normal man and normal man to don, especially when he ask Siddarth with knife in his hand, "pakathula vandhavudanae bayam poiduchaa", this performance is epic. And another grooving performance is, when Simha receives credits from the child of Soundhar, Simha's eyes itself conveyed the movie climax, thats why director orchestrate all the dialogue in gibberish in the climax, only few actors can do that performance and only good movie lovers can understand what Simha is expressing.

Apart from performance all credits goes to director. After Pizza the expectation was much higher on Jigarthanda. But after Jigarthanda what Karthick is going to do. lets wait and watch. Hope Kartick will come with another surprise in his next movie. But am damn sure, Karthick himself can not make flick like this again, it is a once in a life time script. I admire Karthick more than Bala, Manirathnam. Because Karthick is more intellectual director than them.

And last credits goes to composer Santhosh and cinemotographer gavemic u ary. Hats off to them. Great work.


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