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Directed by A. Venkatesh
Produced by K. C. N. Chandrasekar
S. Durairaj
Written by V. Prabhakar (dialogues)
Story by V. V. Vinayak
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 date
  • 2 April 2004 (2004-04-02)
Running time
156 minutes
Country India
Language Tamil

Kuthu (English: Punch) is an Indian 2004 Tamil language masala film directed by A. Venkatesh.It starring Silambarasan and Divya Spandana in the lead roles. It is a remake of the Telugu film Dil starring Nitin and Neha Bamb.The music was composed by Srikanth Deva.It was released on 2 April,2004.


The movie is about Gurumoorthy "Guru" (Silambarasan), who falls in love with Anjali (Divya Spandana), and incurs the wrath of her father (Kalabhavan Mani). Whether Guru succeeds in marrying Anjali, with the help of his college mates, forms the rest of the story.


  • Manorama as Anjali's grandmother.
  • Mumtaj in special appearance in song "Otha Viral Kattuna".
  • Ashok Raja in special appearance "Otha Viral Kattuna".


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 karaikudi 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.


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