Durai (film)

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Durai Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by A. Venkathesh
Produced by P. L. Thenappan
Written by Venkatesh
Arjun Sarja
Screenplay by Arjun
Story by Arjun Sarja
Starring Arjun
Kirat Bhattal
Suma Guha
Vincent Asokan
Music by D. Imaan
Cinematography V. Lekshmipathy
Edited by V. T. Vijayan
Distributed by Ayngaran International
Release dates
  • 1 October 2008 (2008-10-01)
Running time
178 minutes
Country India
Language Tamil
Budget 4 crore

Dorai is a 2008 Tamil film directed by A. Venkatesh starring Arjun, Kirat Bhattal. It was considered as an average grosser at the Box Office.the film copied from the English movie Gladiator


Raja (Arjun) works with a cook Arusuvai Ambi (Vivek). Raja comes across Anjali (Keerat), who catches his interest. She falls for Raja. But Raja cannot remember anything of his past. All he recollects are vague images and memories that disturb him in his sleep. After a sequence of events and chase by rowdies, Raja collects his past.

Raja, a year ago was Dorai, who was the close associate of honest politician Deivanayagam (K Viswanath). Dorai who leads a happy life with his wife (Gajala) and his son, is hesitant to assume the post. Anjali (Keerat), a reporter, pursues him for interviews and falls in love. Deivanayagam is killed and the blame falls on Dorai. His wife and son are murdered. Eventually, Dorai alias Raja takes on his enemies cracks the truth behind Deivanayakam's death. Action oozes all the way.