Kali (1980)

 ●  Tamil ● 2 hrs 24 mins

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This evocative family drama delves into the life of Kali, who returns home after a long absence to find his sister, Lakshmi and her children lost to him. As he embarks on a journey to find his family, he becomes the saviour and protector for many helpless and impoverished people, fighting crime and exploitation. He also becomes involved two women who look identical, Anita and Geetha. When he marries Geetha after being impressed by her devotion and willingness to sacrifice for him, he must face the wrath of her powerful and wealthy father. Can Kali reunite with his family? Will he succeed in having a happy married life with Geetha, against the wishes of Anita's father was also a mob kingpin?

Cast: Rajinikanth, Seema Sasidaran

Crew: Irruppam Veedu Sasidaran (Director), Ashok Kumar (Director of Photography), Ilaiyaraaja (Music Director)

Rating: A (India)

Genres: Action, Drama

Release Dates: 19 Sep 1980 (India)

Tamil Name: காளி

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Did you know? This movie was one of the early bilingual films, simultaneously made in Telugu and Tamil. Read More
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as Kaali
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as Rajinikanth's Sister

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Screenplay Writer
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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Tamil
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
01 
04:39
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Kannadasan
Playback Singer: Malaysia Vasudevan
02 
04:46
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Kannadasan
Playback Singer: P Susheela
03 
04:00
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Vairamuthu
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam, S Janaki
04 
04:33
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Kannadasan
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam, SP Sailaja
05 
04:46
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Kannadasan
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
Trivia:
This movie was one of the early bilingual films, simultaneously made in Telugu and Tamil.

Malayalam actress Seema played a dual role in this movie.

This film was dubbed into Hindi as 'Bhooka Sher'

Actor Vijay Kumar enacted the role that Chiranjeevi played in the Telugu version.
Movie Connection(s):
Dubbed into: Bhooka Sher (Hindi)