(; ) is a 1998 Tamil romantic film directed by Saran
, which features Ajith Kumar
and Maanu in the lead roles. The film also saw prominent music composer M. S. Viswanathan
make his debut in a supporting role, whilst Vivek
and Girish Karnad
also played other roles. The film, which had music composed by Bharathwaj
, was released in March 1998 to positive reviews.
Shiva (Ajith Kumar) is a mechanic, a daredevil known for attempting daring acts for the sake of a bet. One such bet takes him to Delhi where he meets a woman who asks him to deliver a letter to her younger sister. This younger sister is Thilothama (Maanu), who is all set to be engaged to Ranjan (Karan), the man of her father's choice. But that doesn't stop Shiva from falling in love with her. Against her better sense, Thilothama too finds herself falling for Shiva.
Saran describes that he "was wondering what would happen if a girl, who is engaged to a particular person, falls in love with someone else" and this formed the basis of his plot for the film.
The film saw veteran music composer M. S. Viswanathan
make his acting debut in a supporting role, whilst the lead actress Maanu from Assam
and music composer Bharathwaj
also debuted. The film's soundtrack... Read More