Director: Mani Ratnam; Producer: Mani Ratnam; Cinematographer: Santosh Sivan; Editor: Suresh Urs; Cast: Mohanlal, Prakash Raj, Aishwarya Rai, Revati Menon, Gowthami Tadimalla, Tabu, Nazar, Kaka Radhakrishna, Major Sundar Rajan, Rajesh, Delhi Ganesh, Nilalgal Ravi, Kalpana Iyer, C.K. Saraswathi, S.N. Lakshmi, P.L. Narayana, Gowtham Sundararajan, Indian Express Narasimman, Lakshmi Ratan, Ram, Justice Rajagopal, Y.V. Subrahmanyam, Sujitha, Jennifer, Anitha Raman, Vishnu, Krishna, Bhavani, Vishnuvardhan Kulasekaran, Madhoo
Duration: 02:38:51; Aspect Ratio: 1.333:1; Hue: 22.899; Saturation: 0.053; Lightness: 0.331; Volume: 0.095; Cuts per Minute: 12.062
Summary: A struggling actor Anandam (Mohanlal) is befriended by up and coming grassroots leader and scriptwriter Tamilchelvam (Prakashraj). As Anandam grows in popularity, he becomes an important tool for the Tamilchelvam and his party in wooing the public. After the death of the party leader Annadurai (Nasser), both protagonists find themselves in candidacy for the top spot, the schism is inevitable.