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Baasha (1995)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 15 January 1995 (India)
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An auto driver, Manikam, desperately tries to hide his dark underworld side to keep his promise to his father.

Director:

Suresh Krishna

Writers:

Balakumaran (dialogue), Suresh Krishna | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rajinikanth ... Baasha / Manickam (as Rajnikanth)
Nagma ... Priya
Raghuvaran ... Mark Anthony
Vijayakumar ... Rangasamy
Janagaraj ... Gurumurthy
Devan ... Kesavan
Anandraj ... Indiran
Sasikumar Sasikumar ... Manickam's Brother
Sathyapriya Sathyapriya ... Vijayalakshmi
Yuvarani ... Geetha
Charan Raj Charan Raj ... Anwar
Shenbaga Shenbaga
Raja Krishnamoorthy Raja Krishnamoorthy ... DIG Dinakar
Sethu Vinayakam Sethu Vinayakam ... College Chairman
Kavithalaya Krishnan ... Manickam's Friend
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Storyline

An auto rickshaw driver whose sole aim in life is to fulfill the promise of his late father, runs into trouble when an old rival returns from prison and threatens to destroy his family, forcing him to reveal his dark past and reignite the same war which he had kept aside for years. Written by Santhosh

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil | Telugu | Hindi

Release Date:

15 January 1995 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Baashha See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR250,000,000
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Trivia

The film completed 368-day run at the box office. See more »

Goofs

When Rajni is fighting a goon who is carrying a sword and sparks appear when the sword strikes against a metal grill frame, the electric wire used to generate the sparks is clearly visible at the base of the sword in multiple shots. See more »

Quotes

Badsha: My name is Manikkam. I do have another name...!
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Connections

Spoofed in Remo (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Naan Autokaaran
Written by: Vairamuthu
Produced by: Deva
Performed by: S.P. Balasubrahmanyam and Chorus
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A Don(Rajinikanth) who ruled the tamil industry after this classic.

First of all i would like to say this is the best film of Rajinikanth as it turns out to be the perfect plot,stylish acting etc. The film gives you glimpses how stylish was rajini back then. The film is still regarded as one of the best films ever made in tamil cinema. you should have been there in the theaters in jan 1995 then you would have known the response of the film. The style icon rajini followed up with serious block busters which made him an iconic person as he is now.The film had everything love,action,comedy and above all true friendship. The films best part is those conversations between the protagonist and the antagonist played by raguvaran who has done exceptionally well. You wouldn't want to miss this classic do watch this to know about it.This is one of the best made don films in the history.


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