DirectorThiagarajan Music directorVidhya Sagar Duration LanguageTamil
Release date16 February 1990 (1990-02-16) CastRupini (Shanthi), Thiagarajan (Vishnu), R Sarathkumar (Siva), Geetha (Lakshmi), Goundamani (Kathavarayan) Similar moviesGeetha and others appear in Salem Vishnu and Dharma Seelan
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Salem Vishnu is a 1990 Tamil action film written, produced and directed by Thiagarajan who made his directorial debut with this film. The film features Thiagarajan and Rupini in lead roles. The film, produced by Thiagarajan, had musical score by Sangeetha Rajan and was released on 16 February 1990.
The character Salem Vishnu appeared as a convicted murderer expecting execution by hanging in Malayalam-language blockbuster New Delhi starring Mammootty was widely appreciated and this made Thiagarajan to direct this Tamil film which showcased the prequel story of his character and why he became a murderer.
Vishnu (Thiagarajan) was a clever student but he cannot tolerate cheating at the school exam and beat a professor (M. S. Bhaskar), he was subsequently excluded from the engineering school. He decides to work as a car mechanic. Vishnu and Shanthi (Rupini) fell in love with each others.
His brother Siva (Sarath Kumar) is an honest municipal commissioner. Siva and his wife Lakshmi (Geetha), a jailer, are transferred to the same city where Vishnu lives. They were shocked when Vishnu tells that he is working as a car mechanic.
Kathavarayan (Goundamani), the municipal chairman, and his brother Ashokan (Ratheesh) are corrupted and influential persons. Siva clashes with Kathavarayan and Ashokan. Meantime, Ashokan kills the journalist Raji (Vaishnavi) who sends the details of their illegal works to Siva. Ashokan is later sent to jail. Siva wants also to punish Kathavarayan but Ashokan kills him. The guiltless Vishnu is sent to jail for killing his own brother. In jail, he meets his sister-in-law Lakshmi and his enemy Ashokan. What transpires later forms the crux of the story.
Thiagarajan as Vishnu
Rupini as Shanthi
Sarath Kumar as Siva
Geetha as Lakshmi
Ratheesh as Ashokan
Goundamani as Kathavarayan
Vinu Chakravarthy as Sundaram
V. K. Ramasamy as Pachai
Venniradai Moorthy as Muthu
Vaishnavi as Raji
I. S. Murugesh as Vishnu's father
S. N. Lakshmi as Vishnu's mother
K. R. Savithri
Oru Viral Krishna Rao
M. S. Bhaskar
The film score and the soundtrack were composed by film composer Sangeetha Rajan. The soundtrack, released in 1990, features 4 tracks with lyrics written by Vaali, Vairamuthu, Kennedy and Thiagarajan.