Vetri Kodi Kattu
Shah Rukh Khan and Sharad Kapoor are the leaders of the two rival gangs. Aishwarya Rai is Shah Rukh Khan’s twin sister. Shah Rukh is in love with Priya Gill. Chandrachur Singh is Sharad Kapoor’s younger brother who studies in a catering college in Bombay. He comes to Goa to visit his brother and plans to go back and start a restaurant there. He sees Aishwarya and falls in love with her. Chandrachur gives up the idea of going back to Bombay and opens a bakery in Goa. When Shah Rukh comes to know about the romance between Aishwarya and Chandrachur, the fight between the gang turns more violent. How the conflict is resolved is the rest of the story.
The film is about a person who suffers from a neurological condition that results in partial retrograde amnesia and delusions due to a head injury and his subsequent recovery thanks to a kind girl and her psychiatrist father.
The film opens to Gautham Prabhakar (Vijay) searching all around Pondicherry in vain for a girl named Gayathri. He encounters a group of friends headed by Hema (Shalini) and requests their help in locating Gayathri, who appears to be Gautham’s lover. The group members are initially hostile to him but eventually decide to help him after Gautham pursues them aggressively and Hema realises that he may be suffering from a neurological condition resulting in amnesia and delusions. Hema’s father Dr. Rajashekar (Raghuvaran) is a psychiatrist who discovers Gautham’s real condition and the dangers it poses.
Kandukondain Kandukondain opens with military personnel Major Bala (Mammootty) fighting in a war and losing his left leg in a grenade explosion. After the opening credits, Sowmya (Tabu) and Meenakshi “Meenu” (Aishwarya Rai) are shown as the adult daughters of Padma (Srividya) living in a Chettiar mansion in Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu with their maternal grandfather Chandrasekhar (Unnikrishnan Namboothiri), maidservant Chellatha (S. N. Lakshmi) and younger sister Kamala (Shamili). Sowmya is a school principal while Meenu is passionate about classic Tamil poetry, music and dance. Major Bala, one of the rich men in their village falls in love with Meenu, but Meenu falls in love with Srikanth (Abbas). Manohar (Ajith Kumar) is a director who comes to Meenu’s house for a film shoot. Sowmya and Manohar fall for each other but an issue crops up between the two and whether Manohar manages to win her back forms the rest of their part of the story.
The movie begins at present day with Saket Ram (Kamal Haasan), an 89-year-old Hindu man at his death bed in Madras. He is being taken care of by his grandson Saket Ram Junior, a famous novelist who writes historical fiction, and their family doctor, Munawar. Ram Jr. explains how he grew up listening to his grandfather’s stories. He then narrates one of his grandfather’s strangest stories that he plans to use for his next novel. As Ram Jr. narrates the story, Ram is reminded of it.
The scene reverts to the 1940s, when he and his good friend, Amjad Ali Khan (Shah Rukh Khan) are archaeologists working together under their boss, Mortimer Wheeler, in Mohenjo-daro in the Sindh province in what was then North-West India. Relations are pleasant between the Indians and the English. Saket and Amjad do not approve of partition and the creation of Pakistan.
Karthikeyan (Arjun) is a photographer-editor working in Indian Express. Chitra (Meena) is a bank employee. Both reside in Navi Mumbai. Karthik meets Chitra while opening a bank account. While returning home, he again meets her in a train. He offers his seat, but she does not want to accept it. During a train strike, he invites her to travel in an auto to reduce expenses, but she declines. When Chitra hesitated to travel in the same train with Karthik, he became angry and explained that he talked to her because both are from the same locality, both are Tamilians, and he promises her that he will never talk to her anymore. After some days Chitra voluntarily talks to him. Karthik, in return, accompanies her to a police station to get back her snatched handbag. Karthik invites Chitra to his home to meet his parents.
Karthik’s parents like Chitra and all become friends. Karthik’s mother requests Chitra to tell Karthik to get married. When she conveys his parent’s wish, Karthik explains about his wife Aruna (Jyothika), who died in a train accident. Karthik learns that Chitra’s husband Srikanth (Ramesh Aravind) died in the same train accident. Chitra adopted a boy, Shiva, as per her husband’s wish. Karthik’s parents want them to get married.
