Raghavan is a south indian action thriller film released in the year 2006. It was written and directed by Gautham Menon and considered to be one of his greatest hits in theatres. The intense story line and script work will just exuberate the original writing feels of Gautham Menon and his direction just made it more appealing to watch. One of the best suspenseful psychological thriller films that you can watch online movies on Aha.
Cast and Crew:
Actor: Kamal Hassan
Actress: Jothika Suriya
Other actors: Kamalini Mukherjee, Prakash Raj, Daniel Balaji, Salim Baig
Director: GauthamVasudev Menon
Banner: Seventh Channel Communications
Producer: Manickam Narayanan
Music: Harris Jayaraj
Cinematography: Ravi Varman
Story By: GauthamVasudev Menon
Runtime: 174 minutes
Release date: 25 August 2006
Genre: neo-noir action thriller
Budget: ₹25 crore
Raghavan, a police officer who was called by his retired colleague Arokya Raj to solve a murder mystery of his daughter Rani. Rani is told by her father that she will be at home in 3 hours but when Arokya Raj goes out, finds his daughter’s finger hanging to his door. Raghavan collects the samples and finds her dead body in the outskirts of the city in 12 hours. It will be revealed by forensic that she was penetrated with a knife as she was raped brutally by the killer before dying. The case runs and stays open for 6 weeks without proof and as they cannot bear it, her parents leave india along with the worries it left behind and goes to usa to settle there as she wanted to do MS there. Soon they will be found dead and raghavan goes to the US to investigate where he finds out the place where killers live, they attack raghavan but he escapes. He befriends with his neighbour in USA and when raghavan gets to know that killers are leaving to india, he books a return flight to india with his new friend to whom he proposes for which she rejects as she’s already married and going through divorce but she only now focuses on being a good mother. As the killers land, they kidnap raghavan’s friend for their lust and raghavan gets hold of one of the kidnappers and makes a deal to trade him for her. Moments create and he ends up killing both of them and saves her and marries her at last.
- This movie has great music which will lure the audience to watch and listen to the songs on loop.
- The only thing that runs the movie is the story! This is an excellent movie which has the essence of a perfect story!
- The editing of the movie has felt outdated at this point but! It’s very nice to watch and easy to catch in the eyes.
This is a must watch film if you are a fan of Gauthamvasudevmenon’s direction and writing.His style of film making with such synced musical touch will definitely raise your mood to watch the film. It is one of the best suspenseful psychological thriller films that has come out of south indian film industry and you can watch these movies online anytime on aha video.