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Directed byN. Maharajan
Produced byL. K. Sudhish
Written byN Maharajan
Music byDeva
CinematographyS. Saravanan
Edited byB. S. Vasu
Captain Cine Creations
Distributed byCaptain Cine Creations
Release date
  • 14 April 2000 (2000-04-14)
Running time
166 minutes

Vallarasu (transl.Superpower) is a 2000 Tamil-language action film directed by N. Maharajan in his film debut. The film stars Vijayakanth and Devayani in the lead roles. Director P. Vasu made his debut as actor in a negative role. The music is by Deva. It was released on 14 April to positive reviews and became a Blockbuster. It was later dubbed in Telugu as Commissioner Narasimha Naidu.[1] The movie was remade in Hindi as Indian (2001), also directed by same director and which Mukesh Rishi reprising his role.[2][3][4][5]


Vallarasu (Vijayakanth) is the honest Deputy Commissioner of Police who has arrested Wasim Khan (Mukesh Rishi), a terrorist from Pakistan. His wife is Anjali (Devayani), and they both have two children. Vallarasu kills his senior police officer and father-in-law (Raghuvaran) because he knows that the latter is working with terrorists. Anjali leaves Vallarasu after she comes to know that he had killed her father. Vallarasu takes the help of youths (including Darshan) who are disillusioned by their inability to join the police force to fight violence. Vallarasu fights R. Kandasamy (P. Vasu), a rich man who is behind the attempts to destabilize the country. With the help of Seshadri (Karan), a software engineer, Vallarasu succeeds in killing Kandasamy's son. In retaliation, Kandaswamy attacks Raheem (Sriman) and Seshadri, who both die. In the climax, Anjali unites with Vallarasu after knowing the truth. Vallarasu also kills both Kandasamy and Wasim Khan.



One scene was of Vijayakanth and Devayani at a jewellery shop in T.Nagar in Chennai. The song was filmed near Pollachi and 100 dancers joined the lead pair. Choreography was by dance master Haridas. A lavish set was erected at A.V.M. Studios where a stunt scene was filmed between Vijayakanth and Richard. Some stunt scenes were filmed between Vijayakanth and Richard. Some stunt artists who portrayed Richard's henchmen also participated in the shot. Apart from Chennai, shooting locations were at New Delhi and Kulu Manali.[6] Bollywood villain Mukesh Rishi made his debut in Tamil cinema with this film. Director P. Vasu made his debut as an actor with this film and Darshan would later as one of biggest stars in Kannada cinema , made his debut in small role .


The soundtrack album and background score were composed by Deva. The lyrics were penned by Vairamuthu and Kalidasan.

Song Title Singer
Adyar Beach Oram Deva, Kalidasan
Aruppukottai Akka Hariharan, Sujatha
Chekka Chekka Sevantha S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki
Hello Mister Naidu Anuradha Sriram, Mano
Nenje Nenje Shankar Mahadevan


  1. ^ Telugu Movies (6 August 2014), Commissioner Narasimha Naidu Full Length Telugu Movie || DVD Rip.., retrieved 9 March 2019
  2. ^ Saravanan, T (2 July 2015). "Take three…". The Hindu. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Captain Vijayakanth turns 61!". The Times of India. 15 January 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Fading strokes of a bygone era". The Hindu. 3 April 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Film Review: Vallarasu". The Hindu. 21 April 2000. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Vallarasu". Retrieved 25 August 2012.