Shiva moves close to Karthik and his family, while Chitra tries to prevent relations with Karthik. Karthik’s father (Nagesh) understands Karthik’s interest towards Chitra. He asks her to marry Karthik. She refuses, and once for all, avoids Karthik. Karthik understood her intention and stayed away from her. Chitra meanwhile gets confused regarding second marriage due to the trouble given by her neighbour’s husband and Shiva’s passion for Karthik. Chitra’s neighbour once attempts to rape her; she manages to escape. Karthik, who heard about it, attacks the man for misbehaving, and makes him vacate Mumbai.
Chitra decides to marry Karthik for herself and her son. She plans to meet him at the station to express her decision. While returning home, she meets her mother-in-law (Lakshmi), who at one time opposed the marriage of her son Srikanth with her. Chitra’s mother-in-law requests her to come and live with her as she is very alone after her husband’s death. Chitra leaves with her mother-in-law. She has not dared to meet Karthik and she leaves without informing him. Karthik and his family are very much disappointed by this.
After some months, Chitra panics on seeing a news about a bomb blast at Mumbai Indian Express and verifies Karthik’s safety. Karthik leaves for Coonoor on an official assignment. There he meets Chitra with her mother-in-law. Chitra introduces him to her and tells about Aruna’s death in the same train accident where Srikanth died. On hearing this, Chitra’s mother-in-law invites Karthik to have lunch with them the next day. This delights Shiva. He eagerly waits for Karthik and leaves school well before, but is stuck in a traffic jam for a long time. Meanwhile, Chitra explains about her decision to marry him, and later changed it as her mother-in-law requested her to live with her. Karthik leaves without meeting Shiva to catch the train. This disappoints Shiva. When Chitra tried to console him, he blames her that she did not keep up the promise that he, Chitra, Karthik, and his parents to live together. Chitra’s mother-in-law hears this, understood the meaning of it and she realised the mistake she made. She catches Karthik at the station and requests him to marry Chitra. Karthik and Chitra leave for Mumbai and get married, which delights Shiva and Karthik’s parents.
Major Jaidev “Jai” Rajvansh (Anil Kapoor) and his fellow officer manage to rescue a leading politician as well as capture his kidnapper, Abhrush (Danny Denzongpa). The terrorist has been wanted for years and he is finally captured by the two officers. Jai returns to a joyous welcome and is declared a national hero. His senior(Om Puri) offers him to take leave for a week and returns to his hometown. There he meets his childhood friend Anjali (Madhuri Dixit) who has always harboured love for Jai. Anjali wants to make most of Jai’s holiday and tries to get close to him and spend time with him as much as she can.
Vellaisamy (Parthiban) is an orphan who was brought up by a Brahmin couple Sambasiva Iyer (K.Vishwanath) and Savithri (Lakshmi). Vellaisamy is very loyal and attached to the old couple. They also look after Vellaisamy as their own son. Gayatri (Preetha Vijayakumar) is the only daughter of Sambasiva Iyer and Savithri who returns from the city after completing her education. Vellaisamy is very much attached to Gayatri also and he looks after her as a kid. Kanmani (Manasa) is a local worker who develops affection over Vellaisamy impressed by his good nature. Suddenly, Savithri passes away due to cardiac arrest. Sambasiva Iyer is terribly shocked after his wife’s death and Vellaisamy takes care of Iyer. Meanwhile, the villagers talk ill about the relationship between Vellaisamy and Gayatri. At one instant, even Iyer gets angry hearing on the comments made by the public. Later, Iyer understands the pure bonding shared between Vellaisamy and Gayatri. He feels bad for doubting them and he also passes away suddenly. Gayatri is left alone following her parents’ death and Vellaisamy decides to take care of her until she gets married. Vellaisamy takes the responsibility of getting married Gayatri to the person she likes. He approaches Visu, a judge with a marriage proposal between Gayatri and Visu’s son. Visu is also interested in the proposal as he is surprised to see a person who takes all the effort to get someone married who is not related to him. But on the day of marriage, a few people come to the wedding hall and make some bad comments about Vellaisamy and Gayatri.
The movie starts projecting Prabhu (Prabhu Deva) as a Shop Keeper who sells toys to kids. He will be wearing a Mask which is similar to his face and he will be wearing that mask on the backside of his head so that he looks like a “Kilpauk Korangu” and does all possible Crazy actions in the world which really irritates everyone. He has all bad habits like Drinking and smoking . He gets married to Meena (Meena) who wants her husband to be like Sree Ram. Prabhu Deva Acts as if he is a nice guy and also gets caught few times when he tries to overact.
