) is a Tamil film
, simultaneously shot in Telugu, directed by debutante A. Rajasekhar, an associate of Suresh Krishna.. The film stars Vishal Krishna
and he dons the role of a cop for the first time. Nayantara
plays the female lead role, while Upendra
plays the role of the antagonist. The film's score and soundtrack are composed by Harris Jeyaraj
. The film released on 15 August 2008 coinciding with Independence Day. The film is produced by Vikram Krishna, Vishal's brother.
Sathyam begins with Sathyam (Vishal
), an assistant police commissioner rescuing a hooligan from encounter thirsty cops, only to arrest him later. He reminds his fellow cops that a cop's duty is to kill crime not criminals. Sathyam meets his first challenge in tracking a mysterious killer of three ministers. In the process, he finds the culprit Manickvel (Upendra
), only to receive a rude shock to know his identity.
For, the murderer is none other than a former police officer, who inspired Sathyam to take the cop job. Revealing the reason behind his change of mind, the ex-cop says that he is on a killing spree as he failed to set right things in khakhi uniform.
Sathyam, who throws a challenge at his mentor that he would use the power of law to put the wrongdoers behind the bars, vows to throw light on the illegal activities of the Police minister (Kota Srinivasa Rao
), who aims at the Chief Minister post.
In the meantime, the protagonist also has a romantic episode with... Read More