| Suresh Krishna|
| 25 September 2009 (2009-09-25)|
Arumugam is a Tamil language film produced by KOOL PRODUCTIONS owned by Dubai Based NRI businessman .written and directed by Suresh Krishna, starring Bharath in the lead role with Priyamani, Ramya Krishnan and Saranya Mohan playing supporting roles. The film released on 25 September 2009 and was panned by critics as well as audience. It was widely considered the remake of the Rajinikanth starrer Annamalai
Arumugam (film) Wikipedia
Arumugam (Bharath) is a good Samaritan who makes a living selling Idlis on roadside platform shop along with his father (Ilavarasu), sister (Saranya Mohan) and sidekick (Karnas).
Arumugam is in love with his childhood sweetheart Yamini (Priyamani) His best friend is the rich kid Karthik (Satya) whose sister is an arrogant tycoon Malini (Ramya Krishnan). She and her uncle (Mahadevan) hates Karthikâ€™s deep bonding with Arumugam, who she finds to be below her stature.
Malini, through her machinations is able to separate the friends and bring Arumugam to the streets. Our hero after his motherâ€™s (Seetha) grave is bulldozed and his sister humiliated, vows to bring Malini to the streets. And like you have seen in hundreds of earlier films the hero due to his hard work and smart moves becomes the richest man in the town and takes his revenge.
Sify labelled the film as "poor" cited that the film "makes you feel suffocated and every scene is predictable". This movie is "Annamalai part 2" . Pavithra Srinivasan from Rediff labelled the film as a "ridiculous fare", giving it merely 0.5 out of 5 stars.