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Thuppakki Interesting facts about Thalapathy Vijay's action entertainer

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10 Years of 'Thuppakki': Reasons why the Vijay starrer remains a fan favourite

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On this day (Nov 12), ten years ago, 'Thuppakki' starring Vijay in the lead role was released.

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A Diwali release, the film was a blockbuster at the box office.

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As the film clocks 10, let’s take a look at the reasons why Vijay's action entertainer remains a fan favourite.

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The film, helmed by AR Murugadoss, had Kajal Aggarwal as the leading lady and Vidyut Jammwal as the antagonist

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It's been ten years since Thalapathy Vijay's Thuppaki hit screens on November 13, 2012. The film, was billed as one of the biggest hits in Vijay's career, and had the actor playing an Army Officer, who takes down sleeper cells planning a bomb blast in Mumbai.

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The film was remade in Hindi as Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty. Here are a few interesting facts about the film.

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AR Murugadoss's engaging screenplay The film marked Vijay's maiden collaboration with AR Murugadoss and he played an intelligence officer in the Indian Army, who goes to take down and deactivate a sleeper cell planning a bomb blast across the city.

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The engaging screenplay meant that the film never had a dull moment and the audience had a fun time watching the actor in a completely new avatar.

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The chemistry between Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal Thuppaki also marked the first film of Vijay with the leading lady Kajal Aggarwal. Their chemistry in the film was such a hit, along with the comedy portions, that they soon came together in Jilla as well.

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A strong antagonist Vidyut Jammwal played a terrorist in the film, who heads the sleeper cell. The fight between the leading man and the antagonist were clearly engaging and the events that led up to the meeting of the two had the audience eating out of their hands. Santosh Sivan's effective cinematography made the film all the more appealing.

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