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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Raju Sundaram ...
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Storyline

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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Trivia

The first Indian movie to be dubbed into French. Columbia Tristar bought the dubbing rights for broadcast in French-speaking nations. See more »

Goofs

In a moving train, lights from outside the train are supposed to move through a compartment but here, during the journey to the festival, the lights just appear and disappear as if they are being switched on and off. See more »

Quotes

Nandini: Remo, I'm afraid I can't like you any more!
Remo: But, why?
Nandini: Because you aren't real. You're just another part of Ambi living in him.
Remo: Who do you like then?
[style's Remo's hair up like Ambi's hair]
Remo: [looks in the mirror] You like Ambi?
Nandini: Yes. Please, leave me alone and don't come back!
Remo: You... you can't do this to me! I'm hurting! Hurting inside!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) See more »

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Chori Hai
Sung by Kay Kay and Shreya Ghoshal
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The movie that will move you in every scene
17 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you do not know Tamil (just like I don't) then watch the DVD version of ANNIYAN with subtitles (not the Hindi version). You will be proud to find that the best movies in the world are Indian movies (I will learn Tamil just to watch its movies). Roles were challenging but acting/performance was great too. Direction qualifies for a new degree after good better and best. Comedy has good timing and morals delivered are clear. I have been humming the songs specially - Iyengar Vittu Adege with out really knowing what the lyrics means. Actions were well shown and well place in the movie. The scenes were so well placed. Music was super. This is a art, classic, action, science, romance, thriller, drama. A movie does not get better than this.


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