Director: A.R. Murugadoss
Writers: Abhishek Devalla (screenplay), A.R. Murugadoss (dialogue)
Stars: Joseph Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Neil Nitin Mukesh
Runtime: 2h 46min
Genre: Action, Drama
Released: 21 October 2014
Plot: A multinational company tries to forcefully take over a village that was once a fertile agricultural land to make way for its commercial projects. Jeevanantham, a Hydrology Grad and probably the most educated person in the village, takes the fight to the MNC and vows to reclaim what’s their own. Does he deliver on his promise? Do his efforts bear fruit? – The answers form the crux of this sensitive-issue themed flick.
‘Kathiresan’ (Vijay), a small time thief, but an intelligent youngster escapes from Kolkotta Jail in a tricky way. Meanwhile, Kathiresan meets his lookalike ‘Jeevanandham’ (Vijay) being wounded in a hospital. Jeevanandham is a social activist who fights against a monstrous MNC company to restore farming. Because of destiny, Kathiresan impersonates Jeevanandham and leads the war with the corporate head Neil Nithin Mukesh, who tries to steal the fertile lands from villagers.