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Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu (2006)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 25 August 2006 (India)
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A Police Officer investigates a series of brutal rapes and murders, with the culprits seeming to cover more than one country.


Gautham Vasudev Menon (as Gautham Menon)


Dasaradh (writer/head writer), Meghana Karthik (subtitles) | 2 more credits »
Top Rated Indian Movies #132 | 2 wins. See more awards »


Cast overview, first billed only:
Kamal Haasan ... Raghavan
Jyotika ... Aradhana (as Jyothika)
Prakash Raj ... Arogyaraj
Daniel Balaji ... Amudhan Sukumaran
Saleem Baig Saleem Baig ... Ilamaran Anandan
Kamalinee Mukherjee ... Kayalvizhi Raghavan
Rajashri Rajashri ... Chitra
Lev Gorn ... Anderson
Yog Japee ... Arun
Ajay Naidu Ajay Naidu
Aahuthi Prasad ... Police Commissioner
Karma Karma ... Cowan
Stun Shiva Stun Shiva ... Villain
Vtv Ganesh Vtv Ganesh ... Dharma (as Ganesh)
Tirlok Malik Tirlok Malik ... Suspected Killer
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Raghavan (Kamal Hassan), a top cop from the Tamil Nadu Police Department is faced with a series of rapes and brutal murders including those of his boss's family. The culprits are found soon enough but prove extremely evasive while they continue their murderous legacy undeterred. Written by VVlilai

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A police from Tamil Nadu, a woman from New York and a game that plays them... See more »


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The opening sequence of the movie were kamal fight with goons which was shot in his own house in chennai. See more »


Before encounter of MLA Sasi, Raghavan shoots one of the MLA's goons. In the shot, the goons face is shown inside the frame. See more »


Politician: You don't know about me!
Raghavan: I know and I know what your mother does.
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Spoofed in Tamizh Padam 2.0 (2018) See more »


Partha Mudhal
Lyrics by: Thamarai
Composed by: Harris Jayaraj
Sung by: Bombay Jayashri and Unni Menon
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A cop story with a different backdrop
8 October 2006 | by anandplanetSee all my reviews

A brilliantly taken movie by Gautam Menon ! The story revolves around an incomparably charismatic cop - Raghavan (Kamal Hassan) who investigates the case of a serial killer.The movie has been shot in New York and India swapping frames to give a rich backdrop which is certainly a change from the regular old cop movies.

The story begins with a rich introduction of cop - Raghavan who proves his muscles to the local hooligans.Raghavan gets serious into business when his colleague's (Prakash Raj) daughter Rani gets kidnapped.Based on a tip of , he flies to New York. While traveling he recalls the painful memories of his own personal life.In New York,he shockingly finds another case having the similar hallmark of villain.

To ease the tension Gautam had remarkably introduced Aradhana (Jyothika) who gets closer with Raghavan. Melodious songs and active night life of New York would be a good feast to viewers. Raghavan connects up with Detective Anderson to dig deeper into the case which eventually leads to a close encounter with killer.

Raghavan and the killer start playing the game to take on each other and well, you know the good wins over the evil ! Not to mention the gruesome killings & a lot of blood - so the movie is surely not for the faint hearted ! Gautam had written and directed the movie. Harris Jayaraj has composed the music.

Just exclude some of the logical bloopers - I guess consciously done by Gautam to suit the taste of audience. Not to miss - Hunting game!

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Tamil | Telugu | Hindi

Release Date:

25 August 2006 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India See more »


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INR240,000,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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