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IRAIVI

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IRAIVI

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 157m 32s

Release date 27/05/2016

BBFCInsight implied strong language, moderate violence, sex references, drug references

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Karthik Subbaraj

Cast includes S. J. Surya, Vijay Sethupathi, Bobby Simha, Anjali, Kamalinee Mukherjee, Pooja Devariya, Karunakaran

Summary IRAIVI is a Tamil language drama about an alcoholic filmmaker and his friends who bring trouble to the women in their lives.

Cut This work was cut. The cuts were made at the request of the distributor to achieve a particular category. To obtain this category cuts of 2m 23s were required. Details of cuts below may contain spoilers or plot details.

BBFCinsight publication date 17/05/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

IRAIVI is a Tamil language drama about an alcoholic filmmaker and his friends who bring trouble to the women in their lives.

Language

There is an implied use of strong language (f**k). Milder bad language includes 'bitch', 'bastard', 'shit' and 'jerk'.

Violence

A man attacks some people with a hammer and a character spits some blood out before he is kicked in the chest. A pool of blood is seen beneath a man who lies on the ground.

Sex

There are moderate sex references, for example to 'sensual massage parlours' and 'happy endings'.

Drugs

It is implied that some characters consume a 'bong sweet'.

This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Cuts information

Company chose to remove a use of strong language ('motherf**ker'), moments of strong violence, and a scene of glamorised drug use in order to obtain a 12A classification. Cuts made in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy. An uncut 15 classification was available.

Details

Title
IRAIVI
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
Ayngaran International (UK) Ltd
Classified date(s)
02/06/2016
Main language
Tamil
Submitted run time
159m 55s
Approved footage
14178+0
BBFC reference
AFF338789
Registration number
CFJ39725

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