A disillusioned everyman, frustrated with the corruption he sees all around him, develops multiple personalities in order to restore justice.

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Cast

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Ambi / Remo / Anniyan (as 'Chiyaan' Vikram)
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Nandini
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Officer Prabhakar
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Chari
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House Owner
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The Person Who Stops His New Car
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Break Company Owner
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Wastrel
Sriranjani ...
Nandhini's mother
Mohan Vaidya ...
Krishna Iyengar
Shanmugha Rajan ...
Chockalingam
Amarasigamani ...
Police
Shanthi Williams ...
Ambi's Mother
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Ambi is a meek lawyer, who wishes to change the society. But, because of his oft-repeated concern, people don't take him seriously. Besides, Nandini, the girl whom he loves, also rejects her because of this. This makes Ambi shattered, not before he encounters a website Aparichit.com, visiting which creates an alter ego inside Ambi's mind. For the girl he loves, he becomes a supermodel named Remo, and for the entire nation, to reform it, he becomes a vigilante named Aparichit, who not only teaches people the importance of following the rules, but also punishes them if they don't follow. Written by Prashast Singh

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INR 280,000,000 (estimated)
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The film's highlight is the Thiruvaiyaar music festival. Well known exponents like Kunnakudi R Vaidhyanathan, Sudha Raghunathan and Unnikrishnan appear in the scene, which is a recreation of the real festival. See more »

Goofs

Ambi, who always talks so much about rules, doesn't wear a helmet. See more »

Quotes

Journalist: Such a large punishment for such a small sin?
Ramanujam 'Ambi' Iyengar: [as anniyan] As if sin come like a Banyan, in small, medium, large, extra large, sizes?
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Crazy Credits

The film's title in the film is shown as Aparichit - The Stranger. See more »

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Spoofed in Aaru (2005) See more »

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Gora Gora Aankh
Sung by Lesle Lewis and Vasundhara Das
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Extraordinary viewing experience
26 June 2005 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

Extrodinay Viewing experience. very good movie Vikram's acting excellent Must watch on a theatre!!! Advise don't watch on VCD, will spoil the effect. Bit slow in the first half and some times make the viewer think a bit. Prakashraj's mufti useless and Vivek's comedy good and enjoyable Shankar's direction good. song scenes are good but not in line with the story, seems to be created for masala lovers. Should have given more stress to the art part of the movie. Not suitable for any international nominations as some of the scenes are not very logical. good story line much much better than chandramukhi all in all a very good movie


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