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Three friends and the successes achieved in their afterlife, due to one of their extraordinary friend.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vijay ...
Panchavan Parivendhan / Kosaksi Pasapugazh (as 'Ilayathalapathi' Vijay)
Jiiva ...
Sevalkodi Senthil
Srikanth ...
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Riya
Satyaraj ...
Virumandi Santhanam
Sathyan ...
Srivatsan
Narein ...
Venkat's father
Surya S.J. ...
Panchavan Parivendan
Vijay Vasanth ...
Paneerselvam
T.M. Karthik ...
Riya's Fiance (as T.M. Karthik Srinivasan)
Uma Pathmanabhan ...
Venkat's mother
Manobala ...
Librarian Bose
Shanmuga Sundharam ...
Education Minister
Ajay Ratnam ...
Panchavan Parivendan's Father
Indrans ...
Virus's assistant
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Storyline

Two buddies Venkatramakrishnan and Sevalkodi Senthil set out in search of their long lost friend Panchavan Parivendan aka Pari. They have a nerd Srivatsan for company and through intermittent flashbacks we are told that Pari, a bright, yet free-spirited student, who through his charisma is able to convince his two friends to think for themselves, follow their heart and take challenges with a positive attitude chanting his mantra: all is well. Pari wants to change the education system and often lock horns with Professor Virumandi Santhanam the Principal whose says: "Life is a race - Run Run Run". He wins the heart of Virumandi's daughter Riya and the film is about his journey. Written by Captain

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INR 600,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

T.R. Silambarasan was considered for the role which went to Jiiva. See more »

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In the 3 idiots' final year at IEC in 2002, Ria shows them a YouTube video. Ironically, the video-sharing site was launched only in 2005. See more »

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Remake of 3 Idiots (2009) See more »

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Nanban.
14 January 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Nanban.. Though its a remake of the Hindi movie 3 idiots. This movie has its unique charm. This is really gonna be a treat for all vi jay fans. Shankar has handled all the casts well and good. Its exactly a replica of the original Hindi movie.. the screenplay,acting and most of the dialogs are just translated the same. except for a few punches. Sathyaraj has tried to imitate the same as in Hindi version, and it has came out good.Music for both BGM and Songs are good. Illeana mesmerizes with her cute looks.No Mass dialogs or unwanted songs or any acts that spoils the movie.For those who haven't watched the Hindi version, its gonna be a fun filled treat.... Really a good come back for Vijay and hope he's going in the right track now.Good Job Vijay and Shankar. My Rating----> 7.5/10


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