Mankatha (2011)

 ●  Tamil ● 2 hrs 42 mins

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Mankatha is a racy and adrenaline-rushing story of a Maharashtra police officer Vinayak Mahadevan (Ajith) who is suspended for helping a smuggler to escape from police encounter. He starts leading life in his own way. He falls for Sanjana (Trisha), daughter of an influential local goon Arumuga Chettiyar (Jayaprakash) in Mumbai. A tough cop Prithvi (Arjun) takes charge to end betting scandal in IPL cricket in Mumbai. Arumuga uses his links with dons in Mumbai tries to route through his old theatre, a cash of over Rs 500 crore to be used in betting. Sumanth (Vaibhav), a goon working for Arumuga Chettiyarplans to take away the booty with the help of his friends Ganesh (Ashwin), Mahanth (Mahanth), who owns a bar in Mumbai and Prem (Premji), a IIT graduate. Vinayak joins the race. he promises to help them and divide it between them. Trouble starts after they take away the cash. Both Arumugha Chettiyar and police are now on their heels. Meanwhile, Mahanth and Prem escape with the cash. It all upto Vinayak now. The battle shifts between him and Prithvi.

Cast: Ajith Kumar, Arjun Sarja, Trisha Krishnan

Crew: Venkat Prabhu (Director), Sakthi Saravanan (Director of Photography), Yuvan Shankar Raja (Music Director)

Rating: U/A (India)

Genres: Action, Crime, Thriller

Release Dates: 31 Aug 2011 (India)

Tagline: Strictly no rules

Tamil Name: மங்காத்தா

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Did you know? The director initially had plans to cast Hindi actor Vivek Oberoi as the lead actor. Read More
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as Vinayak Mahadevan
as Prithvi
as Sanjana
Special Appearance
Special Appearance
as Sabitha Pruthvi
as Suchithra
as Faizal
as Ganesh
as Inspector Kamal Egambaram
as Prem
as Sona
as Arumugam Chettiyaar
as Sumanth


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Film Type:
Feature Film
Colour Info:
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Archival Source:
QubeVault (Real Image Media Technologies) [Digital]
Strictly no rules
Ajith Kumar's 50th movie.

The movie was released on 31-08-11 which adds up to 50,thus denoting the Lead actor's 50th film.

The director initially had plans to cast Hindi actor Vivek Oberoi as the lead actor.