A small boy (Ratnavelu) from Tamilnadu sees his father, a labor leader, killed in cold blood by a policeman. He kills the policeman and runs away to the city of Bombay. From there, the story traces his ascent to become a mafia chief (Velu Naicker), the breakup and deaths in his family, and then till his assasination at the hands of the lunatic son of another policeman who he killed in a fight. Written by
Sathyanarayanan Narayanaswamy <email@example.com>
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India's entry for the best foreign language film at the Oscars in 1987. Rated as one of the best 100 films of all time by the Time Magazine in 2005 See more
Are you a good person or a bad person?
I don't know.
Remade as Kelviyin Nayagan
Nila Adhu Vaanathumele
Written by: Ilayaraja
Produced by: Ilayaraja
Performed by: Ilayaraja See more