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Baasha (1995)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 15 January 1995 (India)
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An auto driver, Manikam, desperately tries to hide his dark underworld side to keep his promise to his father.

Director:

Suresh Krishna

Writers:

Balakumaran (dialogue), Suresh Krishna | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rajinikanth ... Baasha / Manickam (as Rajnikanth)
Nagma ... Priya
Raghuvaran ... Mark Anthony
Vijayakumar ... Rangasamy
Janagaraj ... Gurumurthy
Devan ... Kesavan
Anandraj ... Indiran
Sasikumar Sasikumar ... Manickam's Brother
Sathyapriya Sathyapriya ... Vijayalakshmi
Yuvarani ... Geetha
Charan Raj Charan Raj ... Anwar
Shenbaga Shenbaga
Raja Krishnamoorthy Raja Krishnamoorthy ... DIG Dinakar
Sethu Vinayakam Sethu Vinayakam ... College Chairman
Kavithalaya Krishnan ... Manickam's Friend
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Storyline

An auto rickshaw driver whose sole aim in life is to fulfill the promise of his late father, runs into trouble when an old rival returns from prison and threatens to destroy his family, forcing him to reveal his dark past and reignite the same war which he had kept aside for years. Written by Santhosh

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil | Telugu | Hindi

Release Date:

15 January 1995 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Baashha See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR250,000,000
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Trivia

In addition to the new opening credits score, original composer Deva had rescored & inserted additional music for some scenes (namely scenes with Rajnikanth heading to the auto stand & Janakaraj's comedy scene where he failed to entice Nagma as a passenger.) See more »

Goofs

When Rajni is fighting a goon who is carrying a sword and sparks appear when the sword strikes against a metal grill frame, the electric wire used to generate the sparks is clearly visible at the base of the sword in multiple shots. See more »

Quotes

Badsha: Your life is in your hands.
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Connections

Referenced in Jackpot (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Baatcha Paaru
Written by: Vairamuthu
Produced by: Deva
Performed by: S.P. Balasubrahmanyam and Chorus
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This movie is one the most stylish,slick and fast moving Tamil movie ever made!
16 September 2006 | by carjjunSee all my reviews

One of the best gangster movies i have ever seen! Didn't think an Indian regional tamil movie would be so good...rate the movie UP THERE! Rajni's style and acting in this movie is one of the reason why this was a success! The acting of the villain Raghuvaran was fantastic! Directed very well...music is also superb...even though the background music sometimes is a rip off from "The Terminator" its done very well by the music director Deva. The whole Autorickshaw driver who was a big Don in Bombay is a fantastic story so the heart of the movie is the story.The slick way this movie has been taken is excellent.Rajni always does something special for each movie he does like say something or a movement like a sign or symbol and in this one he does one of his most famous styles..

Watch it for Rajni's greatest movie!


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