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Directed by A. Venkatesh
Produced by K. C. N. Chandrasekar
S. Durairaj
Written by A. Venkatesh
V. V. Vinayak
V. Prabhakar
Starring Silambarasan
Divya Spandana
Ramya Krishnan
Kalabhavan Mani
Kota Srinivasa Rao
Music by Srikanth Deva
Cinematography A. Venkatesh
Edited by V. T. Vijayan
Distributed by Deivanai Movie Makers
Release dates
April 2, 2004
Running time
156 minutes
Country India
Language Tamil

Kuthu (English: Punch) is an Indian Tamil action comedy film released in 2004 starring Silambarasan and Divya Spandana in the lead roles. It is a remake of the Telugu film Dil starring Nitin and Neha Bamb. The film declared "Super Hit" at the Box Office.


The movie is about Silambarasan, who falls in love with Divya Spandana and incurs the wrath of her father. Whether Silambarasan succeeds in marrying Divya Spandana, with the help of his college mates, forms the rest of the story.


Actor Role
Silambarasan Guru
Ramya Anjali
Livingston College principal
Kalabhavan Mani Anjali's father
Karunas Guru's friend
Vijayakumar Guru's father
Kota Srinivasa Rao Anjali's grandfather
Manorama Anjali's grandmother
Aishwarya (actress) Anjali's mother
Ramya Krishnan Cameo


After Dhum which was a remake of Kannada film Appu. Venkatesh and Simbhu decided to collaborate for second time with Kuthu being the remake of successful Telugu film Dil. Kannada actress Divya Spandana made her debut in Tamil with this film under the name "Ramya".[1]

A song was picturised with lead pair in studios with an erected set costing Rs 10 lakhs while another song was shot at Thirumayam Kottai near Pollachi with Ramya Krishnan which took three days to complete. The fight scene was shot at SRM College Grounds for 10 days.[2]


Srikanth Deva's tunes (he is music director Deva's son) are catchy and familiar. The re-recording especially in stunt sequences is jarring.

There are eight songs composed by Srikanth Deva.

Box office[edit]

The film grossed $1 million at the box office; it was a super hit.