Stephen Raj is incriminated and all injured are moved to the Government Hospital overnight. ", "The now famous costume of Chiranjeevi was his own idea!  In June 2017, while Karthi, was filming for Theeran Adhigaram Ondru, reports suggested that he would be signing the director's next venture after Maanagaram, which was officially confirmed in December 2018. His son, Suryam (Chiranjeevi) is a hard working student living in the nearby city and he falls in love with Veerabhadraiah's daughter - Madhulatha (Madhavi). Our banner name being Samyuktha, we rechristened Nitya as Samyuktha, and she continued to do more films, such as Sirivennela under the same name. As Kamatchi has good knowledge of routes and roads, Dilli tells him to come with them as well. The film was later remade in Kannada and in Hindi too. After the film's successful theatre run, the movie was made available to stream on OTT platform Hotstar on 25 November 2019, which created controversy amongst distributors and exhibitors. 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The film collected ₹100 crore (US$15.59 million) worldwide.  The portions of the film were shot around Chennai and in Tirunelveli, and no day sequences took place for this film. When a number of police officers are poisoned at a party following a drug bust, Inspector Bejoy enlists Dilli's help to drive the officers to hospital in a lorry, in exchange for seeing his daughter. "We initially planned the film with the story given by a Tamil writer, but it didn't work out. Dilli uses the gun to kill all of Anbu's gang outside the building.  The Telugu version of the film was made available to stream through Ahavideo.  The technical crew of the film comprises Sam C. S. as the music director, Sathyan Sooryan and Philomin Raj as the film's cinematographer and editor respectively. Kaithi (transl. 786 as his 100th movie and his 150th movie was Khaidi No. The film score and soundtrack was composed by Sam C. S. The cinematography was handled by Sathyan Sooryan, and edited by Philomin Raj.The core … 40,000, Sumalatha Rs. " Baradwaj Rangan of Film Companion South wrote "But what I missed more is character building. Dilli, Bejoy and the lorry's owner find themselves in a chase with the criminals and must race against time to reach the hospital and also save a police station about to come under siege. Khaidi (transl. Surprisingly, Anbu agrees. She waits anxiously, wondering who it may be. Just as the crops are ready for harvest, Veerabhadraiah and his henchmen not only destroy the crop but also try to sexually abuse Suryam's sister, during which she commits suicide. Prepare to be thrilled. The film collected over ₹3.35 crore (US$522,198.1) in Chennai.  Kanagaraj cited the climax fight choreographed by the duo Anbariv, from Karthi's 2010 action film Naan Mahaan Alla as the benchmark for the film's action sequences. ", "Most of the shooting was done in the village called Rebala near Nellore, while the climax was shot at Porur near Madras. , The film collected around ₹3.5 crore (US$545,580.1) on first day, ₹2.8 crore (US$436,464.08) on second day, about ₹4.7 crore (US$732,636.13) on third day, total of ₹11 crore (US$1.71 million) on 3 day weekend, close to ₹7 crore (US$1.09 million) on fourth and fifth day and ₹25 crore (US$3.9 million) and added a little over ₹10 crore (US$1.56 million) in 3 days to take ₹35 crore (US$5.46 million) on 10 days in Tamil Nadu. After five years, we made a profit of 2 million rupees, and some more during the subsequent years. Bejoy thanks Dilli and promises him that he will soon arrange a good life for him and his daughter. , Released on 28 October 1983, the film was a massive commercial success by which Chiranjeevi rose to stardom.. Lokesh forces them to choose between pain and pride. Paalpandi then convinces them that he is alright, so they take him with them. Lokesh Kanagaraj, initially chose Mansoor Ali Khan to play the lead role. However, I liked the subject of First Blood, and I asked Paruchuri brothers to come up with a story based on that film. India Today gave 3.5 out of 5 stars stating "Kaithi is a film that showcases filmmaking at its best, and Karthi is terrific and so natural that you could literally picture a prisoner going through a tough time. The film is loosely based on the 1982 film First Blood. The film collected around ₹13 crore (US$2.03 million) in Overseas to take its worldwide collection of ₹70 crore (US$10.91 million) in 10 days. , The film also revived the popularity of the song "Jumbalakka" composed by A. R. Rahman, from the film En Swasa Kaatre (1999); in a scene from Kaithi where the students play an assortment of songs using a music player in loud volume to distract the prisoners from commandeering instructions to their comrades outside the police station.  The film's release coincided with Vijay's sports film Bigil (2019). ", "The movie was sold for 2.5 million rupees even when we just announced it! Khaidi (transl.  The team further revealed that there will be no songs placed in the film. Dilli, Bejoy, and Kamatchi come across the various gangs but Dilli takes care of them brutally. However, a song titled "Neel Iravil" sung by Sam, was featured in the film's teaser. ", The Indian Express gave 3.5 out of 5 stars stating "The characters in this Karthi starrer are in a constant fight-or-flight mode. Veerabhadraiah (Raogopal Rao) is a feudal lord presiding over a village along with his henchmen, which include his assistant (Rallapalli) and the village sarpanch (Nutan Prasad).  The dates and whereabouts are yet to be mentioned. " The News Minute gave 4 out of 5 stars stating "A gripping tale of men imprisoned by their circumstances, There is no star in 'Kaithi'. The original soundtrack which features 17 tracks in the album, with four songs and rest of them were themes was released on 22 November 2019, a month after the film's release. Dilli still manages to kill Paalpandi and the gangsters, while rescuing Bejoy and proceeding to the building. 20,000, and the director Kondarami Reddy was paid Rs. ", "Karthi teams up with Maanagaram director Lokesh Kanagaraj", "Has this Hollywood movie inspired Kaithi? The rest of the movie deals with how Suryam escapes from jail and with the help of Dr. Sujatha (Sumalatha) he avenges the decimation of his family. Anbu's gang outside the building and manages to catch a student, and under the order of Anbu, they kill him. Veerabhadraiah kills Venkateswarlu and asks Suryam to pay the money which he had given as a loan.  Later, this movie has brought big name to Chiranjeevi and he made Khaidi No. , As implied at the end of the movie, a sequel is planned. - Times of India", "Karthi reacts on Kaithi clash with Vijay's Bigil", "Karthi's 'Kaithi' fills up the list after 'All in All Azhagu Raja' and 'Kaashmora'! Instead of just burning the drugs, Napoleon decides to eliminate all the drug dealing rowdies. - Times of India", "Mahesh Babu lauds Karthi's Khaidi: Thrilling action sequences and stellar performances from the team", "Kaithi movie review by audience: Live updates", "Kaithi mints over Rs. It is a well made film that takes the road less travelled and provides enough thrills. We first thought of doing it ordinarily, but he wanted the getup to be somewhat different. Suryam is arrested by the Police. Dr. M. 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Dilli and Kamatchi manage to transfer the unconscious officers to a school bus from the hospital so that they can continue to the commissioner's office. This is just about transforming these one-note “types” into flesh-and-blood people". The Music Was Composed By K. Chakravarthy and Released by Tips Music. Prisoner) is a 1983 Indian Telugu-language action film starring Chiranjeevi and directed by A. Kodandarami Reddy.