Release date12 April 2003 (2003-04-12) Based onAppu
by Puri Jagannadh
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Dum is a 2003 Tamil action-romantic comedy film directed by A. Venkatesh and written by Puri Jagannadh. The film stars Silambarasan and Rakshitha in the lead roles, while Ashish Vidyarthi and S. S. Rajendran play pivotal roles. The movie is a remake of Jagannadh's 2002 Kannada film Appu starring Puneet Rajkumar .
Satya (Silambarasan) is the son of a police constable. He gets into fights and ends up in jail where his own father gets him out on bail. While he is returning home from a party drunk, a group of college students beat him up. That is when Suchitra (Rakshitha) comes and takes him to the hospital and gives blood. She is the daughter of a police commissioner. Later, Satya falls in love with Suchitra. That leads to several problems which are faced bravely by Satya in the later part of the film.
Silambarasan as Satya
Rakshitha as Suchitra
Ashish Vidyarthi as Thilak
S. S. Rajendran
Delhi Ganesh as Chokkalingam
The film was initially set to be titled Idiot after the Telugu version, but the title was later changed. A. Venkatesh remade the film from Puri Jagannadh's 2002 Kannada film Appu starring Puneet Rajkumar, which was also remade in Telugu in 2002 as Idiot starting Ravi Teja . Rakshitha appeared in all three versions of the film. During the making of the film, Silambarasan did his own stunts including a risky jump from the fifth floor of a building.
Dum was Simbu's disaster film .
There are eight songs composed by Deva, while Sabesh-Murali handled the film's background score. The songs chanakya, polladha padava, manase are lifted from the Telugu movie Idiot composed by Chakri.