Junga (film)

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Junga
Junga poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byGokul
Produced byJega Mani
Arun Pandian
Dr. K. Ganesh
R. M. Rajesh Kumar
Written byGokul
Screenplay byGokul
Story byGokul
Starring
Music bySiddharth Vipin
CinematographyDudley
Edited byV. J. Sabu Joseph
Production
company
Distributed byA & P Groups
Release date
  • 27 July 2018 (2018-07-27)
Running time
157 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Junga is a 2018 Indian Tamil-language action comedy film[1] written and directed by Gokul. The film features Jega Mani, Sayyeshaa and Madonna Sebastian in the lead roles. The movie released to a mixed review with movie buffs, praising Vijay Sethupathi's performance and Yogi Babu’s comedy performances.[2][3][4][5][6] The music was composed by Siddharth Vipin. The film was shot in Paris.

Plot[edit]

The film starts with Inspector Manimaran (Vinoth Munna) taking the job of Don Junga's (Vijay Sethupathi) encounter, along with Duraisingam (Rajendran). On the way to his encounter, Junga tells his story. Back in Pollachi, he works as a bus conductor and is in love with Thoppul (Madonna Sebastian). He gets involved in a fight, which angers his mother (Saranya Ponvannan), as his father Ranga (Vijay Sethupathi) and grandfather Linga (Vijay Sethupathi) were dons. They also lost their theater Cinema Paradise and had to sell it to Kumarasamy Chettiyaar (Suresh Chandra Menon), so his mother fears that he will follow Ranga and Linga and also become a don. Junga tells his mother that he will not be a don like Ranga and Linga and will retrieve their ownership of the theater. He goes to Chennai with Yo Yo (Yogi Babu), becomes a misery don, and starts saving money towards his goal. He also leaves Thoppul as she wants him to give her a luxurious life and gift her with 365 saris for each day of the year. One day, Junga comes to know that the theater is being brought down and that Chettiyaar is planning to sell it to a foreign company. He goes to Chettiyaar's house and gives him a crore to buy back his theater, but Chettiyaar insults him. Junga challenges Chettiyaar that he will retrieve back his theater. He decides to kidnap Chettiyaar's daughter Yazhini (Sayyeshaa), who is in Paris, so he goes there with Yo Yo, but the Italian mafia group kidnaps Yazhini to release their leader, who was arrested by the French police. Junga tells Chettiyaar that he has kidnapped Yazhini and fights with the mafia group to rescue her from them. Yazhini and Junga escape, and Chettiyaar agrees to give Junga's family the theater in exchange for Yazhini. Yazhini and Junga later get married. However, Junga's friends ask for a success party, for which he gives them porridge. His friends are furious with the miser and therefore give information about Junga's whereabouts to the police. Manimaran tries to shoot the miser, but a lorry suddenly appeared, causing an accident and leading to Junga escaping.

Cast[edit]

  • Vijay Sethupathi as Don Junga, Don Ranga (Junga's father), and Don Linga (Junga's grandfather)
  • Sayyeshaa as Yazhini
  • Madonna Sebastian as Thoppul
  • Suresh Chandra Menon as Kumarasamy Chettiyaar, Yazhini's father
  • Yogi Babu as Yo Yo, Junga's assistant
  • Rajendran as Duraisingam
  • Saranya Ponvannan as Junga's mother, Ranga's wife, and Linga's daughter-in-law
  • Radha Ravi as Sopraj
  • Delhi Ganesh as Sukumar
  • Vijaya Patti as Junga's grandmother, Ranga's mother, and Linga's wife
  • Vinoth Munna as Inspector Manimaran
  • Bala as Poetu Dinesh
  • Syed as Senthil
  • Shelfa as Ali
  • Louna as French TV Journalist
  • Gokul in a special appearance
  • Sridhar in special appearance in the song "Amma Mela Sathiyam"
  • Jhony special appearance in the song "Amma Mela Sathiyam"
  • Boopathy special appearance in the song "Rise of Don"
  • Emcee Jesz special appearance in the song "Rise of Don"

Soundtrack[edit]

Junga
Soundtrack album by
Released13 June 2018
Recorded2018
GenreFilm soundtrack
Length23:42
LanguageTamil
LabelThink Music
ProducerSiddharth Vipin
Siddharth Vipin chronology
Seyal
(2018)
Junga
(2018)
Thirumanam
(2019)

The soundtrack album was composed by Siddharth Vipin. The complete album was released on 30 August 2013 at Sathyam Cinemas.[7] The album consists of six tracks.

All tracks written by Lalithanand.

Track-List
No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Amma Mela Sathiyam"Jagadeesh Kumar, Pavithra Gokul04:12
2."Rise Of Don"Suraj Jagan, Siddharth Vipin, Rockstar Ramani Ammal, Emcee Jesz04:21
3."Parrys To Paris"Anthony Daasan, Kalpana Raghavendar05:18
4."Lolikriya"Marana Gana Viji, Nakash Aziz03:50
5."Kootipo Koodave"Sathyaprakash, Ranina Reddy04:53
6."Makkal Selvan Fans Song"Suraj Jagan, Jagadeesh Kumar01:08
Total length:23:42

Release[edit]

Tamil Nadu theatrical rights were sold for 12 crore.[8] The film was also dubbed in Hindi as Junga - The Real Don and released on YouTube by Wide Angle Media Pvt. Ltd. on 10 March 2019[9]. The satellite rights of the film were bagged by Zee Tamil

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JUNGA (12A)". British Board of Film Classification.
  2. ^ "Jega Mani, Sayyeshaa's new film Junga will be shot in Paris and Chennai". Hindustan Times. 28 August 2017.
  3. ^ LM, Kaushik. "#Jega Mani @sayyeshaa's #Junga -60% shoot to be done in France, rest in Chennai, Thoothukudi, Ramanathapuram -Yogendren in an imp part".
  4. ^ Mrinalini Sundar (1 September 2017). "In Junga, the actor is also the producer!". Times of India.
  5. ^ "Junga Audio Teaser". PakkaTv. 8 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Junga Official Trailer". PakkaTv. 13 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Vijay Sethupathi's 'Junga' audio and trailer launched". 13 June 2018.
  8. ^ "Junga TN theatrical rights".
  9. ^ "JUNGA - The Real Don (2019) New Released Full Hindi Dubbed Movie - Vijay - 2019 South Movie".