| December 5, 2008 (2008-12-05)|Saamida Wikipedia
Saamida is a 2008 Tamil film. Directed by Vadivudaiyan and its stars Pondi Ravi, Dhanushya. Music for the movie scored by Indhrajith. Movie released on 6 December 2008.
Saamida movie starts with a girl from Ramanathapuram who is suffering because of hunger, sold to prostitute area in Mumbai. She left with no option, so she carry on with that. The Man who was a regular customer to her, got married with that girl. Later, he changed to gang leader and took revenge on enemies. Things happened in front of her eyes, changed her to Woman Gang leader. Orphan Child becomes her right hand.
Everyone feared, when they went to Kasi. They are doing various business like Mafia, Illegal Alcohol, Drugs and killing enemies who are against them by Saami. In the meantime, Saami got love with the heroine Pelo. Saami doing illegal things without her lover. When she come to know this, she tried to change his mind. What happens after that forms the rest of the story.Pondi Ravi as Saami
Amsadevi as Maaji
VC Vadivudayan an erstwhile assistant of Malayalam director Shaji Kailas made his directorial debut with this film. The film was entirely shot at Kasi. Pondi Ravi who earlier played supporting and negative roles made his debut as lead actor with this film.
Music was composed by debutant Indrajith ET. The album released on 14 October 2008 by director A.R.Murugadoss. Behindwoods wrote "The album does leave you a little melancholic after you listen to it. There are no original music bits to add charm or lighten the mood".Rakshasa Raja - Ananth, Ganga
Onrai Ondru - Prasanna, Ganga, Sam P Keerthan
Kadhal Desathile - Ananth, Sam P Keerthan
Hey Machina - Vinaya Sathyan
Aayudham Yendha - Ananth
Aanavam Azhinthadi - Adarsh, Gopal sharma, Vadivudayan VC
Behindwoods criticised the film saying that "the botched up screen play, mind numbing action sequences and a sub-plot of a love tale that ridicules the viewer’s common sense makes up for the rest". Sify wrote "Apart from some decent visuals, the film has nothing really new by way of story or screenplay".
The film took a below average opening and grossed Rs. 2,13,940 at box office.