Venkateswaran 8 August For the heroine, Sada, this is perhaps the most important film of her career. Although Vikram had hoped that the film would get him his second National Award, [] [] the film won its only National Award in the Special Effects category. In fact, they are my creative spur. Retrieved 12 January To portray the lead character, Shankar needed a performer who could play an action hero.

Archived from the original on 5 September In an interview with Gulf News , Vikram spoke of the challenges in portraying all three characters while wearing the same costumes. A futuristic techno-thriller set in the 22nd century Chennai , the film was to feature Kamal Haasan and Preity Zinta in the lead roles. Shankar approached violin maestro Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan , a regular participant at the actual event, to conceive and orchestrate the sequence. Suffering a relapse, he transforms into Anniyan and throws the man off the train, killing him. In the song however, the accompanying instruments include one each of a mridangam, harmonium , shruti box and kanjira. The rights for Aparichithudu , the Telugu-dubbed version, was bought by a producer for an all-time record price. Retrieved 11 December

Nakul had earlier sung for the backing vocals of Shankar’s Boys which also marked his acting debut. The film received numerous awards and nominations. A revenue sharing arrangement is worked out, whereby the producer will get a portion of the profits that the distributor makes.

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Manikandan gave six months of bulk dates aparichifudu the project; but, when the production was troubled by delays, Shankar demanded three more months to complete the film. Those were the seeds. Retrieved 27 December Shankar’s ‘Anniyan ‘ “. The Stranger on 19 May She is said to play a typical Brahmin girl in the film.


The song was shot during the Netherlands International Flower Show called Floriadea decennial event which was held between 10 April and 20 October Shankar, apparently impressed with Kanika’s performance in the film, asked her to attend a voice test.

Anniyan creates a website, compiles a list of wrongdoers in it, and kills them using punishments described in the Garuda Puranamone of the ancient Hindu scriptures. Archived from the original on 23 October The animals were transported in 15 lorries containing 20 buffaloes each.

Archived from the original on 24 January Notably, it was the first South Indian film to obtain institutional finance, and it had the highest insurance coverage available for films at that time. Ravi VarmanV. Lesle LewisVasundhara Das.

Archived from the original on 3 January Through recovered-memory therapyVijaykumar, the chief psychiatrist of the hospital, uncovers Ambi’s past. The making of the film, which included numerous production delays, took 14 months. The actual song which follows later was picturised on a set erected at AVM Studios made to look like an old traditional Iyengar home in Thanjavur.

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Archived from the original on 5 December Retrieved 19 April Following Haneefa’s death in FebruaryVikram recalled the actor’s appearance apatichitudu the film and said, “Though he’d come only in a few scenes no one could miss him. Archived from the original on 27 September Retrieved 3 February As the sequence was important to the film, he juxtaposed the stadium with light and shadow so that it would look different.


I make films based on them. Ravichandran of Aascar Films. Krishnamoorthy 16 July While acknowledging that Anniyan was a technically better film, he stated that it aparifhitudu not explain some of the medical theories.

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It will be a gritty entertainer on a never-before seen level, say insiders. A futuristic techno-thriller set in the 22nd century Chennaithe film was to feature Kamal Haasan and Preity Zinta in the lead roles.

As part of their roles, the male supporting actors who appear in the song were required to wear a panjakkacham aparichirudu angavastramleaving most of their body exposed to the freezing cold. In an interview with The HinduShankar elaborated on the message he conveys through the film: Shankar adopted a village near Tenkasi and Sabu Cyril painted all the houses, roads, rocks and even a bridge in varied colours.

Archived from the original on 14 December The track “Kannum Kannum Nokia”, a peppy and trendy stiills duet choreographed by Raju Sundaram, was picturised on the lead pair and had them wearing costumes made entirely of designer labels. Rahman composing the music. Shankar and Vikram have never let their fans down.

Vikram Sadha Vivek Prakash Raj.