Mugamoodi (2012)

 ●  Tamil ● 2 hrs 43 mins

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Bruce Lee (Jiiva) is a martial arts specialist but unluckily he is unable to use those skills to make a living. Instead, he falls in love with Police Deputy Commissioner Gaurav's (Nassar) daughter Shakthi (Pooja Hegde), and tries to impress her and her elder sister's kids with his martial art skills. To make it more fun for them he pretends to be a superhero by wearing on a costume each time he visits. On his way back on one such visit, Lee finds himself caught in between cops and robbers chase in the city. He decides to assist the police and manages to nab one robber from the gang and hands him over to the police. Lee doesn't realize that by doing so he has asked upon himself the revenge of Dragon (Narain) who heads the same gang. As the police were involved too, Dragon eyes to take revenge on Police Commissioner Gaurav also. Dragon then connives a plan that eventually frames Lee as a robber and the attempted to kill the Police Commissioner. What lies ahead for Lee now is to prove his innocence to the Police, win his love back Shakthi and more importantly bring Dragon and his gang to justice.

Cast: Jiiva, Pooja Hegde

Crew: Mysskin (Director), Sathya Hegde (Director of Photography), K (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Action, Drama

Release Dates: 31 Aug 2012 (India)

Tamil Name: முகமூடி

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Did you know? Director Myshkin approached a foreign costumer to design the superhero dress of the superhero character of the film. Read More
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as Anand / Bruce Lee / Mugamoodi
as Shakthi
Supporting Actor
as Anand's father
as Roshini and Shakthi`s Mother
as Anand's Grand father
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actress
as Gaurav




Production Company
Associate Producer
Production Manager
Production Controller


Screenplay Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography
Steadicam Operator


Music Director
Music Coordinator


Sound Designer


Art Director
Set Assistant
Art Assistant



Costume and Wardrobe

Costume Designer
Costume Stylist


Assistant Editor

Marketing and Public Relations

Public Relations Officer

Post Production



Stunt Director

Visual Effects

Visual Effects Supervisor
Film Type:
Feature Film
Colour Info:
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Archival Source:
QubeVault (Real Image Media Technologies) [Digital]
Music Director: K
Lyricist: Madhan Karky
Playback Singer: Aalap Raju
Music Director: K
Music Director: K
Lyricist: Mysskin
Playback Singer: Mysskin
Music Director: K
Music Director: K
Lyricist: Madhan Karky
Playback Singer: Chinmayi Sripada
Music Director: K
Music Director: K
Music Director: K
High-end gadgets to be used in the film were designed by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), while teams from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) were roped in to create the costumes and looks of the characters.

A large group of young aspiring artists were roped in to be part of the fight sequences were one of the highlights of the movie. The artists were trained for over 6 months at YMCA, Nandanam, Chennnai rigorously.

A Los Angeles-based firm handled the special effects for the movie, while action sequences were choreographed by stuntmen from Hong Kong.

The movie was dubbed in Telugu under the title 'Mask', and in Hindi as 'Mahabali Ek Super Hero'.

This film was dedicated to Bruce Lee.

The superhero costume wore by Jiiva weighs 10 kg. After wearing that , Jiiva suffered from some infections in his leg because of that costume.

Director Myshkin approached a foreign costumer to design the superhero dress of the superhero character of the film.

Director Myshkin initially named the movie as "Agniputhuran".

The pre-production of the movie started earlier at 2008 and lead actor Suriya was expected to play the lead role and 'Ar Rahman' to be the composer of the film. But later they were dropped from the film.