Avec: Parthiban, Seetha, Nasser, V.K. Ramaswamy, Manoramma
Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
Vidéo: Format 16/9, compatible 4/3
Durée: (environ) 137 minutes
Genres: Drame, Romance
Seetharaman (R Parthiban), an orphan born out of wedlock, grows up to become a ruffian who does anything for money. On one occasion, he rapes a bride-to-be on the eve of the wedding. Sita (Sita), a beautiful girl, shifts to a house in the same neighborhood as Seetharaman. She attempts to gain his acquaintance much to everyone's disbelief. Their constant confrontations bring about chemistry in their relationship. Sita moves into his house. Her tender love and affection eventually leads to their marriage. Sita advises him to shed the path of violence and reform himself. In spite of his best eforts, his past soon catches up with him... The film was remade into Hindi as Benaam Badshah with Anil Kapoor and Juhi Chawla in the lead roles.
- National Award for Best Film in Tamil
- National Award for Best Supporting Actress