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Total Votes: 48
Release Date 29 January, 2016
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Budget ₹20 crores
Box Office India ₹15 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹20 crores
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This is a story of a former boxer, Adi Tomar. He had always dreamt of winning boxing gold for India. However, because of his own coach, he was let down in the most important match. His coach spiked his gloves, leaving him blind in the arena against a mediocre opponent, who was politically influential. Shattered, he turned his life to fights, brothels, and booze. His friends brought him back to boxing, where he is now a coach to Indian women boxing team. He is outrageously honest, because of which he is transferred to Chennai. But he didn’t stop dreaming. He spots a girl named Madhi, from a fisherman community, who had in her a champion that could bring gold to India. But for that, Adi needed to first win her trust and then make her trust that she can do this. For all of this, he had only 9 months before the world championship begins.

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹1.5 crores
First Weekend₹5.25 crores
First Week₹9 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹15 crores
Worldwide Gross₹20 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹25.65 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹34.2 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Saala Khadoos failed to get the required start in the theatres and couldn't manage to pick well after a low opening. It failed to recover its budget cost at the box office and was also not appreciated by in the overseas. Saala Khasoos turned out to be a disaster film of R. Madhavan's career.

Full Cast & Characters

MadhavanAdi Tomar
Ritika SinghEzhil Madhi
Mumtaz SorcarLux
NassarPunch Pandian
Radha RaviCameo
Zakir HussainBoxing Committee Head
Kaali VenkatSamikannu 'Sam'

Fun Facts & Triva

  • The actor, R.Madhavan wore metal braces inside his teeth as is used by boxers to save themselves from injury. He did it in order to give his role of a box a realistic touch.
  • This film was a dubbed version of the Tamil film, Irudhi Sutturu and released after some days of the latter's release in the theatres.

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