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PULIMURUGAN

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PULIMURUGAN

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 159m 20s

Release date 03/11/2016

BBFCInsight moderate violence, threat, occasional bloody moments, drug references

Genre(s) Action

Director(s) Vysakh

Cast includes Mohanlal, Kamalinee Mukherjee, Jagapathi Babu, Lal, Vinu Mohan, Bala

Summary PULIMURUGAN is a Malayalam language action drama about a man who is tasked with hunting tigers after a number of attacks in his village.

Cut This work was cut. The cuts were compulsory. To obtain this category cuts of 0m 30s were required. Details of cuts below may contain spoilers or plot details.

BBFCinsight publication date 24/10/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

PULIMURUGAN is a Malayalam language action drama about a man who is tasked with hunting tigers after a number of attacks in his village.

Violence

There are frequent fight scenes featuring hand-to-hand combat and shooting. There is occasional sight of blood when characters are stabbed and injured in fights.

Threat

Scenes show characters running from a tiger and it is implied that various characters are attacked and killed by the tiger.

Drugs

There are verbal references to 'ganja' and 'ganja farming'.

Cuts information

Company chose to remove two moments of strong bloody violence (blade embedded in man's head, accompanied by blood spurt, and bloody bullet impact to chest) in order to achieve a 12A classification. Cuts made in accordance with BBFC Guidelines and policy. A 15 classification was available without these cuts. Additionally, compulsory cuts were required to a scene of cockfighting, in accordance with the requirements of the Cinematograph Films (Animals) Act 1937.

Details

Title
PULIMURUGAN
Year
2016
Distributor(s)
RFT FILMS
Classified date(s)
27/10/2016
Main language
Malayalam
Submitted run time
159m 50s
Approved footage
14340+0
BBFC reference
BFF346000
Registration number
CFJ40759

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