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God's Own Child (2011)

Deiva Thirumagal (original title)
A mentally retarded man fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter, and in the process teaches his opponent lawyer the value of love and family.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
'Chiyaan' Vikram ...
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Anuradha Raghunathan
Amala Paul ...
Swetha
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Bashyam
Santhanam ...
Vinod
Y.G. Mahendran ...
Raghunathan
M.S. Bhaskar ...
Murthy
Sachin Khedekar ...
Rajendran
Krishna Kumar ...
Victor
Surekha Vani ...
Rajee (as Surekha)
Pandi ...
Muruga
Kishore Kumar Mr. ...
Nandakumar
Sara Arjun ...
Karthik Kumar ...
Karthik
Kishore ...
Bashyam's Assistant
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Krishna (Vikram), who has the mental maturity of a five-year-old, works in a chocolate factory in Ooty. His wife delivers a baby girl and dies. The girl, Nila (Sara) is brought up in his own way by Krishna. He showers all his love and care on her. But fate takes a quick turn. Nila's grandfather Rajendran (Sachin Khedkar), a powerful and influential man in society, enters the scene. Fearing that his grand daughter is not safe under a mentally-challenged dad, he takes away the girl from Krishna. His other daughter Shwetha (Amala Paul) takes care of the child. Krishna runs from pillar to post to get back his daughter. He gets acquainted with advocate Anuradha (Anushka) and Vinod (Santhanam), her junior. They listen to Krishna's past and promise that they would do their best to get back the custody of Nila. Bashyam (Nasser), a leading advocate, appears for Rajendran. The rest is legal battle and arguments in court and who wins at last. Written by Raju

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Daughter That God Gave Me  »

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This movie was heavily inspired from the 2001 Hollywood movie 'I Am Sam'. See more »

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Excellent Drama (i cried for many scene)
15 July 2011 | by (Chennai, india) – See all my reviews

I usually don't Comment... But I want to comment this movie....

i have seen I AM SAM.... and its a excellent drama made me cry in many scene..... I felt the Same for Deiva Thirumagal... Mostly If we saw the original movie, we don't feel the same about "Based on" or Remakes....But Here it is so fresh and director vijay gave it with original quality and excellent making.... Casting is so amazing especially Nila Character.... she s beautiful and very talented.... and of course we know about Vikram... what can i say... He proved once again.... Totally i Recommend this movie, and its real worth...

Deiva Thirumagal is a 2011 Tamil drama film written and directed by Vijay and produced by Mohan Natarajan.The film comprises director Vijay's 'regular' technical crew with G. V. Prakash Kumar as music composer, Nirav Shah as cinematographer and Anthony as editor.


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