Is Virumandi hit or flop?
Like his other directorial films, Virumandi won critical acclaim and went on to dominate the box office in 2004. Directed and produced by Kamal Haasan, the film features Abhirami, Pasupathy, Napoleon, Rohini, Shanmugarajan and Nassar.
Was Virumandi a hit?
The film won critical acclaim and was a commercial success at the box office. This film acquired cult status in Tamil cinema and inspired similar themes.
Why Sandiyar name changed to Virumandi?
Dr S Krishnaswamy, leader of Puthiya Thamizhakam, took exception to the film’s original title, Sandiyar. He alleged that the title glorified people who indulged in violence. And eventually, Kamal was forced to change the title to Virumandi.
Who is the villain in Virumandi?
Kotthalathevar first tells his version of the story in which Virumaandi is the villain and responsible for the killings of nearly two dozen innocents in a village in Theni district. He tells Angela that Virumaandi deserves to be exterminated from the face of the earth.
What is the story of virumandi?
Two prison inmates who have life sentences, reflect on the direction that their lives have taken and how they have ended up in the situation they find themselves in.
What is Kamal Haasan last movie?
Kamal Haasan latest movies include Vishwaroopam 2, Lover Tho Pettukovaddu and Iru Mugan.
What is mean by Sandiyar?
Sandiyar means a person who is ruthless and troublesome.
Who is the cast of Virumandi on IMDb?
Credited cast: Kamal Haasan Virumandi Abhirami Annalachmi Pasupathy Kothaala Thevan Napolean Nallama Naicker
What kind of award did Virumandi win?
Virumandi won the International Award for Best Asian Film at the 2004 Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival in South Korea. Kamal Haasan is one of the most versatile mainstream actor & filmmaker of Tamil/Indian cinema. Praising his performance or penned dialogues or subtle directorial touches would only be a tedious reiteration.
Why did the film Virumandi change its name?
Initially, the film was named as Sandiyar. Then the production unit had several problems pressuring them to change the name and hence changed to Virumaandi later. Few years later a film with the same name (Sandiyar) released but had no issues with the film’s name.
What was the story of the movie Virumaandi?
Out of his wide range of cinematic endeavors, his 2004 epic project “Virumaandi” inhabits a noteworthy position. “Virumaandi” is a tale of avarice and caste-induced violence in the rural region of South Tamil Nadu.