Pudhu Pettai (2006)

 ●  Tamil ● 2 hrs 48 mins

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A slum dweller, Kokki Kumar (Dhanush) returns from a movie to find his mother murdered by his own father. As his father deranged advances towards him he runs away and starts begging on the streets until he is arrested on false charges. Prison exposes him to a whole new culture and a set of people who train him in a life of crime and violence, until Kumar becomes a consummate gangster. Delving further into the dark world, he murders many to become a powerful mob kingpin and joins hands with crooked politicians in his thirst for more power. As he continues to earn enemies everywhere, Kumar's life is threatened from all directions. Can he survive the wrath of his enemies?
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Cast: Dhanush, Sneha Prasanna, Sonia Agarwal

Crew: K Selvaraghavan (Director), Aravind Krishna (Director of Photography), Yuvan Shankar Raja (Music Director)

Rating: U/A (India)

Genres: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Release Dates: 26 May 2006 (India)

Tagline: A Selvaraghavan film

Tamil Name: புதுப்பேட்டை

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as Kokki Kumar
as Krishnaveni
as Selvi
as Tamil Selvan
as Anbu
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Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35:1, 2.39:1 (Scope)
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A Selvaraghavan film
Survival of the fittest
The song Peek Into Assassin's Life: "Neruppu Vaayinil" was sung by Kamal Haasan, though he didn't act in the film.

The is the first Indian film to be shot in the Super 35 format.