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Anniyan (2005)

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A disillusioned everyman, frustrated with the corruption he sees all around him, develops multiple personalities in order to restore justice.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ambi / Remo / Anniyan (as 'Chiyaan' Vikram)
... Nandini
... Officer Prabhakar
... Chari
... House Owner
... The Person Who Stops His New Car
... Break Company Owner
... Wastrel
Sriranjani ... Nandhini's mother
Mohan Vaidya ... Krishna Iyengar
Shanmugha Rajan ... Chockalingam
Amarasigamani ... Police
Shanthi Williams ... Ambi's Mother
... Special Appearance
Raju Sundaram ... Special Appearance
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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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10 June 2005 (India)  »

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Aparichit  »

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INR 280,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 570,000,000
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Trivia

Yana Gupta: The famous Czech-Indian model makes a cameo appearance in a song. See more »

Goofs

While interrogating Ambi, Prabhakar stabs him in his hand with a big needle. But when Ambi is seen pleading to him, no such injury is visible on his hand. See more »

Quotes

Ramanujam 'Ambi' Iyengar: [as Anniyan] Is it wrong to steal 5 paisa?
Chockalingham: Doesnt seem very wrong.
Ramanujam 'Ambi' Iyengar: [as Anniyan] Is it wrong if you steal 5 paisa, 5 crore times?
Chockalingham: Seems to be wrong...
Ramanujam 'Ambi' Iyengar: [as Anniyan] Is it wrong if 5 crore people steal 5 paisa, 5 crore times?
Chockalingham: Seems to be very wrong...
Ramanujam 'Ambi' Iyengar: That's what's happening here.
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The film's title in the film is shown as Aparichit - The Stranger. See more »

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Spoofed in Thamizh Padam (2010) See more »

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Remo
Sung by Nakul and G. V. Prakash Kumar
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The movie that will move you in every scene
17 August 2008 | by See all my reviews

If you do not know Tamil (just like I don't) then watch the DVD version of ANNIYAN with subtitles (not the Hindi version). You will be proud to find that the best movies in the world are Indian movies (I will learn Tamil just to watch its movies). Roles were challenging but acting/performance was great too. Direction qualifies for a new degree after good better and best. Comedy has good timing and morals delivered are clear. I have been humming the songs specially - Iyengar Vittu Adege with out really knowing what the lyrics means. Actions were well shown and well place in the movie. The scenes were so well placed. Music was super. This is a art, classic, action, science, romance, thriller, drama. A movie does not get better than this.


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