- 2 hr 48 min
Aravan is a 2012 Tamil language action-thriller film directed by Vasanthabalan. The movie features Aadhi, Pasupathy, and Dhansika in the lead roles. The film is set against the backdrop of a small village in Tamil Nadu, India, and tells the story of a man who is caught up in a web of deceit, betrayal, and political intrigue. The movie opens with the introduction of Varipuli (played by Aadhi), who is a street performer and a youth leader in his village. He falls in love with a girl named Thamarai (played by Dhansika), who is also a street performer. Thamarai is a strong-willed girl who stands up for her rights and the rights of the people in the village. However, their love story takes a tragic turn when one of their friends is killed in a land dispute.
To seek justice for their friend's death, Varipuli and Thamarai decide to take matters into their own hands. They team up with a group of villagers to fight against the corrupt and powerful people who are responsible for the land dispute. But things take a dangerous turn when they uncover a larger conspiracy that involves an illegal land deal, politicians, and a notorious goon named Aravan (played by Pasupathy).
Aravan is a cold-blooded killer who will stop at nothing to get what he wants. He is feared and respected by the people in the village, and he has the entire political system in his pockets. Varipuli and Thamarai become his prime targets when they start to interfere with his plans. The rest of the film follows their journey as they try to survive in a world of deception, betrayal, and murder.
The movie boasts of some powerful performances by its lead actors. Aadhi, who plays the role of Varipuli, delivers a nuanced performance as a man torn between his love for Thamarai and his sense of duty towards his fellow villagers. Pasupathy, who plays the role of Aravan, steals the show with his menacing presence and powerful dialogue delivery. Dhansika, who plays the role of Thamarai, delivers a strong performance as a young woman who refuses to back down in the face of adversity.
The film's cinematography and music also contribute to its overall impact. The stunning visuals capture the beauty of the rural setting, and the music adds to the emotional depth of the story.
Overall, Aravan is a gripping tale of love, betrayal, and revenge. It is a story that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end. The film is a must-watch for anyone who enjoys a good action-thriller with a strong emotional core.
Aravan is a 2012 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 48 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8.