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Ramanujam, who suffers from multiple personality disorder, works as a lawyer by day and a vigilante at night. He uses tips from the 'Garuda Purana' as his tools to expose various antisocial elements.

Director:

S. Shankar

Writers:

Gopal Ram (hindi dialogue), S. Shankar (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vikram ... Ambi / Remo / Anniyan (as 'Chiyaan' Vikram)
Sada ... Nandini
Prakash Raj ... Officer Prabhakar
Vivek ... Chari
Nedumudi Venu ... Parthasarathy Iyengar
Nassar ... Psychiatrist (as Nasser)
Kalabhavan Mani ... House Owner
Cochin Hanifa ... The Person Who Stops His New Car
Saurabh Shukla ... Break Company Owner
Charlie ... Wastrel
Sriranjani Sriranjani ... Nandhini's mother
Mohan Vaidya Mohan Vaidya ... Krishna Iyengar
Manobala ... TTR
Shanmugha Rajan Shanmugha Rajan ... Chockalingam
Amarasigamani Amarasigamani ... Police
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Storyline

Ambi is a meek lawyer, who wishes to change the society. But, because of his oft-repeated concern, people don't take him seriously. Besides, Nandini, the girl whom he loves, also rejects her because of this. This makes Ambi shattered, not before he encounters a website Aparichit.com, visiting which creates an alter ego inside Ambi's mind. For the girl he loves, he becomes a supermodel named Remo, and for the entire nation, to reform it, he becomes a vigilante named Aparichit, who not only teaches people the importance of following the rules, but also punishes them if they don't follow. Written by Prashast Singh

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Tamil | Telugu | French | Hindi

Release Date:

10 June 2005 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Stranger See more »

Filming Locations:

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Budget:

INR 280,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 570,000,000
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first movie directed by Shankar to not have music by A.R.Rahman. See more »

Goofs

In a moving train, lights from outside the train are supposed to move through a compartment but here, during the journey to the festival, the lights just appear and disappear as if they are being switched on and off. See more »

Quotes

Nandini: Remo, I'm afraid I can't like you any more!
Remo: But, why?
Nandini: Because you aren't real. You're just another part of Ambi living in him.
Remo: Who do you like then?
[style's Remo's hair up like Ambi's hair]
Remo: [looks in the mirror] You like Ambi?
Nandini: Yes. Please, leave me alone and don't come back!
Remo: You... you can't do this to me! I'm hurting! Hurting inside!
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Crazy Credits

The film's title in the film is shown as Aparichit - The Stranger. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Tamil Film (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Iyengaru Ghar Ki
Sung by Hariharan and Harini
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Shankar trend setter
20 June 2005 | by rswami1976See all my reviews

Anniyan the big movie of this year is definitely a worth for money.This time "shankar" did a excellent job."Vikram as ambi , remo & anniyan " three characters in which ambi dominates the all.Multiple personality disorder which was the movies base is new to Indian film industry.All credit goes to "vikram" ,he did a noteworthy performance."Satha" as "nandhini" did a fare job."Vivek & Prakashraj" do did a commendable job.Music by "harris jayaraj" is always a pleasant for ears.This time carnatic based songs Ayyangaru veetu azhage in which "hariharan & harini" mesmerize the people by their voice.Shankars message is Indians need more self discipline in to make India a super power.Must see film for all audience. Don't Miss it.


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