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An ordinary milkman is forced to become the fictional character Velayudham who takes on the scum of the earth.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vijay ...
Velayudham
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Bharathi
Hansika Motwani ...
Vaidehi
Saranya Mohan ...
Kaveri
Santhanam ...
Speed
Abhimanyu Singh ...
Musafir Ibrahim
Vincent Ashokan ...
Minister's brother
Rajendran ...
Local Goon
Sayaji Shinde ...
DGP
R. Pandiaraajan ...
Inspector
M.S. Bhaskar ...
Vaidehi's father
Soori ...
Pandi ...
Pandi
Kadhal Thandapani ...
Villager (as Dhandapani)
Illavarasu ...
Poor man
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The film opens in Chennai with a crusader television journalist Bharati (Genelia) trying to unravel corruption in high places. The state Home minister is hand in gloves with terrorists who are planning to create tension and planting bombs in Chennai. One day while escaping after a sting operation on city's nefarious activities she gets badly beaten and her two friends killed. At the same time in an accident, the thugs who had brutally bashed her meets with an accident and gets killed. Bharati creates an imaginary character called Velayudham and writes a note that he wants to clean up the city of the bad guys! Meanwhile there is a guy called Velayudham an ordinary milkman living in a small village who dotes on his little 'Thangachi' (Sarnya Mohan) and his life revolves around her, though his cousin Vaidehi (Hansika) is crazy about him. One day Velu comes to Chennai to withdraw the money he had deposited in a chit fund for his sister's wedding. In the city, he meets Bharati and due to ... Written by Captain

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Velayudham-Roller coaster ride!
26 October 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

saw the movie first show at AGS-chennai at 6.15 am..vi jay has proved his metal again..after the huge success of kaavalan...thalapathy has given yet another mass entertainer..first half was a roller coaster ride with vi jay-santhanam&co combo scenes..the story moves very fast showing the relationship between saranaya(sister) and vi jay.thanks to Vijay's own incredible comic sense. After a long while, you see not the star Vijay, but a genuinely affectionate brother who wants to get his sister married well. His antics, together with those of Speedu (Santhanam) set the audiences rolling right away. It's this Vijay that you've missed, for so long.second half shows how vi jay turns in to super hero VELAYUDHAM to save people.stunts has shaped up pretty decently.vi jay has did some homework for fight seqs which can be witnessed from the stunts.pass mark to screenplay because all the scenes follows the order with logics behind it.special mention about a particular scene post intermission when saranya dies,vi jay has performed extremely well and gets applause from the audience as well.coming to the climax which is very different from other vi jay movies says a social message to the people which has been done beautifully by vi jay.on casts genelia has not given her 100% and hansika has done her part well with her bubbly appearance.On the whole,people who still doubt whether vi jay can give mass entertainer onddate in his own style,here is the answer in form of VELAYUDHAM which had everything to be declared as MASS HIT!!!!


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