Ayyanar (film)

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Ayyanar poster.jpg
Directed by Rajamithran
Produced by P. L. Thenappan
Written by Rajamithran
Music by Thaman
Cinematography Sri Sriram
Edited by Mu.Kasivishwanathan
Sri Rajalakshmi Films
Distributed by Sri Rajalakshmi Films
Release date
10 December 2010
Country India
Language Tamil

Ayyanar is a 2010 Indian Tamil action drama film written and directed by Rajamithran and produced by P. L. Thenappan.[1] The film stars Aadhi and Meera Nandan in the lead roles[2] with Vishnupriyan, Rajashree, Santhanam and Anupama Kumar playing supporting roles. The film was released on 10 December 2010 to negative reviews and was an Average at the Box office, it was dubbed in Telugu as "Vasthad".[3] One month after its release, it was telecasted on Vijay TV during Pongal.[4]


Prabha (Aadhi) is the eldest son of the family and he does nothing but spending all his time with his friends. He is chided by his father for that. Being a volleyball player comes to his rescue as he finds a part-time job as a volleyball coach in a women's college.

His younger brother works in a television channel and Prabha is often compared to him by the family, which incurs his wrath. The siblings cross swords with each other. One day the younger brother is killed and the blame falls on Prabha.

He is on the run and soon joins a goonda working as a henchman to an influential politician (Mahadevan). Prabha goes on a killing spree killing one by one in the gang. Finally a flashback reveals that they were the reason for his brother's death.



Aadhi suffered a minor injury on his knee, while a fight scene was being picturised on the terrace of an under-construction apartment building, near the Gemini Flyover in Chennai.

The fight was to be choreographed in the night effect as per the script. Fight master Super Subbarayan choreographed this stunt featuring the hero (Aadhi) fighting the three villains of the film Ravi Kale, 'Pithamagan' Mahadevan and Arpit.[5]


Soundtrack album by Thaman
Released 14 June 2010
Recorded 2009-2010
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Label Sri Rajalakshmi Films
Producer Thaman

Film score and the soundtrack are composed by Thaman. "Aathadi Aathadi" received a high response from audience.

Track list
No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Kuthu Kuthu" Aalaap Raju, Bruce Lee, Vel Murugan  
2. "Paniye Paniye" Ranjith, Priyadharshini  
3. "Pachai Kili" Rahul Nambiar  
4. "Aathadi Aathadi" Naveen  
5. "Theme" Thaman  


The film received mixed reviews.[6] Behindwoods wrote:"Ayyanar stands in the passable league that can gratify the audiences, who are least, bothered about logics".[7] Sify wrote:"On the whole, Ayyanar is a mass film that is found wanting in tempo and packaging".[8]


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