Cast: Prashanth, Meera Jasmine, Prakashraj, Vadivelu
'Malayur Mambattiyan', which came in the 1980s, was based on a desi Robin Hood who lived in the rural Tamil Nadu. The movie had a magical impact at the box office and in Thyagarjan's career. So Thyagarajan decided to use the same theme to give a boost to his actor son Prashanth's dwindling career, but couldn't recreted the same magic.
In the film, Mambattiyan (Prashanth) turns into a killer after his father and mother are murdered by a local bigwig (Kota Srinivasa Rao) for opposing him. In revenge, Mambattiyan kills his whole family and takes refuge in a jungle. The incident changes his life and he starts acting like a saviour by looting corrupt and greedy rich people and helping poor. ...more
03:57 PM, Dec 18, 2011