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Kuruthipunal (1995)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Thriller | 23 October 1995 (India)
Suave and scintillating, this fast-paced action thriller follows the adventures and investigations of a group of honest police officers, who go undercover to bring down a terror network.

Director:

P.C. Sreeram

Writers:

Kamal Haasan (adapted screenplay), Govind Nihalani (story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kamal Haasan ... S. Adinarayanan (as Padmasree Kamal Haasan)
Arjun Sarja ... Abbas (as Arjun)
Nassar ... Badri
Gautami ... Sumithra (as Gouthami)
Geetha ... Zeenath
Nizhalgal Ravi
Subhalekha Sudhakar
K. Viswanath ... Sreenivasan
Anusha Anusha
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Srinivas Bhashyam Srinivas Bhashyam ... Pavan
John Edathattil John Edathattil ... Narasimham (as John E)
Arvind Krishna Arvind Krishna ... Dhanush
Pasupathy
Ajay Ratnam Ajay Ratnam ... Krishnan
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Storyline

A police officer (Kamal Haasan) must choose between his family and duty, when members of a terror group take his wife and child hostage and pressure him to betray officers from his department. Good thriller, arguably better than the film it was remade from, Govind Nihalani's Droh Kaal. Written by Joyojeet Pal

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Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil | Telugu

Release Date:

23 October 1995 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Drohi See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR220,000,000
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This movie was featured as part of a retrospective to Kamal Haasan under the category 'Director in Focus' at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. See more »

Connections

Remake of Droh Kaal (1994) See more »

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Intense Thriller
26 July 2017 | by anantha_liSee all my reviews

I'm literally speechless after watching this movie: Kuruthipunal. From its story line to dialogues, expression, implied messages and theme. EVERYTHING was nailed to perfection!

It has to be one of Kamal's BEST movies I must say! An intense thriller which spruces a lot of issues. Issues which are common yet not tackled completely even till today.

Each and every character played their role effortlessly and this movie MUST be on the must-watch list for Tamil Movies.

Lastly, hats off to the entire team for producing such a BRILLIANT movie! It's 2017 now, but this movie which was made in 1995 (22 years ago) still managed to keep me at the edge of my seat for 2 hours 22 minutes. Bravo!


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