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One Man in a Thousand (2010)

Aayirathil Oruvan (original title)
Anita, leads a military group along with helper crew to an unexplored island to find out the missing archaeologist and to know about the Chola Prince who went asylum. They face unexpected adventures.



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Cast overview:
Muthu (as Karthik Sivakumar)
Anita Pandian
Lavanya (as Andrea)
Parthiban ...
Azhagam Perumal ...
Major Ravisekhara Pandian (as Alagam Perumal)
Prathap Pothen ...
Lavanya's father (as Prathap K. Pothan)


Anita, leads a military group along with helper crew to an unexplored island to find out the missing archaeologist and to know about the Chola Prince who went asylum. They face unexpected adventures.

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Release Date:

14 January 2010 (India)  »

Also Known As:

One Man in a Thousand  »

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INR 320,000,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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A New Genre in Indian Cinema!!
17 January 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Aayiratthil Oruvan is a new Genre to Indian Cinema. No one has ever tried or attempted this kind of a Plot. Selvaraghavan has excelled in his part of screenplay and direction. Its really a tough one to direct. Actors have given their best. Karthi Reema Sen and Andrea have done their jobs perfectly. The First half of the movie is enjoyable for all people whereas to enjoy the second half you need patience and good observing powers. Selva has his own directorial touches. This Scene should surely be mentioned where a women shows how hungry she is. Coming to Visual Effects,this is the only place where we're lacking behind Hollywood People.The art director Santhanam has done a neat job. G.V.Prakash comes up with his best Music and BGM so far. The Movie as a whole is absolutely awesome, but could've been presented in a much understandable manner.

Movie's Major Plus

1. Screenplay and Direction 2. Background Music 3. Casting 4. Plot 5.Locations where the film is shot

Movie's Major Minus

1. Visual Effects(not so realistic) 2. Less Usage of the So called Hero Karthi 3. Too Much of Vulgarity which wasn't needed for this script 4. Incomplete Climax 5.Unable to deliver the plot to all classes

No one has the right to rate a film except the makers of it. Because they are the one who has taken the effort and faced the problems in making it. So i am not supposed to rate this film. But this tremendous effort should be appreciated. Hats Off to Mr.Selvaraghavan and Thank You Sir for this wonderful movie!!!

Prashanth Sekar

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