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14A(14A) Brutal Violence


Tamil-language Thriller. After a serial killer kidnaps a radio host (Aditi Rao Hydari), her blind friend (Udhayanidhi Stalin) enlists a quadriplegic detective (Nithya Menon) to help him save her.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence – some blood, much detail
  • Infrequent buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking in a recreational context – little detail

Thematic elements

  • Dedication to a purpose
  • Aberrant behaviour
  • Cycles of violence

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for brutal violence

Classification date

January 24, 2020