A father and son help each other through growing up, romance, tragedy, and adventure.

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(as Gautham Vasudev Menon)

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(subtitles), (as Gautham Vasudev Menon)
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Cast

Credited cast:
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Krishnan / Suriya
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Malini Krishnan
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Priya
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Meghana
Prithviraj ...
Asad
Deepa Narendran ...
Shriya
Karthik ...
Shanker Koladi ...
Shankar Menon
Ganesh ...
Librarian
Sathish ...
Suriya's friend (as Satish)
Veera Bahu ...
Suriya's friend (as Veera)
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Commando Informer (as Gautham Vasudev Menon)
Pawl Bazile ...
Punk Mugger (as Paul Basile)
Brian Jennings ...
Visa Officer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rajeev ...
Sameera's Dad
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Storyline

Surya (Surya Sivakumar) is away at war as his father, Krisnan (also Surya) dies of lung cancer. As Surya sits on a plane in combat gear heading into battle, he reminisces about his father's influence in his life. The film opens with the father Krishnan's romance with Malini (Simram), which in turn is contrasted with the son's aggressive courting of an engineering student Meghana (Sameera Reddy) from a train ride in Tamil Nadu to her graduate studies in Berkeley. The romance is swiftly followed by an extended period of professional and personal uncertainty, in which the son turns back to father figures to help him get back on his feet and seek out his true calling. Well made, though overlong film, reportedly autobiographical about the director's own relationship with his father. Written by Joyojeet Pal

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14 November 2008 (India)  »

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INR 140,000,000 (estimated)
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The opening and end credits of the movie is in English only, very rare for a Tamil language film. Most Tamil films have Tamil and English opening, See more »

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Oh Shanthi Shanthi
Written by: Thamarai
Produced by: Harris Jayaraj
Performed by: Clinton Cerejo and S.P.B. Charan
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A definite box office hit!
2 December 2008 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

This is the kinda movie that you don't mind watching again and again. It's just one a kind. And these are the kinda movies which would bring our entire Tamil cinema to the next level. I walked out of the cinema telling myself, that I had just watched a beautiful Tamil movie. Everything was beautiful about the movie. Surya, to start off with as the father and son duo.. He was just simply awesome. He carried himself so well and at every point he marked his signature. Simran to being with, played her role beautifully and with much demure. It was really nice to see Simran acting again and yeah dancing on screen. I just so missed her absence. Loved the way how Gautham has used her in this movie. Sameera and Divya were both at the best and no one can say they are mediocre performers or just plain dumb blonds after this movie. They played their roles up to perfection and left a lasting impression in our minds. All the songs were beautiful and in particular I loved the "Anjala" song, I never knew it was such a sad song until I watched the movie. On the overall its a movie for all the wonderful fathers in the world.. Its a dedication to all those loving daddies.. A real lovely movie for all! Dun miss it!


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