() is a 2003 Tamil film starring Vikram
. The film is directed by Hari
and music was composed by Harris Jayaraj
. This film was a hit of the year and was a musical hit too. This film was later remade into Telugu as Lakshmi Narasimha
, even though the original was dubbed into Telugu as Saamy IPS
. Like other films directed by Hari
this film also specialises a particular city and this time it is Tirunelveli
Saamy along with Kaakka Kaakka started a new genre of police and thief films in Tamil
and many others. But none of them could repeat the success of Saamy
and Kaakka Kaakka
.Kota Srinivasa Rao
made his debut in Tamil as a villain in this film.
) is a Deputy Commissioner of Police of Tirunelveli who efficiently brings the city under control. Arusaamy arrives at Tirunelveli after being in exile for some years after being wrongly accused of bribery by corrupt politicians. In an early scene in the film, he eats idli
with beer and performs some drunken antics, which had a negative impact on the viewing public. At the outset, he pretends to be a corrupt cop by accepting bribes from the very influential Annachi. Later Saamy starts to rebel against him and the rest is about how he succeeds in overcoming the corrupt politicians.
Arusaamy's father (Vijayakumar
) who wanted to become a cop was unable to become due to corruption and takes care of agriculture for his living. But he wanted to make his son a cop. Vikram... Read More