Anjaneya (film)

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Anjaneya poster.jpg
Directed byN. Maharajan
Produced byS. S. Chakravarthy
Written byN. Maharajan
StarringAjith Kumar
Meera Jasmine
Music byMani Sharma
CinematographyP. Selvakumar
Edited byB. S. Vasu-Saleem
NIC Arts
Release date
24 October 2003 (2003-10-24)
Budget10 Cr

Anjaneya is a 2003 Tamil action film directed by N. Maharajan, featuring Ajith Kumar, Meera Jasmine in lead roles, alongside an ensemble cast. The film, produced by S. S. Chakravarthy, had its score and soundtrack composed by Mani Sharma. The film was later dubbed into Hindi under the same name in 2012.


DCP Paramaguru (Ajith Kumar) is an efficient police officer who fights with the scum of the society. He later masquerades as a thief to infiltrate into the underworld. The bad guys are surprised to find that Paramguru is the DCP, out to get them. So they all gang up against him. In this process, a thrilling encounter takes place between the good and the evil. Paramaguru is helped in his fight against injustice by Divya (Meera Jasmine) who falls in love with him.



  • Art = S.Maniraj
  • Screenplay and Dialogue Help = Shanmughapriyan
  • Co-direction = Rajan jai santhosh
  • Production Co-Ordination = K. Balachandran


The leading female role was eventually handed to Meera Jasmine even though Reemma Sen was also approached earlier for the film.[1] The film feature Ajith Kumar in his first role as a police officer, before further appearances in Kireedam, Aegan, Mankatha, Arrambam and Yennai Arindhaal.[2] The film was shot within 47 days, with Ajith reportedly working extra time to complete scenes. Producers downplayed any publicity for the film, releasing the audio with little fanfare and not releasing a teaser trailer.[2]


Soundtrack album by Mani Sharma
Released22 July 2003
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelStar Music
ProducerMani Sharma

The soundtrack features 5 songs composed by Mani Sharma and lyrics were written by Vairamuthu and Kabilan.[3]


Made on a high budget of ₹10 Crore Anjaneya received mixed to negative reviews from audience and critics, with the critic from The Hindu that “Ajith's acting was immatured” also claiming"the lack of consistency in the treatment affects the film no end", criticizing Maharajan's direction.[4][5] The movie ended as a flop at Boxoffice. The satellite rights of the film were sold to Jaya TV

Prior to release, Telugu actor Rajasekhar bought the remake rights of the film, however plans were dropped.


  1. ^ "Meera Jasmine confirmed! 'Anchaneya's confusions end". 28 June 2003. Retrieved 30 July 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Variety fare for Deepavali". The Hindu. 24 October 2003. Retrieved 30 July 2013.
  3. ^ Anjaneya Tamil Movie Songs Download & Listen To Music By Mani Sharma – Listen High Quality mp3 Anjaneya – Songs Free @. Retrieved on 5 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Anjaneya". The Hindu. 7 November 2003. Retrieved 30 July 2013.
  5. ^ " — Anjaneya Review. Ajith, Meera Jasmine, Raghuvaran, Anu Hassan, Manivannan". Retrieved 30 July 2013.

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