Ranga (1982)

 ●  Tamil ● 2 hrs 20 mins

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This family-oriented crime drama revolves around the life of Ranga (Rajinikanth) alias Ranganathan, who lost his sister Laksmi (K . R .Vijaya) in childhood. As an adult, he comes to the city searching for work is compatible with his educational qualifications. After many struggles to find suitable work, he meets and befriends Raju (Karate Mani) who is a thief. Ranga tries to encourage Raju into giving up a life of crime and start leading an honest life, but the twists and turns in Ranga's own life leads him to lose his moral compass and become a stone-cold hitman. Raju on the other hand, gravitates towards a better life and becomes the bodyguard for a young boy, Suresh, who is the son of Lakshmi, a wealthy woman, and unbeknownst to them all, Ranka's long lost sister. Ranga becomes more and more violent, and is given a contract by Ganga to kidnap the young Suresh. With Raju protecting Suresh and Ranga are trying to kidnap him, their lives seem on collision course. How will this conflict be resolved?

Cast: Radhika Sarathkumar, Rajinikanth

Crew: R Thyagaraajan (Director), V Ramamoorthy (Director of Photography), Shankar Ganesh (Music Director)

Rating: A (India)

Genres: Action

Release Dates: 14 Apr 1982 (India)

Tamil Name: ரங்கா

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Did you know? The role played by KR Vijaya in this movie, was originally offered to Jayalalithaa. She accepted the offer as she liked the character very much. However, due to the interference of MG Ramachandran (MGR), then Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, she was not cast in the film. MGR suggested K R Vijaya as the replacement and she was finally cast. Read More
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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Tamil
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Color
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24 fps
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2.35 : 1
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Music Director: Shankar Ganesh
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: Malaysia Vasudevan, P Susheela
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Music Director: Shankar Ganesh
Lyricist: Vaali
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Music Director: Shankar Ganesh
Lyricist: Vaali
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Music Director: Shankar Ganesh
Lyricist: Vaali
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam, S Janaki
Trivia:
The role played by KR Vijaya in this movie, was originally offered to Jayalalithaa. She accepted the offer as she liked the character very much. However, due to the interference of MG Ramachandran (MGR), then Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, she was not cast in the film. MGR suggested K R Vijaya as the replacement and she was finally cast.