Virumaandi (2004)

 ●  Tamil ● 2 hrs 55 mins

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A reporter (Rohini) researching the death penalty in India is recounted the story of a farm owner Virumandi (Kamal) whose role in a clan feud between Naicker (Napoleon) and Kothalla Devar (Pasupathi) leads him to death row. As the story unfolds, there is a riot in the jail, and the only one who can get the reporter safely out of the prison is Virumandi.
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Cast: Abhirami Gopikumar, Kamal Haasan

Crew: Kamal Haasan (Director), Keshav Prakash (Director of Photography), Ilaiyaraaja (Music Director)

Rating: A (India)

Genres: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller

Release Dates: 14 Jan 2004 (India)

Tamil Name: விருமாண்டி

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Did you know? Art director Prabhakaran re-created an entire typical village set up which would take a passer-by back to his native place. Read More
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as Annalachmi
as Virumandi
as Thevar
as Virumandi's Sidekick
as Nallama Naicker
as Chief Jailor Jayanth
as Kotharala Thevar
as Vaidhyanadhan
as Angela Kaathamuthu
as Inspector Paykkaman
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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Tamil
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Tracklist
01 
Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Lyricist: Kamal Haasan
Playback Singer: Kamal Haasan, Shreya Ghoshal
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Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Playback Singer: Kamal Haasan
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Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Playback Singer: Shreya Ghoshal
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Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Playback Singer: Kamal Haasan
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Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Playback Singer: Kamal Haasan
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Music Director: Ilaiyaraaja
Playback Singer: Rajshree Seem, Thiruvudaiyan
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Trivia:
This movie won the Internation Award for Best Asian Film at the 2004 Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival held in South Korea.

Art director Prabhakaran re-created an entire typical village set up which would take a passer-by back to his native place.

Kamal Haasan a constant learner and an experimenter learned how to ride a moped without using his hand.

The movie was a super hit at the box office and was later dubbed in Telugu as 'Pothuraju'.

One of the central concepts of the movie is the controversy surrounding the death penalty.

Extensive sets that recreated Tamil Nadu and Prisons were erected in Chennai and Bulls from Madurai and nearby districts were brought to Chennai for the bull fight sequences.
Movie Connection(s):
Dubbed into: Pothuraaju Cheppinattu (Telugu)