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Directed by Tamil Selvan
Starring Vidharth
Sanchita Shetty
P. Ravi Shankar
Music by AL. Johan
Edited by LVK Doss
Prasad Cine Arts
Release dates
  • January 13, 2012 (2012-01-13)
Country India
Language Tamil

Kollaikaran (English: Murderer) is a 2012 Tamil film directed by Tamil Selvan. The film, starring Vidharth of Mynaa fame along with Sanchita Shetty,[2] released on 13 January 2012.[3]


It is a story of a guy named Kuruvi Vidharth who does small crimes. He falls in love with a girl named Krishnaveni Sanchita Shetty who on finding him to be a criminal rejects him.

Kurivi's elder sister got married into Krishnaveni's family member and they become close again.

As fate would have it he was falsely accused of stealing temple's jewel. He eventually kills the one who stole the jewels and goes to jail

The movie ends with Kuruvi back in the same temple and Krishnaveni requesting him to come to home.


Critical Reception[edit]

Rohit Ramachandran of Nowrunning.com rated Kollaikaran 1.5/5 calling it "a staple product from hack-haven Kollywood."[4] Abhijith Ramesh, a well known critic from Tamil Cinema Community (TCC) dismissed it saying "not worth your time and money" but gave 2.75/5


Soundtrack album by AL. Johan
Recorded 2011
Genre Film soundtrack

Film score and the soundtrack are composed by AL. Johan.

No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Oorae Sonnanga"   Rahul Nambiar, Harini and Tippu  
2. "Kozhutha Goyya"   Solar Sai, Krishna Iyer and Kalpana  
3. "Veliorae Kiliyae"   Vijay Prakash, Shreya Goshal  
4. "Sami Kutham"   Shankar Mahadevan  
5. "Theme Music"   Johan  


  1. ^ "Kollaikaran joins the Pongal race". Behindwoods. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Viddharth's next is 'Kollaikaran'". IndiaGlitz. Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Friday Fury –January 13". Sify.com. 2012-01-14. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 
  4. ^ "Kollaikaran Review - Tamil Movie Review by Rohit Ramachandran". Nowrunning.com. 2012-01-15. Retrieved 2012-08-18.