Muran (film)


Directed by Rajjan Madhav
Produced by Cheran
Ronnie Screwvala
Written by Rajjan Madhav
Starring Cheran
Nikita Thukral
Suma Bhattacharya
Music by Sajjan Madhav
Cinematography Padmesh
Editing by Arun Durairaj
Studio Dream Theatres
UTV Motion Pictures
Distributed by UTV Motion Pictures
Release date(s) 30 September 2011 (2011-09-30)[1]
Running time 134 minutes
Country India
Language Tamil

Muran (Tamil: முரண்; English: At Variance) is a 2011 Indian Tamil drama thriller film written and directed by debutant Rajjan Madhav.[2] It stars Cheran alongside Prasanna, with Haripriya, Nikita Thukral and Jayaprakash in pivotal roles. Launched in September 2010,[3] the film's shooting was completed by July 2011.[4] The story revolves around two contrasting characters and depicts the incidents that occur when they meet each other.[5] The film is highly inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's psychological thriller Strangers on a Train (1951).[6] Co-produced and distributed by UTV Motion Pictures,[7] Muran was released on September 30, 2011 to overall positive reviews.



Film starts with the scene on a hotel in bangalore, where Nanda ( b[[Cheran (director)|Cheran]]), a guitarist showing his guitar talent to the production crew of film makers whom help him to enter into kollywood as a musician. At that instant Arjun ([[Prasanna (actor)|Prasanna]]) heavily drunken makes a scene, stating that he will fall from there(top floor of the hotel) to the swimming pool at ground and finally made it. While returning to chennai, Nanda's car engine gets seized due to the sudden brake made in order to avoid collision with another car driven by arrogant drunken youngsters. Prasanna who drove alone to chennai lifts Nanda in his car. They both get introduced and they identified both of them had many differences in opinion. They both shared their tragedies stories of their life while traveling. Nanda tells him about his unloving wife Indhu ([[Nikita Thukral]]), and his post maritial love Lavanya ([[Haripriya]]). He states he lives in a situation that he uncomfortably living adjusted life with his wife. Then, Arjun tells Nanda about his materialistic father Devarajan ( [[Jayaprakash]]), a famous industrialist and business magnet asking him to continue his business and follow his ideas even though he don't like it. Moreover tragedy occurs when Devarajan raped Arjun's lady love Linda ([[Suma Bhattacharya]]), who worked in Devarajan's office. Linda suicides as her Chastity destroyed by her predicted future father-in-law. Arjun lives life in shadow of his father to keep promise of his love that made before she dies. After some time of traveling both of them met the youngsters,whom are responsible for Nanda's car seize in a motel. Arjun initiates a fight with them and Nanda joins to help Arjun. Finally while they escape in their car, both of them chases and made the exact thing happened to Nanda's car. Afterwards while approaching the destination of their journey Arjun explains Nanda his exclusive idea of solving both of their problems by criss cross manner. Plan states as Arjun killing Nanda's wife and Nanda killing Arjun's father and he explains none can't find out murder as Arjun and Nanda are strangers and no intention of a kill can be drawn by police and others. Arjun explains as both of them are strangers and if he kills Nanda's wife in a situation of accident turned death while Nanda is offically engaged in other place no trace can occur. Nanda immediately denies the deal and went off. In a week's daily routine Nanda feels something good and approvalable idea of Arjun as the only problem in his life is his Wife. After a week's time his wife met an accident in highway and dead on the spot. On the next day Arjun came to Nanda's home and depicts how he creates the accident and how he found out Indhu is unfaithful to Nanda by having a affair with her colleague named Gowtham. Arjun asks Nanda to complete the remaining part by murdering his dad and also explains he had a plan. Now onwards both of them meet frequently at locations where none cant see them together and both of them are officially unconnected strangers to the world. Nanda explains he can't murder anyone. Arjun forces him by telling his dad is a evil human and only way for his happy life is to kill him. Mean while a relative of Indhu, a policeman suspects Nanda laid a plan and executed Indhu's accident by a hit man as Nanda started living together with his love and living happily. This issue causes Policeman become the next target of Arjun. Arjun kills him and news states that the police man is killed due to leak of electric pulse in his home. Nanda now thinks and understood Arjun is already highly engaged in the deal and he won't stop till he accepts it. So he agreed to murder his dad and he convinced himself that he is murdering only a evil and not a good guy. Arjun promotes the plan to Nanda and left out of the city for recording he is unavailable while the incident occurs. Nanda follows Devarajan to execute the plan and found out Devarajan is a good and kind human thus withdraws his murder plan. Next day arjun calls him and asks why he failed and asks we should meet. In the shopping mall they are about to met Nanda saw his lover's friend and she casually explains the evil nature of Arjun as she saw him there. She explains the incident of how Arjun says break up to Linda and thus she commits suicide. Nanda understood Arjun had played a self heroic story to him and how he betrayed him. Nanda explains Arjun that he won't do anything for him as he knows the truth and asks to get far away from him forever. Arjun went off telling that accidents can happen to anyone in future. Nanda believes Arjun is highly certain about what he told and thus started caring more for his love Lavanya's safety. Lavanya confused about what happened to Nanda and thought that he had gone mad. Arjun hears Lavanya telling about Nanda to her friend and threatens Nanda that he is still active and he can kill lavanya too. Nanda finally makes his decision and told arjun that he is ready for the murder of Devarajan. Arjun laid his plan and went to bangalore. Nanda cracks into bangalore hotel where Arjun stays and tell him that he is going to kill you rather than his dad. Arjun fights back and at the end arjun falls from the roof to the bottom near the swimming pool where he dives in while the film begins. Hotel authorities report the case as drunkard jump from roof unconsciously as its his habit.He dies at the spot and Nanda is satisfied that he dont need to pull the trigger to kill him as he planned.


  • Cheran as Nanda
  • Prasanna as Arjun Devarajan
  • Haripriya as Lavanya
  • Nikita Thukral as Indhu
  • Suma Bhattacharya as Linda
  • Jayaprakash as Devarajan
  • Prathap Pothan
  • Neelima Rani as Anitha
  • Mukti Mohan in a special appearance


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