Ganesh (Prabhu Deva) has the job of collecting travelers for the lone bus run by Padmavathi Bus Service, in Cuddalore town. His high-energy people-gathering tactics are considered the reason for the crowds on the bus and he earns commission for the same from the owner (Nasser) of the bus service. Though Ganesh earns quite enough, he doesn’t buy new clothes, things and eats very late and little. No one knows why he is saving so much money. The bus owner was, a young cleaner at Venkatesa bus service, but he fell in love with the owner’s daughter and eloped with her. Then after much hardships he becomes owner of 4 buses and very rich, in the same town, while his father in-law’s bus company failing. He and his family still maintain no contact with the mother’s family.
Thenali Soman (Kamal Haasan) is a Sri Lankan Tamil who has come to Chennai for psychiatric treatment because of numerous phobias caused by his trauma of the Sri Lankan Civil War. Panchabhootham (Delhi Ganesh) and his assistant (Ramesh Khanna), the doctors treating Thenali, are jealous of a relatively junior doctor Kailash (Jayaram) getting all the media attention. They send Thenali over to him, believing his failure to cure Thenali of his phobias will derail his success. Soon after their first appointment, Kailash heads to his home in Kodaikanal on a vacation with his wife Jalaja (Devayani) and his two children Arjun (Master Suraj) and Aishwarya (Baby Taj Nisha). Kailash tells Thenali to wait until after the vacation before his therapy can begin, but Panchabhootham asks for Thenali to go meet Kailash while on vacation.
After the passing away of her parents in an automobile accident, Radhika moves in to live with her aunt, Malathi, and studies Zoology in Lexicon Science College. She is very friendly with Basu Subtankar and both, along with other girls, create quite a ruckus, much to the chagrin of their teachers and the College Principal. In addition to this, they are also staunch rivals of NRI Geetha Damodar, who wants to be the Student Chair. Radhika competes, there is a tie, but the teachers overturn Radhika’s votes due to many complaints against her, and elect Geetha as the Chair. When Malathi wants Radhika to wed, both girls create a fictional character, name him Ramesh, and tell Malathi that Radhika is in love with Ramesh. Complications arise when a real male named Ramesh surfaces, is subsequently killed, and the duo become suspects amidst a web of deceit and lies created by one of four persons in their lives, namely Malati herself, Geetha, a mysterious woman who sometimes poses as Ramesh’s mother and other times as Geetha’s guardian, and an fourth unknown person – leading the duo to a roller-coaster ride with both the police and the real killer on their tails.
James Vasanthan (Madhavan) and his three friends Ganeshan (Charle), Charles (Vaiyapuri), and Mohan (Venu Madhav), have a music troupe that sings at weddings. They are tenants of Subramani (Manivannan) whose daughter Lakshmi (Sneha) shares a good rapport with the youths, helping them in their time of need. Her encouragement puts a new zeal in James, who soon gains recognition as a singer. Not that this brings any change in the group’s lifestyle, for J. Suresh still shows them as strugglers. James finally proposes to Lakshmi who rejects him, as she has her past to reckon with. She is a divorcee, her husband having abandoned her soon after marriage for his girlfriend. When Lakshmi’s friend and neighbour Seetha (Aswini) puts some sense into her, she decides to make amends. Incidentally, Seetha had been hovering in the background doing almost nothing until she gets this scene to justify her presence in the film. But misunderstandings pile up between the lovers – the situations are all forced here – until J. Suresh leads the story to a desired happy ending.
Surya (Arjun) and Prakash (Prakash Raj) meet Priya (Abhirami) in a train as strangers and become friends. Surya loves Priya, whereas Prakash lusts about her. Priya starts liking Surya. This makes Prakash envious, so he starts showing off his villainous image. The rest forms the story which rather forms a normal ending.
Kandha Kadamba Kathir Vela
Parvathi (Latha) is a rich and arrogant woman who leads her life with her three sons – Kandha (Prabhu), Kadamba (S.Ve. Sekar) and Kathirvela (Vivek). The sons are very obedient towards their mother and they run a restaurant in Chennai. Parvathi also had a daughter (Bhuvaneshwari) who married Vadivelan (Vadivelu), a barber following which Parvathi disowns her daughter. Vadivelan decides to teach a lesson for Parvathi. He understands that Parvathi’s sons are in love with girls from economically backward community and sets a plan to get them married against Parvathi’s wishes. Kandha is married to Rubini (Roja), Kadamba to Ragini (Kovai Sarala) and Kathir to Rohini (Nirosha).
