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Movie title : Arunachalam
Release Date : 1997
Cast: Rajinikanth, Soundarya, Visu, Ramba, Senthil

Plot / Movie Story / Movie Review

Arunachalam is a story about a village hero (Rajnikanth) who has 2 brothers and a sister and a happy family. Ravichandran and K.R.Vatsala are his parents. "Vedavalli" (Soundharya) is the daughter of Jaisankar and 'Venniraadai' Nirmala. Nirmala is Ravichandran's sister and they all come to Ravichandran's home for Rajni's sister's wedding. That gives the opportunity for Soundharya and Rajnikanth to fight first, then to kiss and fall in love with each other.

By the time the movie interval has come, Rajnikanth finds himself to be an orphan. He leaves his village and heads to Madras where he meets Janakaraj, who gives him a job.

By some magical situation Rajni discovers himself to be the son of a (dead) millionaire - through Visu. Visu is the guardian of Rajni's father's trust. However, if Rajni wants his inheritance, he has to follow certain rules. He can get an inheritance of 3000 Crore Rupees if he can spend 30 crores in 30 days time. The conditions are: no contributions to charities or gifting, not in purchasing of any assets or converting them into another form in the stipulated 30 days times. The condition above all these conditions is that no one else should know about this! Receipts should be provide for all the expenses. If Rajni fails to spend the money according to the rules, all the money will go to his father's trust which is managed by V.K.Ramasamy, "Nizalgal" Ravi, Kitty and Raguvaran. These four form a team of "villains". They want to spoil Rajni's efforts and get all the money for the trust and kill Visu. Ramba is Visu's daughter and she is appointed as the accountant for Rajni for 30 days.

What happens next is the main part of the story. Rajni tries hard to spend his money and many times, the money comes back! He spends on Horse races, lottery tickets, makes a movie with Senthil as the hero and he even starts his own political party with Janakaraj being the candidate. All these events are good opportunities for situation comedies.

Does Rajni win this competition? Does he get all the 3000 Crore rupees for himself and live happily ever after? (see it in silver screen!) is the rest of the story.

Arunachalam Songs

  • Tututu Tutuku horiyaa...
  • Alli Billi Anarkali
    Artists: Mano, Sowmya
  • Arunachalam Nene
    Artists: Mano
  • Matadu Mallika
    Artists: Mano, Sujatha
  • Nagumo Ye Sugamo
    Artists: Krishnam Raju, Chitra
  • Singanna Baiyalu Derene
    Artists: Vandematharam Srinivas


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