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Sundeep Kishan, Regina Cassandra-starrer Maanagaram wins over Rajinikanth

Debutant Lokesh Kanagaraj’s Maanagaram is winning over critics and audiences alike. Now, Rajinikanth has come forward and praised the film.

regional movies Updated: Mar 15, 2017 12:40 IST
Karthik Kumar
Karthik Kumar
Hindustan Times, Chennai
Sundeep Kishan,Regina Cassandra,Maanagaram
Superstar Rajinikanth personally called producer SR Prabhu and praised him for his gutsy film.

Debutant Lokesh Kanagaraj’s Maanagaram has been very well received by critics and audiences alike. At the box office, the film is slowly gaining momentum. The film’s producer SR Prabhu had earlier released two quality Tamil films--Maya, an intelligent horror thriller with Nayanthara, and political satire drama Joker, which was one of the most critically acclaimed Tamil films of 2016.

For Joker, superstar Rajinikanth had personally called Prabhu and lauded him for producing a gutsy film on the current political happenings without taking any sides. Once again for Maanagaram, Prabhu had received a call from Rajinikanth and the actor is said to have spoken in detail about the engaging new age crime thriller.

Maanagaram is all about four people with diverse lifestyle connected through a kidnapping episode and their perspective on the fast-moving urban life. Though the Tamil version has been receiving a lot of praise and doing well at the box office, the Telugu dubbed version didn’t work with the local audiences in Andhra Pradesh/Telangana.

Maanagaram has Shri, Sundeep Kishan, Regina Cassandra, Charlie, Munishkanth and Madhu Sudhan Rao in lead roles.

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First Published: Mar 15, 2017 12:33 IST