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Malayalam-language Action/Crime. After spending most of his life in jail, a man (Mohanlal) is finally released and has to protect his family from various attacks.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing and scatological slang
  • Frequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence - much blood, little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of illegal substances in a trafficking context; infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Appearance versus reality
  • Protecting one's family

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for frequent portrayals of violence

Classification date

January 16, 2020