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

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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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Trivia

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

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

Ramanujam 'Ambi' Iyengar: [as anniyan] What are you doing?
Wastrel: Can't you see? I'm resting.
Ramanujam 'Ambi' Iyengar: What did you do to need rest?
Wastrel: I got tired from resting and am resting.
Ramanujam 'Ambi' Iyengar: Will you do any work if given?
Wastrel: I am in duty now.
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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 Chatrapathi (2005) See more »

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Gora Gora Aankh
Sung by Lesle Lewis and Vasundhara Das
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definitely a MUST-see!!!!!
26 June 2005 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

This movie has progressed Indian Cinema by leaps and bounds.The truth is I was pretty skeptical when I went to the theater.I was just tagging along with my friends.But to much of my AMAZEMENT is was extremely good.Vikram acting was superb, as he portrays three very different personalities naturally.Sadha on the other hand acted very well.The whole cast especially viveks jokes keeps you entertained the entire movie.The movie is so well balanced that it doesn't leave the audience a sense of morbidness during the murder parts of the movie.Its usual for all tamil movies to have supernatural element for the fight scenes.Director Shankar cleverly shot anniyan movie fight scenes to the next level with 360 degree angle matrix style fight scenes.Now thats a mammoth leap and a first for a TAMIL MOVIE!!Needless to say Harish Jayraj did a very good job with the music with a nice blend of different music genres.The song settings were very artistic.The computer graphics for the movie is the best yet for a tamil movie.A very professional Hollywood style movie with the Indian touch.A very enjoying movie.DO not read the reviews, see the movie and judge it yourself.

Just one note when watching Anniyan: it's very different than the average stereotype tamil movie so KEEP AN OPEN MIND WHEN WATCHING IT!!!


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