CastVidharth, Hardika Shetty Release date19 September 2014 (2014-09-19) SongsOne Mans blood (Theme music) Similar moviesKanchivaram (2008), Kamaraj (2004), Aadama Jaichomada (2014), Orange Mittai (2015), Sigaram Thodu (2014)
Aal (English: Single Person) is a 2014 Tamil thriller film written and directed by Anand Krishna and produced by Vidiyal Raju. It stars Vidharth and Harthika Shetty in the lead roles. The background score and soundtrack were composed by Johan Shevanesh. The film was released on 19 September 2014. The film is a remake of 2008 Hindi film Aamir.
It is about the life of an ordinary man facing an extraordinary situation in a single day. The story starts in Sikkim and travels with a grip towards the climax in Chennai. The film screens about how the youngsters are brought to the terrorism. Amir(Vidharth) is an intelligent professor, who has already been in love with Meenakshi(Hardika Shetty), who works in Sikkim, when he visits back to Chennai he is backmailed to join a terrorist organization that would holds captive his family and lover. Then the extraordinary things happen in one day. Aal received good reviews from the critics, but failed in box office sales.
Vidharth as Amir
Hardika Shetty as Meenakshi.
The makers of the film noted that they managed to shoot the film in parts in Parry's Corner, making it the first film to do so in forty years. Similarly Anna Salai was used as a filming location for the first time in nearly twenty years. Scenes were also shot in Gangtok in Sikkim, a location never ever shown before in Tamil films. The tagline of the film is ‘Who says a man writes his own destiny?’