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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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

Vikram described his role in Anniyan as the most difficult one of his career. See more »

Goofs

While interrogating Ambi, Prabhakar stabs him in his hand with a big needle. But when Ambi is seen pleading to him, no such injury is visible on his hand. See more »

Quotes

Ambi: Money isn't everything. Good people should get justice.
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The film's title in the film is shown as Aparichit - The Stranger. See more »

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References The Matrix (1999) See more »

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Kaadhal Yaanai
Written by: Na. Muthukumar
Produced by: Harris Jayaraj
Performed by: G.V. Prakash Kumar, Nakhul and Melwyn
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21 June 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a film that should, sorry will, change the face of Tamil cinema forever. It is amazing, amusing and astounding to watch and her and anyone who says different may need to watch the film again properly and look at the hard work, groundbreaking(for Tamil cinema)visuals, and fantastic songs that is in this film. It is watchable enough for VIKRAM'S performance alone, but Vivek's hilarious comedy and one-liners, Harris Jeyraj's great songs and amazing sets and location make this film a must-see for all Tamil cinema lovers. The highlight of the film is the last 23 minutes, these minutes alone should entice even a cinema goer not a fan of VIKRAM or Shankar to go and see the film at least once more. On the whole ANNIYAN is three words Amazing, Breathtaking and VIKRAM.


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