Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Vasool Raja MBBS: The remake of popular Hindi film Munnabhai MBBS directed by Saran. It stars Kamal Haasan, Sneha, Prabhu, Malavika, Nagesh and Prakash Raj. It ran for about 100 days. The film's total gross is estimated at Rs.40 crores.
Autograph: This movie played for 175 days. Cheran directs and tells the story of a man who looks back over his relationships and career. Stars Cheran, Sneha, Gopika, Mallika and Kanika. Ghilli: A remake of the Tollywood super hit Okkadu, director Dharani brought Vijay and Trisha together for this fast-paced family audience entertainer. The film ran for more than 100 days in metros. The film's total gross is estimated at Rs.33 crores. It is the biggest blockbuster in Vijay's career.
New: The blockbuster SJ Suryah movie who directed it and also the hero. It also stars Simran, Kiran Rathod and Devayani. A.R.Rahman songs became huge hits and the film had the greatest opening in many years. But the film though commercially successful was banned by The Chennai High Court after a year of its release and after it had met with huge commercial success. The film is about a 8 year old boy on drinking a scientist's medicine becomes a young man but with the same mental capacity. The film is loosely based on the English movie Big. For a bird's eye view of the top films in 2004.

Critically-acclaimed films
Chellamae: This is a blockbuster Action Thriller directed by Gandhi Krishna and stars Reema Sen in the lead role. The movie also stars Vishal, Bharath, Vivek and Girish Karnad in supporting roles. The film is about mad love by a 16 year old boy to his 22 year old neighbouring girl. The movie played for 150 days.
Manmadhan: A Silambarasan, Jyothika, Sindhu Tolani starrer which ran well for about 100 days in theatres. The story deals with a masochist serial killer who takes revenge on women. This film also has item numbers by Mandira Bedi and Yana Gupta.
Kaadhal: A sentimental love tragedy about a rich girl and a poor mechanic. The cast include Bharath and 'Kaadhal' Sandhya.
M. Kumaran son of Mahalakshmi: A family entertainer about a man on his quest to become a top kickboxer. Starring Jayam Ravi and Asin.
7G Rainbow Colony: A tale of a constant stalker eventually winning his love. Directed by Selvaraghavan starring Ravi Krishna, Vijayan and Sonia Agarwal.
Virumaandi: This film is directed and acted by Kamal Haasan and also stars Abirami, Napolean, Pasupathy. It is a critically acclaimed film which is a violent village drama. It won the Best Asian Film Award of the year.

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