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Raavanan (2010)

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A bandit leader kidnaps the wife of the policeman who killed his sister, but later falls in love with her.

Director:

Mani Ratnam

Writers:

Mani Ratnam (story), Mani Ratnam | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Vikram ... Veeraiya (as 'Chiyaan' Vikram)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan ... Ragini Subramaniam (as Aishwarya Rai)
Prithviraj Sukumaran ... Dev Prakash Subramaniam (as Prithviraj)
Priyamani ... Vennila
Prabhu ... Singarasan
Karthik ... Gyanaprakasam
Munna Munna ... Sakkarai
John Vijay ... Hemanth Shankar
Ranjitha ... Annam
Vaiyapuri Vaiyapuri ... Raasathi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aditya Aditya ... Tippu
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Storyline

Dev Prakash Subramaniam is assigned the task of apprehending a bandit, Veeraiya, and accordingly re-locates with his wife, Ragini. Shortly thereafter, while investigating another matter, he will be notified that his wife has been abducted by Veeraiya. He, in the company of several well-armed policemen, and guided by a forest guard, will relentlessly pursue this elusive bandit who is both revered and feared by the local residents; while Ragini will find out the real reason behind her abduction. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Ten Heads. Ten Minds. A Hundred Voices. One man.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

18 June 2010 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Villain See more »

Filming Locations:

Athirappally, Kerala, India See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR550,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,013,921
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film was shot on location in the forests of Athirapally (Kerala), Tumkur (Karnataka), Ooty, Jhansi, Calcutta, Mahabaleshwar and in the Malshej Ghats (Maharashtra). See more »

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Alternate-language version of Raavan (2010) See more »

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Sung by Vijay Prakash, Keerthi Sagathia and Mustafa Kutoane
Music by A.R. Rahman
Lyrics by Vairamuthu
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raavanan and Raavan
19 June 2010 | by vanesnSee all my reviews

What I can say about the movie.....

WOW, only Mani can make like this. I watched both version, simply superb, I love the tamil version. The music, picturization, editing, direction overall...speaks the Director new imagination. Oh yeah, the powerful star casts. Mind blowing performances.

Did anyone feel "The Raavan" from Mani's view? WOW...... only Mani can touch that .... The modern RAM and RAAVAN...

I watched both version...GO AND WATCH THE MOVIE IN BIG SCREENS..FEEL THE NEW KIND OF CINEMA

I have read so many bad reviews for this movie....come on ppl ...

i don't understand y people make a mindset with full of expectation for this movie. and y ppl comparing with his previous movies? Yes, it is maniratnum's movie. Forgot abt his previous movies. if the director make movies with mindset compare his previous work, i think mani's last movie is Roja.

I really like the way he took challenges to giv new kind of cinema....

make us to feel his new touch...his imagination, his technical skills,...

Overall ,Raavan and Raavan is must watch movie ..feel the director new imagination, wonderful direction, strong powerful performance from main leads.

I never thing so, any other director have this kind imagination, or make movies like this nowadays.


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