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Bhoominathan aka Bhoomi is introduced to us as a person who gets into many local fights. Worried about his future, his family sends him to Muthuramalingam (Raj Kiran), a much respected ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vijay ...
Boominathan
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Meera Muthuramalingam
Raj Kiran ...
Muthuramalingam
Vadivelu ...
Ammavasai
Roja ...
Devika
Mithra Kurian ...
Maadhu
Mahadevan ...
Devarajan
Nizhalgal Ravi ...
Parthasarathy
Krishna Kumar ...
Karthik Muthuramalingam
Livingston ...
College Principal
Neepa ...
Poongodi
M.S. Bhaskar ...
Maadhu's father
Yuvashree ...
Bhoominadhan's mother
Madan Bob ...
College Lecturer
Ajaykumar ...
Meera's Classmate
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Bhoominathan aka Bhoomi is introduced to us as a person who gets into many local fights. Worried about his future, his family sends him to Muthuramalingam (Raj Kiran), a much respected personality in his place Semmanur, to put Bhoomi's life on the right track. But things don't go as planned. Muthuramalingam's adversary threatens to kill his daughter Meera (Asin) as a revenge against his own daughter's fate. So Bhoomi is given the job of Meera's bodyguard at college. Meera goes to college with her friend Madhu but is irritated by Bhoomi's presence everywhere. So she devises a plan. Written by Anonymous

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good movie must watch
25 January 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Kavalan , remake of the Malayalam film Bodyguard, brings together the successful duo of Vijay and Siddique once again, not to mention the hit Vijay-Asin combination. Coming from Siddique, the man who gave us Friends, the expectations is of a Vijay starrer that would be rather different from the ones we have been offered lately. Kavalan is an emotionally narrated love story about a righteous and innocent man who is assigned the task of being a young woman's bodyguard. He puts full faith and confidence in anything that he does; his love story too blossoms because of these qualities. But, unwittingly, the faith that he shows is taken advantage of in a way that no one would imagine. It is not with malice or any villainy that this is done; but out of love and admiration towards such an innocent person. It is love and destiny that play hero and villain in this story of relationships. The movie also subtly tells us that it is never good to leave things untold for too long in love.

Overall, Kavalan is a movie that defies all the preset notions of a Vijay starrer that have been built over the last couple of years. It is his return to the romantic hero mould and also a call to all directors of the industry to stop pre-meditating 'over the top' scripts for him. A relatable love story shot in a cute and simple manner, rich with emotions.


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