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Rajinikanth is the King

KS Ravikumar should be credited for tapping Rajini's strengths while downplaying his age-related constraints.KS Ravikumar has scripted based on a contemporary issue related to Mullai Periyar dam and weaved it effectively in a fictitious story spanning across generations. KS Ravikumar's stays safe wi...(more)

Source: Editor, MovieCrow


Rajinikanth's mesmerizing energy let down by writing. But give it your time for Superstar's non-diminishing charisma.

Superstar Rajinikanth's birthday treat Lingaa, directed by K.S.Ravikumar hits the screens today. The film is expected to surpass the duo's earlier outings - Muthu and Padaiyappa. With a huge ensemble of support stars and Rajini in dual roles, does Lingaa live up to the immense expectations? Let's fi...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, Behindwoods.com


A lot of heroism

The next phase of 'Lingaa' completes the promise of a power packed Superstar movie, solving many mysteries, including the one on why the temple gates had to be thrown open all of a sudden. Now that the story is in place, let's get critical on the aspects that make the movie wholesome and complete.(more)

Source: Editorial Board, IndiaGlitz.com


Strictly for Thalaivar fans

The screenplay of Lingaa skittles from clich� to clich�, packing in every stereotype you can think of. What saves this film from complete disappointment is Rajinikanth the larger-than-life superstar.(more)

Source: Moviebuzz, Sify.com


The hero with a thousand faces

�Lingaa� gives Rajinikanth a ticket to entertain his fans and he doesn't let them down. (more)

Source: IANS, Zee News


The film lacks energy.

Lingaa is certainly among the least Rajini-esque films, even though the template of the plot � a man who is compelled to take up a task which he is least interested in undergoes a transformation after learning about the past and takes up the challenge and triumphs in the end (more)

Source: M Suganth, Times Of India


Drama minus the punch

The arrival of a Rajinikanth film is like a festival. Hardcore fans expect a whistle-clap fest and even serious film buffs look past gaping loopholes in the script and soak in inimitable fun. K.S. Ravikumar, who directed Muthu and Padaiyappa (Narasimha in Telugu), aims to draw more than claps and wh...(more)

Source: Sangeetha Devi Dundoo, The Hindu


An exciting return for the superstar Rajinikanth on the big screen in live action

�Lingaa� is an exciting return for the superstar onto the big screen in live action. And this time, it's most certainly not a lacklustre computer animation. Directed by KS Ravikumar, the movie works well for its making rather than for the script alone which offers nothing new.(more)

Source: Anupama Subramanian, Deccan Chronicle

BO Report World Wide

Country 2nd Weekend 3rd Weekend 4th Weekend Life Time Collection Opening Weekend
UK (€ ) 54014.00 20436.00 4821.00 260946.00 171068.00
Malaysia (MYR) --- --- --- 6250830.00 1263060.00
Australia (A$) 27370.00 7884.00 --- --- 124618.00
USA ($) 94844.00 --- --- 1510000.00 1336406.00

BO Report India

State Opening Weekend
Tamil Nadu 300000000.00
karnataka 52000000.00

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Oh Nanba” Vairamuthu S.P. Balasubramaniam, Aaryan Dinesh Kanagaratnam Listen
2 “En Mannava” Vairamuthu Srinivas, Aditi Paul Listen
3 “Indiane Vaa” Vairamuthu A.R. Rahman Listen
4 “Mona Gasolina” Madhankarky Mano, Neeti Mohan, Tanvi Shah Listen
5 “Unmai Orunaal Vellum” Vairamuthu Haricharan Listen
6 “Jukebox” Listen