Surya (Prashanth) is a carefree youth living in Malaysia with his brother Chandramohan (Raghuvaran) and sister-in-law Devi (Sukanya). Chandramohan and Devi are childless because of a problem with Chandramohan. Surya falls in love with dancer Priya (Riya Sen) and manages to steal her heart too. Just when things seem happy, a bombshell is dropped by a Sister Mary who tells Surya that he is the father of a small girl Pooja. Pooja must undergo an operation to save her life but insists on seeing her dad before agreeing to the operation. Surya agrees to pose as her dad and is forced to do so on a more permanent basis even after the operation is done. He is driven out of the house and loses Priya, who agrees to wed an earlier suitor, Shyam (Sanjay Asrani). Person who happens to be the dad of Pooja’s mother wants to kill Surya for cheating his daughter but ends up being arrested by police. Second half shifts to Cruise ship, where Chandramohan finds out that Pooja is actually his daughter. The film ends with Surya and Priya reuniting.
Unnai Kodu Ennai Tharuven
Surya (Ajith) has been brought up in the army training barracks in Wellington (Ooty), ever since his mother(Sukanya) handed him over as a baby to the camp brigadier (Nasser). She tells the officer the reason for her action but the audience is not allowed to hear it at this point. Surya grows up to be a patriotic youth and the best soldier in his class. He is about to complete his training in 3 months and leave to the border. He falls in love with Indu (Simran), the daughter of a senior army officer, who is visiting Wellington Camp. Indu’s parents accept her choice of husband and the family leaves to kashmir. Soon after, Indu’s father dies in a bomb blast while her mother loses her life on seeing her husband’s body. Not wishing to lose her husband too in war, Indu asks Surya to choose between her and the army. Surya then asks the brigadier to advise him, and the brigadier tells the story of his parents. His father Bomb Sekhar (R. Parthipen) was a very violent terrorist, who was sentenced to 3 years prison and death. His mother was a nun, who visited prisoners and chanted Bible verses to them.
Pennin Manathai Thottu
Sunil (Prabhu Deva) is one of the leading heart surgeons in the country. He lives with Ganpat (Mouli), who is also a doctor and is loved by everyone in the family. Sunitha (Jaya Seal) arrives with a kid who has a heart problem to the hospital. But she is shocked seeing Sunil there and lashes out when she learns he is the doctor who is about to treat the kid.
The movie goes for a flashback. Sunil’s brother Balaram (Sarathkumar) is a thug but does not want his brother to follow his footsteps, therefore sends him away to study. Sunitha and Sunil are classmates in a medical college and they both fall in love. Sunil expresses his wish of marrying Sunitha to Bala, for which he accepts. Meanwhile, Sunitha goes back to her village for her sister’s child’s ear piercing ceremony. Her sister’s husband is money-minded and tries to get Sunitha married to a rich man in return for money.
Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai
Preeti Vyas (Aishwarya Rai) is a young woman who bravely comes forward as a witness to a heinous assault carried by Bhavani Choudhry (Mukesh Rishi) and his men on a poor teacher whose land they wanted. The injured man is helped to the hospital by Preeti and a courteous and brave man called Avinash (Anil Kapoor), who holds strong morals and values.
Preeti’s testimony angers the Choudhry family and, as a result, Choudhry’s younger brother, Babloo Choudhry (Puru Raajkumar), rapes her. Subsequently, she becomes disgrace to her own family so she is disowned and ostracised by society, so she leaves her house with nowhere to go.
Maayi (Sarathkumar) is a well-respected, do-gooder in a village. He considers women in the village as his sisters and even helps financially to conduct their weddings. He is a man who is ready to kill his father Irulandi (Vijayakumar) when he learns that he had a second wife. But the father opts to kill himself rather than face his son and so, Maayi brings his stepsister Lakshmi (Suvalakshmi) to live with him. A local MLA (Rajan. P. Dev) comes to Maayi to get his support during the upcoming election, but he refuses and the MLA loses the election. But his son (Anand), who admires Maayi, marries Lakshmi.
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.