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Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai (2015)

Purampokku (original title)
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Bellusamy(Arya)is an activist who believes in principles of communism. What happens when you pull out all the stops to bring about a positive change in our society? You get framed and fall prey to the wrong side of justice.

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S.P. Jhananathan
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Cast

Cast overview:
Arya ... Balu (as Aarya)
Shaam ... Mechalo
Vijay Sethupathi ... Yamalingam
Karthika Nair ... Kuyili
Rama Rama ... Emalingam's Mother
Krishnamoorthy Krishnamoorthy ... Police Officer
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Balusamy, a communist by heart, is the leader of a group which takes on the Indian Government by raiding trains, banks for the benefit of people. During a suicide mission to take on illegal dumping of arms waste & other e-waste, Balusamy gets captured by the police, and is sentenced to be hanged until death by an experienced hangman. The task of coordinating his execution is with the jailer, Macaulay, while Balusamy's group led by Kuyili is trying their best to break their leader out of prison. Written by PipingHotViews

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The youngster Bellusamy(Arya), who is impatient and cannot tolerate the wrongs in the society. With his radical thinking and with his principles of communism

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

15 May 2015 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai See more »

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The lead actors had to learn to ride a camel for a few scenes in the film shot in Jaisalmer. See more »

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Marina Beachula
Produced by Varshan
Performed by Diwakar & Mukesh
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Good Script - Average execution - Bad Casting
26 May 2015 | by SatiagoManezSee all my reviews

The movie doesn't stand strong with the communism principles or in the entertainment angle. The first half is terribly boring with some good dialogues reflecting communism. Only the director knows why in the name of god the songs where even there in this movie, if it was under the producers pressure I feel bad for the creator!

The good thing about the movie is that it shows both the sides of the revolutions. There has been a great effort put in to make the jail realistic and it has been effective. The Tamil conversations between the peers from Delhi could have been in English/Hindi and subtitled in Tamil to make it more authentic.

Coming to cast they have tried their best to fit Arya in the character with the looks, but it didn't just workout. For such a important character in the movie the casting could have even been a well suited new face. The character of Karthika appears just not to make the movie so dry. The costumes and dialogues for the pair during the expedition just don't gel up. Vijay Sethupathi and Shaam has done justice to their characters.


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