Kaali (1980 film)
|Directed by||I. V. Sasi|
|Produced by||Hem Nag|
|Edited by||K. Narayanan|
Hem Nag Productions
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 ran for 56 days in Chennai and was considered a box office failure.
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- Rajinikanth as Kaali
- Vijayakumar (Tamil) / Chiranjeevi (Telugu) as G.K.
- Seema as Anitha/Geetha
- Fatafat Jayalaxmi as Alangaram
- Major Sundarrajan (Tamil) / Kantha Rao (Telugu) as Sampath
- Manorama as Thayamma
- Suruli Rajan as Sokku
- Shubha as Sampath's wife
- Vennira Aadai Nirmala as Rajinikanth's sister
- V. Gopalakrishnan (Tamil) / Giri Babu (Telugu) as Somu
- Kaikala Satyanarayana as Rajaram
- Prasad Babu as Rajram's one the son
- Sundar Raj as Rajram's one the son
- Pushpalatha as Rajram's Wife
- Anuradha Sriram as child artist
- Master Haja Sheriff as child artist
|"Adi Aadu"||Malaysia Vasudevan||Kannadasan||4:39|
|"Kali Bhadrakali"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki||Vairamuthu||4:00|
|"Thithikkum"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Kalyan, S. P. Sailaja||Kannadasan||4:33|
|"Vaazhumattum"||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||4:46|
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