October 24, 2003 (India)
| 3.7/10 |
| October 24, 2003 (2003-10-24)|
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Anjaneya is a 2003 Tamil action film directed by Maharajan featuring Ajith Kumar, Meera Jasmine in lead roles with Raghuvaran, Ramesh Khanna, and Kovai Sarala in supporting roles. The film, produced by S. S. Chakravarthy, had its score and soundtrack composed by Mani Sharma. The film opened in 24 October 2003 and became disaster at box office. This movie dubbed into Hindi as Policewala Gunda 4 by Goldsmine Telefilms.
DCP Paramaguru (Ajith Kumar) is an efficient police officer who fights with the scum of the society. He later masquerades as a thief to infiltrate into the underworld. The bad guys are surprised to find that Paramguru is the DCP, out to get them. So they all gang up against him. In this process a thrilling encounter takes place between the good and the evil. Paramaguru is helped in his fight against injustice by Divya (Meera Jasmine) who falls in love with him.Ajith Kumar as Paramaguru
Meera Jasmine as Divya
Raghuvaran as Venketeaswaran
Jaya Prakash Reddy as Prakash
Adithya Menon as Siva (Début Movie)
Ramesh Khanna as Kolai
Mansoor Ali Khan
Ponnambalam as Veerapan
FEFSI Vijayan as Vettu Ramasamy
Kovai Sarala as an old thief
Thalaivasal Vijay as the collector
Anu Hasan as Paramaguru's sister
Vietnam Veedu Sundaram
Rathi in a special appearance
The leading female role was eventually handed to Meera Jasmine even though Reemma Sen was also approached earlier for the film. The film feature Ajith Kumar in his first role as a police officer, before further appearances in Kireedam, Aegan, Mankatha, Arrambam and Yennai Arindhaal. The film was shot within 47 days, with Ajith reportedly working extra time to complete scenes. Producers downplayed any publicity for the film, releasing the audio with little fanfare and not releasing a teaser trailer.
The soundtrack features 5 songs composed by Mani Sharma and lyrics were written by Vairamuthu and Kabilan.Ovvoru Naalu – Tippu, Chorus
Agap Porula – Unnikrishnan, Sujatha
Paisa Gopuram – Karthik, Anuradha Sriram
Paavadai Panjavarnam – Shankar Mahadevan, Chorus
Vennila Vennila – Udit Narayan, Harini
Made on a high budget of ₹6 crore, Anjaneya The film received mixed reviews with the critic from The Hindu claiming that "the lack of consistency in the treatment affects the film no end", criticizing Maharajan's direction.
Prior to release, Telugu actor Rajasekhar bought the remake rights of the film, however plans were dropped after the film's poor response.
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