The film starts in the 1980s. A young Shiva (Jiiva) is trained in the ancient Indian martial art Kalarippayattu by his grandfather (Prakash Raj) to be bold and brave and fight against all odds, especially all that’s evil. Shiva grows up with his grandfather’s words as his Bhagavad Gita. However, Shiva’s parents (Udaya Murthy (Jayaprakash) and Lakshmi (Lakshmi Ramakrishnan) want him to lead a peaceful life. Shiva gets arrested by the police after fighting with a law student Guna, who is in Gowri’s (Sentrayan) gang. Enters Priya (Shriya Saran), also a law student. She is the daughter of a police official (Babu Antony). She bails Shiva out and falls for him after seeing him fight for other people’s good. Eventually, Shiva too falls for her.
Poisoned by the potent and deadly mix of synthetic drugs called “The Beijing Cocktail” for getting in the way of the Triads, the tough-as-nails British hitman living in Los Angeles, Chev Chelios, wakes up with a terrible headache. With less than an hour to live, Chev will have to use all the help he can get from his doctor, and use every trick in the book, to consistently keep his heart rate up so that the adrenaline in his bloodstream staves off the effects of the deadly toxin. Now, his heart is pounding faster than any other human being, and as Chelios darts across the city’s streets in search of an antidote and the arrogant criminal, Ricky Verona, to exact his revenge, he finds himself compelled to pick fights with no-nonsense drug dealers, murderous assassins, and an army of thugs. But, can Chelios stay alive long enough to protect those he loves, and make it through the day?
Young Jeeva (Silambarasan) is the grandson of Seema of Theni. When she was five years old, she kills five persons and goes to jail. She comes out of prison turning nastier than before. She is now a hard-core ‘dada’ and she is feared as well as revered by people in her place, Theni, where she is engaged in all activities which the law forbids. The local police throw up their hands. A police officer, also named Jeeva (Lal), comes down heavily on Seema with all his might and cunningness and finally burns her alive. Meanwhile, a rowdy, also named Jeeva, becomes a thorn in the flesh of police officer Jeeva and he is after his daughter Vedika, who loves Seema’s grandson, a tough guy in the college. While Vedika wants to keep the rowdy off her with the help of Seema’s grandson, he wants to take revenge on her father for killing his grandmother. How he fulfils his task is the crux of the movie.
Ennai Thalatta Varuvala
It centers around Vennila’s (Reshma) connections with the 3 men in her life. Satheesh (Ajith Kumar) wins a college competition and becomes the object of Vennila’s ire. In a fit of pique, Vennila feigns love to him, gets him to marry her, and ditches him on the wedding night. The whole affair leaves Satheesh in a state of shock, and he is later hospitalised and gets into a deep coma. Santhosh (Vignesh) is a new entrant to the college. He chooses Vennila for his games of one-upmanship, leaving her puzzled as to his motive. Amar (Amar Siddique) is Vennila’s fiancé from abroad. She later realises he is a psychopath – an interesting scenario which had the potential to turn into a good suspense thriller. The script goes for a nosedive after Vennila finds she is pregnant, and is shocked since she has not had a physical relationship with any of the men. And then she realises it was the past catching up with her, and it was a planned vendetta by Satheesh’s dear ones.
Vallarasu (Vijayakanth) is the Deputy Commissioner of Police and a very honest police officer who has arrested Wasim Khan (Mukesh Rishi), a terrorist from Pakistan. He has a wife Anjali (Devayani) and 2 children. Vallarasu kills his senior police officer (Raghuvaran), who is his father-in-law, on knowing he is hand-in-glove with terrorists and anti-national elements. Anjali leaves Vallarasu after she comes to know he had killed her father. Vallarasu takes the help of some youths (including Sriman) who are disillusioned by their inability to join the police force to fight the terrorists and other criminal elements. 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, and he kills both Kandasamy and Wasim Khan.
Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe
The Mongolian Border, 1979: Massive fossils of unknown creatures are discovered in the mountains, and the research team assigned to excavate the remains includes acclaimed Professor Yang (Wang Qingxiang), Hu Bayi (Mark Chao), and Ping (Yao Chen), the professor’s beautiful daughter. When a freak explosion, lethal bat attack, and fall to the mountain’s floor leaves only a handful of survivors, the small remaining band uncovers a mythic Cyclopean Temple – and an Interdimensional Portal that looses a pack of ravenous Hell-Beasts, leaving only Hu alive. New York City, Present Day: Now living a quiet but tormented life as a librarian, Hu studies demonology manuscripts to find answers for that fateful day. Little does he know that Professor Yang has just been found wandering the mountains thousands of miles from where he supposedly died; a young woman with amnesia was just discovered in a recently-uncovered tomb; and a Northern Chinese mining town has just been ravaged by giant, unknown creatures…
When a smuggler kills his sister, a naive, immature man (Rajinikanth) vows to deliver justice for her death and joins a martial arts school. He trains hard there to become a master fighter, honing his fighting skills. Taking on a new identity, Paayum Puli (Pouncing Tiger), he sets off for revenge, but the affection of a beautiful woman (Radha) soon puts a hitch in his plans. Manorama, Silk Smitha and Jaishankar also star in this action-packed movie.