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Vaaranam Aayiram (2008)

Not Rated | | Drama, Musical, Romance | 14 November 2008 (India)
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A father and son help each other through growing up, romance, tragedy, and adventure.

Director:

Gautham Menon (as Gautham Vasudev Menon)

Writers:

Meghana Karthik (subtitles), Gautham Menon (as Gautham Vasudev Menon)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Suriya ... Krishnan / Suriya
Simran ... Malini Krishnan
Ramya ... Priya
Sameera Reddy ... Meghana
Prithviraj Prithviraj ... Asad
Deepa Narendran Deepa Narendran ... Shriya
Karthik Karthik ... Suriya's friend
Shanker Koladi Shanker Koladi ... Shankar Menon
Ganesh Ganesh ... Librarian
Sathish Sathish ... Suriya's friend (as Satish)
Veera Bahu Veera Bahu ... Suriya's friend (as Veera)
Gautham Menon ... Commando Informer (as Gautham Vasudev Menon)
Pawl Bazile Pawl Bazile ... Punk Mugger (as Paul Basile)
Brian Jennings Brian Jennings ... Visa Officer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rajeev Rajeev ... Sameera's Dad
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Storyline

Surya (Surya Sivakumar) is away at war as his father, Krisnan (also Surya) dies of lung cancer. As Surya sits on a plane in combat gear heading into battle, he reminisces about his father's influence in his life. The film opens with the father Krishnan's romance with Malini (Simram), which in turn is contrasted with the son's aggressive courting of an engineering student Meghana (Sameera Reddy) from a train ride in Tamil Nadu to her graduate studies in Berkeley. The romance is swiftly followed by an extended period of professional and personal uncertainty, in which the son turns back to father figures to help him get back on his feet and seek out his true calling. Well made, though overlong film, reportedly autobiographical about the director's own relationship with his father. Written by Joyojeet Pal

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Genres:

Drama | Musical | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

14 November 2008 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

A Thousand Colours See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 140,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

INR 750,000,000, 31 December 2008
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The opening and end credits of the movie is in English only, very rare for a Tamil language film. Most Tamil films have Tamil and English opening, See more »

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Referenced in Maheshinte Prathikaaram (2016) See more »

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No Word To Praise
17 November 2008 | by Karthikeyan RSee all my reviews

Vaaranam Aayiram is an Amazing Movie and I can't even find words to praise the entire crew for such a marvelous performance in every moment of this film..

The way Surya is acting as a 15 year old Student or a Father role or a Military Major or a College Student is amazing and worthy and he proves that he is a good actor in the Tamil Film Industry.

Sameera is simply superb and performed well. The way she is expressing on seeing Surya's expression in that Train Journey is simply superb. Also the way Surya is proposing to Sameera in that Train is great to watch.

Divya is doing her best. She is somewhat looking too romantic over Surya and that expresses her love on him.

Father Surya is superb. He is exactly resembling an Old man's mannerism. Simran is too good for this Mother Character.

Sameera's proposal of her love to Surya is superb. Overall Vaaranam Aayiram is worthy for Tamil Movie Industry.

Hats off to Gowtham Vasudev Menon, the Director of this movie. I know Gowtham. U paid tribute to your late father. Cameraman Rathnavelu did his best in this movie..


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