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Vikram Vedha (2017)

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Vikram, a no-nonsense police officer, accompanied by Simon, his partner, is on the hunt to capture Vedha, a smuggler and a murderer. Vedha tries to change Vikram's life, which leads to a conflict.

Directors:

Gayatri, Pushkar

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Manikandan (dialogue by), Gayatri | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Madhavan ... Vikram
Vijay Sethupathi ... Vedha
Shraddha Srinath ... Priya
Varalaxmi Sarathkumar ... Chandra
Hareesh Peradi ... Chetta
Manikandan Manikandan ... Santhanam
Achyuth Kumar ... Surendhar
Prem Prem ... Simon
Gowri Lakshmi Gowri Lakshmi ... Anitha
Baby Vaishnavi Baby Vaishnavi ... Chandra Small Girl
Kathir Kathir ... Pulli
Rajkumar Rajkumar ... Half Boil
Vivek Prasanna Vivek Prasanna ... Ravi
Gorge Vijay Gorge Vijay ... Prabhakar
Satya Satya ... Giri
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Storyline

A badass cop Vikram leads a special task force formed to eliminate a kickass Vedha's gang running amok on the streets of Chennai, making a mockery of Law and Order. An encounter planned by a Vikram's friend Simon, kills Vedha's trusted aides and brings him out of hiding. Vedha lays his clutch on Vikram and engages in a disturbing mind game of sorts which results in a quest to reveal the truth behind that fateful encounter.. Written by PipingHotViews

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It's easy to choose between good and bad, and we both are bad guys. What would you do?

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Action | Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

14A | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil | Hindi

Release Date:

21 July 2017 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Викрам Ведха See more »

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Budget:

INR 150,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 400,000,000
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Think Music,Y Not Studios See more »
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Madhavan's character Vikram shoots twice for every kill; that's his signature style. See more »

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When Vedha in the young age offers Cheta to smuggle drugs past the check-post , he crashes the car which has the drugs to a road roller ,damaging it and uses a tow truck to pull the car out and bypasses the check-post . The mistake is, shouldn't the tow truck be assisted with a traffic police to bypass any check-post? See more »

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A movie which shows the class of South Indian Cinema
30 March 2018 | by nirbhaysingh-86See all my reviews

First , I got to know about the movie from IMDB , which showed some posters for highest rated current Indian movies. Since, I got too late to the party I did not get to see the movie in theaters and after looking long and hard found the movie with eng subtitle which was great. (because I can only understand hindi and eng).

About the movie, amazing acting by Madhvan as always but the 'Betaal' (Vedha) of the move is awesome. His acting is so natural, he is the highlight of the movie. Though movie never tries to give any actor/character more time or importance but the guy just shins like a diamond. I must admit, I did not know anything about the actor before this movie and after writing this I will have to look him up..Also, his character's aging process in flashbacks are awesome as well (i don't know who to praise for that).

I got hooked from the first shot of the movie about Vikram & Betaal story , which i loved as a child by the way, and after 15 min in the movie you get the reason for the name.

I have seen few South Indian movies before which shows the real standing of this industry compare to Hindi cinema. If Hindi cinema is to copy trends from there, I believe it should be movies like this not the ninja fighting sequence where people hit villains like hulk and they fly for 10 meters.

Finally, this movie is a must watch for people who appreciate good cinema but beware "Hero do not fly in this movie and are not as powerful as Bahubali".


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