Dheepan is a Tamil freedom fighter, a Tiger. In Sri Lanka, the Civil War is reaching its end, and defeat is near. Dheepan decides to flee, taking with him two strangers – a woman and a little girl – hoping that they will make it easier for him to claim asylum in Europe. Arriving in Paris, the ‘family’ moves from one temporary home to another until Dheepan finds work as the caretaker of a run-down housing block in the suburbs. He works to build a new life and a real home for his ‘wife’ and his ‘daughter’, but the daily violence he confronts quickly reopens his war wounds, and Dheepan is forced to reconnect with his warrior’s instincts to protect the people he hopes will become his true family.
Director: Jacques Audiard
Actors: Claudine Vinasithamby, Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan
Kingsman The Golden Circle
After the Kingsman’s headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, an allied spy organisation in the United States is discovered. These two elite secret organisations must band together to defeat a common enemy.
Thiruchitrambalam lives with his father and grandfather. He blames the former for the loss of his mother and sister and is not on good terms with the latter. Meanwhile, his love life is not so successful.
Shashi Godbole is a homemaker who makes and sells laddoos as a home-run business. Her husband Satish and daughter Sapna take her for granted, mock her poor English skills, and generally treat her with disrespect, making Shashi feel negative and insecure. However, her young son, Sagar loves her as she is, and her mother-in-law offers her words of sympathy.
Shashi’s older sister Manu, who lives in New York, invites Shashi’s family to her daughter Meera’s wedding to Kevin. It is decided that Shashi will go to New York alone five weeks before the wedding to help Manu organize. Her husband and children will join her as the wedding approaches. During her flight to New York, Shashi is given inspirational advice by a fellow passenger (Amitabh Bachchan in Hindi/Ajith Kumar in Tamil). While Shashi is in New York, she has a traumatic experience at a cafe due to her inability to communicate in English. She is comforted by a French chef Laurent who happened to be queuing up behind her at the cafe.
Using the money she made from selling laddoos, Shashi secretly enrolls in a conversational English class that offers to teach the language in four weeks, showing her resourcefulness at navigating an unfamiliar city alone. The class comprises David Fischer, the instructor; Eva, a Mexican nanny; Salman Khan, a Pakistani cab driver; Yu Son, a Chinese hairstylist; Ramamurthy, a Tamil software engineer; Udumbke, a closeted African-Caribbean man; and Laurent. Shashi quickly becomes a promising and committed student, earns everyone’s respect with her charming behavior and her cuisine, and gains self-confidence. Laurent becomes attracted to Shashi. When he tries to kiss her at the rooftop of a building, Shashi rejects him and runs off, but fails to explain that she is married.
A burglary takes place the night Anand works as a substitute for his friend, a security guard. Later, a worried Anand remembers that he left behind his guitar and tries to retrieve it inconspicuously.
The story is centered in a village where the parents of first cousins Sujatha (Sadha) and Raghu (Gopichand) decide that they will be married to each other when they become adults. As a child, Sujatha’s uncle gives her anklets, which she wears as she grows up. As they grow older, Raghu is caught smuggling money from his house. At school, Raghu beats up a kid for talking to Sujatha. They quarrel, and Raghu’s family leaves for another village. Sujatha grows to be an attractive college student, while Raghu becomes a good-for-nothing character. On her way to college, Sujatha meets Ravi (Jayam Ravi), a poor, charming, and enthusiastic young man. He asks her to wear her anklets to college again, and soon after their quarrels, they fall in love. Meanwhile, Raghu’s parents (Nizhalgal Ravi and Nalini), hoping that he will become a responsible person after marriage, decide to carry out his marriage with Sujatha. The story takes a turn when Sujatha’s parents (Rajeev and Pragathi) learn about her love affair with Ravi. On the day of her marriage, Sujatha elopes with Ravi, and the action heats up as they are chased by Raghu and his thugs. Finally, Raghu is defeated in a face-to-face combat with Ravi, and Ravi marries Sujatha.
Karthik, an IAS aspirant, and Subbalakshmi, a pretty woman, fall in love. But Karthik’s father opposes the match.
A story of a private investigator that accidently becomes a vigilante and he tries to save his friend and his family that was abducted by a dangerous militant group that was going to release a chemical bomb. Did he manage to save everyone in the end?
Vaagai Sooda Vaa
The story is set in the 1960s. Veluthambi alias Velu (Vimal) is a graduate aspiring for a government job. His father Annamalai (Bhagyaraj) advises him to work temporarily for a NGO that helps in educating rural children so that he will be given a priority for government job. Velu, although uninterested, joins the NGO and gets appointed as a teacher in a small dry village which lacks basic facilities. The entire village works for a rich landlord JP (Ponvannan), who owns a brick factory. Velu tries to convince the villagers to send their kids to learn, but in vain.
Madhiarasi alias Madhi (Iniya) owns a tea shop in the village and falls in love in Velu. Also the village kids play pranks on Velu, which irritates him. Velu understands that the villagers are exploited by JP, owing to their illiteracy by not paying them properly. Velu tries to make the villagers understand JP’s true colour, but they don’t believe him as they see JP as their savior.
Finally, the villagers understand that they are being cheated, and they demand proper payment for the bricks made by them. They also realize the value of education and send their kids to learn under Velu. Now Velu gets a government job but turns down the offer as he prefers to continue working for the NGO which gives him satisfaction. In a few days, he gets a letter from the NGO stating it is closing down due to financial difficulties. Velu worries as he is jobless and decides to work along with villagers in making bricks. But the villagers come for the rescue and want him to continue as a teacher for their kids, and in turn they agree to pay him. Velu also marries Madhi, and the movie ends with him feeling proud that the villagers understood the value of education.
When Maaniik is convinced that he is cursed in love, things take a turn for the better when a girl named Keerthi walks into his life.
Kodaivannan and Kolaivannan, of a remote village decide to marry a rich girl. The villagers decide to hold a cricket match. And make a decision to get the girl married to either of the guys based on who wins the cricket match. The ‘good’ hearted Kodaivannan’s team kidnap a cricketer, Sadagoppan Ramesh, while he is on his way to Thekkady. Kolaivannan then hires a greedy big shot coach from Chennai who eyes the big land of the village for his business.
Now, the teams of Kodaivannan and Kolaivannan have one more reason to fight against each other. To save the village, And the latter for the land which the greedy coach demands. Though, at the last, Kodaivannan wins the match successfully with Sadagopan Ramesh’s coaching.
In between, the coach Sadagoppan Ramesh falls in love with that girl whom Kodaivannan and Kolaivannan intend to marry.
The film opens with a flashback showing the family feud between families of Prabhakaran (Vijayakanth) and Bhavani (Indraja). Prabhakaran and Bhavani are in love. The murder of Bhavani’s father, is wrongly accused on SP’s father. He starts to help Bhavani’s family and mortgages his own house to finance her factory with the intention of making it up to them as he still believes that it’s his father who killed Bhavani’s father. But Bhavani is now trying to take revenge for her father’s murder. SP’s mother is now on her deathbed. While in the hospital, his mom tells how his father had a different wife and he should ask them forgiveness. He storms into Bhavani’s house and accuses her uncle (who really killed Bhavni’s dad), also trying to make her understand the truth but she doesn’t believe him. Then Prabhakaran says he doesn’t love her any more and vows that he will never trust a woman by remaining a chronic bachelor forever.
When Prabhu is approached by a doctor from a fertility clinic, he agrees to donate his sperm to make some money. While his sperm is highly successful, his own life gets twisted around because of it.