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Maryan (2013)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 19 July 2013 (India)
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A contract worker in Sudan is abducted by mercenaries and his lover in India awaits his return.


Ganapathy Bharat (as Bharat Bala)


Ganapathy Bharat (screenplay), Ganapathy Bharat (story) | 4 more credits »
5 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »





Credited cast:
Dhanush ... Maryan
Parvathy Thiruvothu ... Panimalar (as Parvathy)
Salim Kumar ... Thomayya
Appukutty ... Sakkarai
Jagan ... Sami
Uma Riyaz Khan ... Seeli
Rama Rama
Imman Annachi ... Kuttyandi
Vinayakan ... Theekkurissi
Dagbeth Tweh Dagbeth Tweh ... DOG
Christophe Minie Christophe Minie ... WOLF
Barry Mydou Barry Mydou ... Al-Jazeera
Ankur Vikal ... Babban
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vinayakan Tk Vinayakan Tk ... Theekurusi


Maryan (Dhanush) is an aggressive fisherman who is slowly attracted to the feisty Panimalar (Parvathy) who is crazy about him. But Theekkurissi (Vinayakan) a local moneylender sets his eye on the beautiful Pani and wants to marry her in return to the huge loan that her father (Salimkumar) had taken. To get Pani, Maryan decides to go and work in Sudan, Africa as a construction worker under a contract of two years. But on the day of his return, he along with co-workers is abducted and held ransom by Africans to get money from the company they work for. 'Does Maryan escape from the hot deserts where he is tortured?' forms the rest of the story. Written by Surya Kumar

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Uniquely, this entire film was shot in reverse with the climax scenes being canned first and hence the last scene shot was the beginning scene of the film. See more »


References Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) See more »


Naetru Aval
Written by: Vaali
Produced by: A.R. Rahman
Performed by: Vijay Prakash and Chinmayee Sripada
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Pain, Fall, Arise
21 July 2013 | by glitzz97See all my reviews

This film is, was and will always be amazing. It was an amazing experience from director Bharatbala, Oscar-winning A.R. Rahman, and of course National award winning actor Dhanush. Firstly, the film had the best cinematography ever, kudos to the Belgian film maker, Marc Koninckx. The music was of course, breath-taking, no doubt about that. The story was simple and perfect to fit the 'hope' theme promised. Every actor in this movie has obviously given their best, mainly actor Dhanush. The first half of the film reveals his origins as a fisherman, while the second half is mainly in Africa, depicting his working life there. Every frame of this film has been shot with meaning and realism. This movie, in my opinion, has surpassed many Hollywood films in many ways. Overall, Maryan is an amazing masterpiece and is highly recommended for 'A' class audiences only.

9.0/10 (88%)

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India | Namibia



Release Date:

19 July 2013 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Mariyaan See more »

Filming Locations:

Namibia See more »


Box Office


INR300,000,000 (estimated)

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Sound Mix:

Auro 11.1 | Dolby Digital | DTS | Dolby (Dolby Atmos)


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