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MANKATHA - STRICTLY NO RULES

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MANKATHA - STRICTLY NO RULES

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 144m 4s

Release date 02/09/2011

BBFCInsight Contains moderate threat and violence, and bleeped strong language

Genre(s) Action, Crime, Thriller

Director(s) Venkat Prabhu

Cast includes Ajith Kumar, Arjun, Trisha Krishnan, Vaibhav

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 4m 53s were required. Details of cuts below may contain spoilers or plot details.

BBFCinsight publication date 23/08/2011

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

MANKATHA - STRICTLY NO RULES is a Tamil language action thriller about the criminal organisations involved in illegal betting on cricket matches in the Indian Premier League and the spread of corruption into political and law enforcement circles.

Threat

There are scenes in which criminals regularly resort to threat and violence in order to maintain control.

Violence

There are various fights, including shoot-outs and beatings, without a focus on injury detail.

Language

There is use of bleeped strong language, and use of moderate bad language ('bitch').

There is brief and mild sexual activity, featuring a clothed couple embracing on a bed, and a passing reference to 'weed' in the lyrics of a song, as well as scenes of smoking.

Cuts information

Distributor chose to reduce the violence in three reels (gunshots, strong blows and injury detail) in order to achieve a '12A' classification. Cuts were made in line with BBFC Guidelines and policy. A '15' without cuts was available.

Details

Title
MANKATHA - STRICTLY NO RULES
Year
2011
Distributor(s)
Ayngaran International (UK) Ltd
Classified date(s)
31/08/2011
Main language
Tamil
Submitted run time
148m 57s
Approved footage
12966+6
BBFC reference
BFF281466
Registration number
CFJ24198

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