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MANITHAN

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MANITHAN

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 148m 24s

Release date 29/04/2016

BBFCInsight moderate violence, bloody images

Genre(s) Crime, Drama

Director(s) I. Ahmed

Cast includes Udhayanidhi Stalin, Prakash Raj, Hansika Motwani, Aishwarya Rajesh, Radharavi, Vivek, Sathish

Summary MANITHAN is a Tamil language drama about a young lawyer fighting against a corrupt court system to win justice for the victims of a tragic accident.

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 0m 15s were required. Details of cuts below may contain spoilers or plot details.

BBFCinsight publication date 19/04/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

MANITHAN is a Tamil language drama about a young lawyer fighting against a corrupt court system to win justice for the victims of a tragic accident.

Violence

Moderate violence includes a scene in which a character is beaten up by several men. He is punched, kicked, thrown through a window and has a cable is pulled around his throat.

Injury detail

There are some bloody images in the aftermath of a road traffic accident, with blood visible on the clothes and possessions of victims. One man's leg is run over. The bodies of the victims are also seen in a hospital corridor with some blood on clothes.

Other issues include mild bad language, including use of 'bloody' and 'dammit'. There are also mild sex references, including comments about prostitution. There is a reference to sexual violence when a man reports that a woman was raped and murdered.

Cuts information

Company chose to remove images of bloodied bodies in order to obtain a 12A classification. Cuts were made in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy. An uncut 15 classification was available.

Details

Title
MANITHAN
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
Qentertainment
Classified date(s)
22/04/2016
Main language
Tamil
Submitted run time
148m 39s
Approved footage
13356+0
BBFC reference
AFF338762
Registration number
CFJ39376

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