Kaali (1980 film)
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|Directed by||I. V. Sasi|
|Produced by||Hem Nag|
|Edited by||K. Narayanan|
Hem Nag Productions
|3 July 1980 (Tamil)|
19 September 1980 (Telugu)
Kaali is a 1980 Indian action film written by Mahendran and directed by I. V. Sasi. Produced by Hem-Nag, the film stars Rajinikanth, Seema, Fatafat Jayalaxmi and Shubha. The film was simultaneously made in Tamil and Telugu languages, with Chiranjeevi replacing Vijayakumar in Telugu. The cinematography was handled by Ashok Kumar and soundtrack was composed by Ilaiyaraaja. Kaali was a box office failure and it ran for 56 days in Chennai.
- Rajinikanth as Kaali
- Vijayakumar (Tamil) / Chiranjeevi (Telugu) as G.K.
- Seema as Anitha/Geetha
- Fatafat Jayalaxmi as Alangaram
- Major Sundarrajan as Sampath
- Manorama as Thayamma
- Suruli Rajan as Sokku
- Shubha as Sampath's wife
- Vennira Aadai Nirmala as Rajinikanth's sister
- V. Gopalakrishnan as Somu
- Kantha Rao
- Kaikala Satyanarayana as Rajaram
- Prasad Babu
- Giri Babu
- Anuradha Sriram as child artist
- Master Haja Sheriff as child artist
|1||"Adi Aadu"||Malaysia Vasudevan||Kannadasan||4:39|
|3||"Batrakali Uttama"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki||Vairamuthu||4:00|
|4||"Thithikkum"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Kalyan, S. P. Sailaja||Kannadasan||4:33|
|5||"Vaazhumattum"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||4:46|
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