Jigarthanda (movie)

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Directed byKarthik Subbaraj
Written byKarthik Subbaraj
Produced byKathiresan
Bobby Simha
Lakshmi Menon
CinematographyGavemic U. Ary
Edited byVivek Harshan
Music bySanthosh Narayanan
Group Company
Distributed bySMS Pictures
Kalasangham Films
Release date
  • 1 August 2014 (2014-08-01)
Running time
171 minutes[1]

Jigarthanda (transl. Cold hearted) is a 2014 Indian Tamil language action crime comedy movie. It was written and directed by Karthik Subbaraj. The movie is produced by Kathiresan's Group. It stars Siddharth, Bobby Simha, Lakshmi Menon, Karunakaran and Guru Somasundaram.[2][3] It was the first Tamil cimema movie for cinematographer Gavemic U Ary.[4] Santhosh Narayanan wrote the songs and background music.[5]

Awards[change | change source]

The movie won two National Film Awards for Best Supporting Actor for Bobby Simha and Best Editing for Vivek Harshan.

Remakes[change | change source]

The movie was dubbed into Telugu as Chikkadu Dorakadu in 2016. The movie was reported to be inspired by the 2006 South Korean movie A Dirty Carnival.[6][7][8] It was remade in Kannada with the same title (2016). The Telugu version is Gaddalakonda Ganesh (2019) and the Hindi version is Bachhan Paandey (2022).

Cast[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jigarthanda". British Board of Film Classification. Retrieved 3 August 2021.
  2. M. Suganth (12 June 2013). "Siddharth, Lakshmi Menon off to Madurai". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 30 July 2013. Retrieved 13 June 2013.
  3. Prasad, Shiva (12 June 2013). "It's 'Jigarthanda' after 'Pizza'". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 18 June 2013. Retrieved 13 June 2013.
  4. "An Exclusive Interview With 'Jigarthanda' Dop, Gavemic U Ary". Behindwoods. 11 March 2014. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  5. "A.R.Rahman likes Santhosh Narayanan's music". Indiaglitz. 20 May 2014. Retrieved 20 July 2014. Retrieved 10 August 2014.
  6. "Southern movies inspired without credit - here's the list". 21 November 2014.
  7. "The thin line between plagiarism & inspiration - Tamil News". 9 August 2014.
  8. "Revealed: Why Indian filmmakers love South Korean films".
  9. "Baby Official Full Video Song Jigarthanda Siddharth, Simhaa, Lakshmi Menon, Santhosh Narayanan". Youtube. 7 November 2014. Retrieved 28 October 2015.

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