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Dasavatharam (2008)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 13 June 2008 (India)
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After realizing the danger of a bio-weapon, a scientist wants to protect it from being misused. The vial accidentally reaches India, and he must race against time to prevent a potential disaster.

Director:

K.S. Ravikumar (as K.S. Ravi Kumar)

Writers:

Kamal Haasan (dialogue), Kamal Haasan (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kamal Haasan ... Rangaraja Nambi / Govind Ramasaamy / George W. Bush / Balram Naidu / Avtar Singh / Christian Fletcher / Shinghen Narahasi / Krishnaveni / Vincent Poovaraagan / Kalifullah Khan
Asin ... Kothai / Andaal / Radha
Jaya Prada ... Ranjitha Kaur (as Jayapradha)
Mallika Sherawat ... Jasmine
Napolean ... Kulothunga Chola II
P. Vasu P. Vasu ... Politician
Nagesh ... Sheikh Mukhtaar
K.R. Vijaya ... Muslim women
M.S. Bhaskar ... Guide
Santhana Bharathi Santhana Bharathi ... Goon
Akash Akash ... Inspector Bharat
R. Sundarajan ... Politician (as R. Sunder Rajan)
Chakri Toleti Chakri Toleti ... Sai Ram
Ramesh Khanna ... Doctor (as Ramesh Kanna)
Chitti Babu Chitti Babu ... CID
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Storyline

U.S.-based Bio-technologist, Govind K. Somaiyya, narrates from a stadium a tale of religious conflict in India - even before the appearance of Jesus and Allah. This conflict was between worshipers of Bhagwan Shri Shiv and Bhagwan Shri Vishnu - with devotees of the latter being put to death. Now in post-9/11 era President George W. Bush invests heavily in biological research but things get out of control when a vial containing a deadly chemical is inadvertently dispatched via courier to Tamil Nadu, India. In order to retrieve it, Govind must face heavy odds, including a deadly CIA Agent, Chris Fletcher; a killer named Jasmine; RAW Officer Pranab Kundu, as well as a martial-arts artist from Tokyo. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

13 June 2008 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Dasavathaaram See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR600,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,356,962
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Aascar Film P. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(theatrical)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

However, this new record was beaten two years later by 'Enthiran'. See more »

Goofs

Shingen Narahashi's sister fights of Fletcher at her house. She is pushed into the bath tub. When the fight sequence resumes, her clothes (and hair) are completely dry. See more »

Connections

Spin-off Sabaash Naidu See more »

Soundtracks

Oh... Ho... Sanam
Performed by Hariharan and Mahalakshmi Iyer
Composed by Himesh Reshammiya
Lyrics by Vairamuthu
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User Reviews

 
A splendid movie crafted with much efforts to please any movie goer and it proves to be a landmark in tamil film industry
14 June 2008 | by harshan87See all my reviews

I have read many user comments here and i don't know why they were disappointed by the film. This movie holds you up throughout the film. Wow awesome! Kamal excels donning ten roles with gr8 efforts differentiating each one through a different slang and body language. The movie is a racy thriller which has very right mixture of action and comedy and is splendid because of kamal's acting, makeups(one or two makeups are not very pleasing though),crazy's sensible and witty dialogues,special effects and all.I want to remind people that like any other film Dasavatharam is also a 'film' which is intend to satisfy all type of movie lovers. The plot may appear simple but the way it is portrayed in a thrilling way throughout without any flaws, introducing each role at appropriate time with most of them strongly connected to the main story(though i feel one or two characters not very needed to the film,we can give it up as they don't deviate you from the plot)is really superb.

Hello movie goers, don't even think to miss this movie. Go for the movie mainly for KamalHaasan who has taken really painful efforts and excelled in all ten lovable characters and i promise the movie will hold you up providing a 3 hour non stop entertainment in terms of action,special effects,comedy and a thrilling adventure no matter any genre lover you are..


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