|Directed by||Chitra Lakshmanan|
|Produced by||Chithra Ramu|
|Written by||Vietnam Veedu Sundaram|
|Edited by||P. Mohan Raj|
Soora Samhaaram (English: Vanquishing) is a 1988 Tamil-language Indian feature film directed by Chitra Lakshmanan starring Kamal Haasan in the role of police officer, ACP Athi Veerapandiyan. The story, screenplay and dialogues were written by Vietnam Veedu Sundaram.
Pandian and Arun are police officers. Pallavi is a drug addict who cannot stop her habit even though her brother Arun pleads. One day Arun locks her up, but she dies from withdrawal. Devastated Arun decides to take revenge on Mohandas, the kingpin of drug mafia, but Mohandas kills him in an airport restroom. Sudha's young brother happens to watch this murder but is terrified to make this public. Pandian who is in-charge of this case zeroes in Sudha and her brother as witnesses, but she refuses. But when Madhuri pleads her help, she decides to help Pandian, but now Pandian is abducted by Mohandas's men and forcefully turn him to a drug addict. The climax reveals whether Pandian nab the drug lord and complete the revenge of his friend Arun.
- Kamal Haasan as ACP Athi Veerapandiyan/ Pandian
- Nirosha as Sudha
- Nizhalgal Ravi as Arun
- Pallavi as Divya
- Madhuri as Arun's wife
- Kitty as Mohandas
- Janakaraj as Jana
- Captain Raju as Chakkaravarthy (Voice Dubbed by Delhi Ganesh)
- Rajalakshmi as Chakkaravarthy's Daughter
- Venniradai Moorthy as Mohandas's Labour
- Thakkali Srinivasan as Dileep
- Master Meenuraj as Sudha's Brother
- Kuyli (Vedhalam Vanthiruku)
|Film score by|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|1||"Aadum Neram Ithu Thaan..."||P. Susheela||Gangai Amaran||Pallavi & Dancers|
|2||"Naan Embathu Nee Allava..."||Arun Mozhi, Chitra||Gangai Amaran||Kamal Haasan, Nirosha|
|3||"Neela Kuyile Sola Kuyile..."||Arun Mozhi, Chitra||Gangai Amaran||Kamal Haasan, Nirosha, Madhuri|
|4||"Vedhalam Vanthiruku..."||Mano, S. P. Sailaja||Illayaraja||Kamal Haasan, Kuyli, Janakaraj & Dancers|
The Indian Express wrote "Soora Samharam is destined to be somewhat muffled in its explosive impact with the entertaining vein and progressively thinning".
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