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|October 17, 1998||
The movies releasing down under in and around Diwali
Cast: Sharath Kumar, Vineet, Khushboo, Kanaka
Direction: Erode Sounder
Bad boy Anandaraj wants to bring shame to biggie Sharat Kumar, and uses the son Vineet as pawn. Who wins ? Good or evil? Sharath Kumar has been having big hits like Suryavamsam and Natpukaga, so Simharaasi is expected to work magic again!
A bunch of youngsters along with a freedom fighter get together to make some changes in society and awaken apathetic people.. Cheran feels strongly that India has several places that don't even get to celebrate Independence Day with hard-boiled candy sweets and the small flags. Known for his panache for unusual ideas, this 'anthem' is a much-awaited one among fans whom he won through his earlier Bharathikannamma and Porkaalam.
Teamed together again, this one is about the importance of communication, rapport and vibes in man-woman relationship.
Cast: Vijaykanth, Roja, Khushboo.
Vijayakanth in a double role, which makes Khushboo play his mother for son Vijaykanth. Vijaykanth plays the assistant commissioner who is to nab the Robin Hood kinda baddie, falls in love with Roja during his mission. The formula here: action + sentiment.
Cast: Satyaraj, Khushboo
Direction: P Vasu
Satyaraj plays the loyal servant who wants to remain a bachelor lest his wife hampers his loyalty with the family. Khushboo is the woman who changes his mind. P Vasu, Ilaiyaraja together after a long gap.
Cast" Karthik, Roja, Priya Raman
Roja is the owner of an audio company and is instrumental in Karthik's success, love blooms. Karthik is torn between Roja and Priya Raman. A family drama with a dash of comedy!
Cast: Prabhu, Devyani, Maheshwari
Prabhu is love with his subordinate Devyani who spurns him. As they say, Rest on silver screen! Prabhu who is at a flagging point needs a hit!
Cast: Parthiban, Roja, Devyani
"A nation's leader is responsible for its welfare, if he is a failure, then the country is in doldrums" is Jeeva's message!
Cast: Prakash Rai
Direction: K Radhamohan
Ananthakrishnan is a 'family oriented man' and a model barges into his life. Just one night flips his life. How Prakash changes sets his topsy turvy life right is what the movie is about!
Cast: Ajith, Richa
Sushma makes her directorial debut; her daughter Richa -- her Tamil movie debut! After a couple of sister roles in Bollywood, Richa did a few serials on Sun TV. Ajith and Richa are college students, bump into each other often in a hospital... Pity turns into love. A 'love story'?
Nasser plays a baddie akin to real life Veerappan, the sandalwood smuggler. Ramani says he wanted an identifying factor, and chose Veerappan.
Gadi Bidi Krishna
Production: Jaishree Devi
Double trouble! Shivrajkumar plays double role -- a doctor and a village bumpkin. They exchange places, romance their respective damsels, running into comical situations. Vaguely reminiscent of a Kamal Haasan-Jeyasudha-Rojaramani film of the yesteryear, Somakudi Sokkakudi, In Telugu, it was dubbed into Tamil then too. This one too promises to be light and frothy.
Terrorism is the subject, Mercara hill station and the surrounding forest, the backdrop. Promises to be action-packed with elements of adventure.
Cast: Prakash Rai, Vineeth, Ayesha Jhulka
Prakash Rai in the lead, which itself, tells you he has 'negative' shades. And romance for the younger pair!
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