After falling in love over interactions on social media, Abhi and Anu get married and soon plan a family. However, a shocking revelation rocks the foundations of their happy marriage forever.
Bala (Shaam) is the favorite hit man of gangster Pasupathi (Rajan P. Dev). When Bala is not zooming around in jeeps with a wild-looking gang parading down lanes with the same gang faithfully following a step behind him or knocking down one person or another, he is successfully wooing Aarthi (Meera Jasmine). Aarthi is the daughter of Jeyamani (Raghuvaran), a rival gangster. Ailing don Paranthaman (Thilakan), the mentor of the two rivals, brings a compromise by suggesting that Aarthi will be married to Pasupathi’s wayward son. Bala naturally becomes a pariah in both camps, till it’s all’s well that ends well.
The story takes place in the Subramaniapuram area of Madurai city. A convict is released from prison in 2008 and is stabbed outside the prison gates…
The film then moves to 1980 where Azaghar (Jai), Paraman (M. Sasikumar), Kaasi (Ganja Karuppu), Dopa and Dumka, a polio-stricken physically challenged person, are part of a set of close friends, who are unemployed. They pass their time drinking liquor and fooling around on the streets opposite the house of an ex-councilor Somu and his brother Kanugu (Samuthirakani). Apart from them the family consists of Somu’s wife, their three children including Thulasi (Swathi) and Thulasi’s other uncle.
The film opens and ends with jail sequences. In both scenes, Pazhanivel (Bharath) is seen behind bars. The happenings from his release and his reentry to the jail make the whole film. Pazhanivel, who comes out of prison, puts his sister Karpagambal’s (Kushboo) life on track through his heroics and goes back to jail as a martyr. Pazhanivel was put behind bars when he was 10 years old. He killed his father’s (Yaar Kannan) “keep”, who made his mother’s (Rekha) life a hell by exploiting her to cajole his “keep”. He went to jail, and his father turned an aimless vagabond. Karpagambal, who disowned him when he was sent to jail, grew up and got married to businessman Jeevanandham (Biju Menon). Karpagambal is living in a fool’s paradise, believing the man, who is actually an antisocial element. However, she need not worry about anything. Pazhanivel, who is now 25 years old, has come out of jail. He gets a job in his sister’s house, unearths Jeevanandham’s shady deals, reforms him, and puts his sister’s life on track. Meanwhile, he finds his lady love Deepti (Kajal Aggarwal).
Shakti (Arjun) earns a commission running into crores for illegally bringing into the country money belonging to a gangster (Sriram Vedam). His lifetime dream of earning a huge amount of money done, Shakti must now keep his wits together as he tries to keep the money safe.
Enai Noki Paayum Thota
Marupadiyum is an emotional and psychological drama that focuses on the central female protagonist, a wife caught up in marital discord played by Revathi and her life henceforth. Revathi is married to Ravi, a movie director who has an extra marital affair with his star heroine, played by Rohini. Revathi discovers this intimacy between her husband and Rohini but is treated with indifference by her husband. Ravi moves on to get a divorce from Revathi. Revathi pleads with Ravi not to proceed with the divorce and asks Rohini to leave her husband but both disagree to do so. Arvind Swamy, a stranger, helps and befriends Revathi after she leaves her husband. Rohini faces mental anguish as she feels guilty with another woman’s husband and becomes psychologically affected. Ravi ends up in dilemma between his wife and his lover. (Aravind Swamy) turns into a dependable friend and asks Revathi to marry him but Revathi has to choose her own path.
J. C. Daniel
CELLULOID depicts the life and times of Dr J.C. DANIEL, the pioneer of Malayalam cinema. A story panning over 70 years between 1926 and 2000, CELLULOID tells the story of how Daniel made the first Malayalam motion picture. ‘VIGATHAKUMARAN’ . Celluloid further follows the demise of J.C Daniel since this incident, and covers his life story to his death bed. How he died without being recognized for his work, as he did not have a single piece of film roll to prove he had actually made such a film. In a day and age, when films are everything that is glamorous about our society, it’s a worthwhile look back at the man who started it all.
Kottai Mariamman is a Tamil devotional film directed and produced by Rama Narayanan. The film featured Roja in the title role alongside Karan and Devayani, while Vadivelu plays a supporting role. The film, which had music composed by Deva.