Dhool (2003)

 ●  Tamil ● 2 hrs 51 mins

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Arumugam lands in the city to protest to a minister about water pollution in his village. Here, he gets involved in a battle against corrupt politicians and rowdies, who leave him practically dead.
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Cast: Jyothika, Reema Sen, Vikram

Crew: Dharani (Director), S Gopinath (Director of Photography), Vidyasagar (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Release Dates: 10 Jan 2003 (India)

Tamil Name: தூள்

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as Eeswari
as Swapna
as Arumugam
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as Minister's PA
as Inspector Karunakaran
as Grandmother Mundakanniswari
as Arumugam's Friend
as Minister
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as Sornakka
as Arumugam's Friend




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Dubbed into: Dhool (Malayalam)
Remade as: Veede (Telugu)
The film was remade in Bengali as "Ghatak", starring Jeet.

The film was remade in Punjabi as "The Lion of Punjab", starring Diljit Dosanjh.

A Hindi version of the film was also planned by Guddu Dhanoa in 2004 with Sunny Deol and Gracy Singh in the lead roles under the banner of Padmalaya, but the film failed to take off.

"Dhool" was remade and released in Telugu in October 2003 by Ravi Raja Pinnisetty as "Veede", with Ravi Teja and Arthi Agarwal taking up the lead roles, while Reemma Sen retained her role.

A huge set of a temple, a church, some houses and a shopping area, was erected at the Indian Express Office premises.

The film's song were partially shot in Denmark, and plans had been earlier made to shoot fight sequences in London, though the team later opted against doing so.

Simran was selected to play the female lead, since with her Telugu projects made her to drop the movie and eventually jyothika got the chance to play opposite vikram for the first time.

After the success of their 2001 collaboration "Dhill", Dharani and Vikram announced in February 2002 that they were to come together again for a project titled "Dhool".

It was remade in Sinhala as "Ranja".

The film is still considered as a cult masala entertainer.

It was dubbed into Malayalam with same title "Dhool".