Synopsis: When Karthik is given a task by his producer to come up with a gripping gangster flick infested with heavy dosage of violence, he focuses on Sethu, a ruthless gangster surrounded by quirky yet scary henchmen. Karthik discreetly tries his best to find out about Sethu to develop a film script, but fails miserably in all his attempts. However when he finally gets the chance to gain an insight into Sethu's life, disaster strikes as he gets caught in the mêlée following the discovery of a mole within Sethu's gang.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director(s): Karthik Subbaraj
Production: Five Star Films
  4 wins & 6 nominations.
171 min

Welcome sir

Come, we were just waiting for you

Karthik has sent you a gift

It's over, he's dead

'A few months before...'

Hello, I'm out...

I'm coming in

Hi viewers, welcome back to

'Start Camera, Action'

Now we are in the semi-final round,

and things have gotten tougher

because every contestant

have created...

...an unique short film of its kind

on a specific genre

Just before the Ad-break

We all enjoyed watching the short film

directed by our contestant Karthik

Hey, where the hell you've been?

Quick, walk fast

Don't stop, keep walking

Keep moving man!

Before the Ad-break we

watched your short film

We have got 4 contestants in

this exciting semifinals

And only three of them

can reach the finals

One of the contestants

has to be eliminated

So Karthik, how are you

feeling at this moment?

Alright! I believe you are bit tensed

Let's listen to the comments about

your film from our 2 esteemed judges

National award winning director

- Mr Mukhil

Blueberry Productions producer

- Mr Sundar

Mukhil sir, your comments

on Karthik's film

Rubbish movie

'Cold Heart'

Sundar sir, your comments please

Out of all the films I watched here,

This is the best!

It may look rubbish for

the experienced director,

But for my eyes it looks great

This film is the best

Because of producers like you,

Our cinema industry is on it's downfall

Because of directors like you...

commenting every movie as rubbish

is the reason for it's downfall

But I'm not a fool like you

I'm a fool to produce your movie

Didn't you beg me

to make a movie?

You keep quiet

- Did I knock at your door for a chance?

- If talks anymore, you'll get my swears

Sir, please let's talk and sort it out

Sir, I didn't mean that way

Wait for a while, sir

He's getting sacred of me

How dare him call me a fool

Why the hell did you invite me?

- Sir...

- Shut up

Shut the camera!

Sir, let's adjust and finish it off

This argument is more than enough for

them to show case for 10 episodes

Why should I do this?

You know very well

that he is an idiot

Then why did you invite such an idiot?

That lunatic is calling me a fool...

You know very well

that he is an idiot

Then why did you invite such an idiot?

If you can give your judgment,

we can wrap up the show

Don't irritate me

I came here because your boss invited me

But you insulted very well

Ask him to tell the judgment

If you can give your judgment,

we can wrap up the show

I'll give my judgment, but make sure you

don't telecast the argument we had earlier

No sir! We won't

Please come in

I wont speak one more word

Sir, just come on to the stage,

we'll take care of the rest

Let's finish it off and leave

We have reached the end

of this semi-final round...

...3 of the contestants here

would move on to the finals

And the winner would be given a

chance to direct a feature film

Our judges will now announce the results

Let him announce

Mukhil sir, who is gonna

be eliminated today?

Given an option I would

eliminate all 4 of them

But as the situation demands

just one elimination...


...I reject you

Winning is just not about being

acclaimed by critic or reaching the finals

It's about making a profit

That is why we, producers, only can

determine the winning formula

I am telling right away,

I am gonna produce his film

Karthik, come by my office

tomorrow and collect your advance

I will produce your film

Idiotic semi-finals

Nonsense judgement

From today you are

a feature film director

It has been a big day

Today on our stage we got

a producer for Karthik's debut film

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Karthik Subbaraj

Karthik Subbaraj is an Indian film director, writer and producer. He made the short film "Kaatchipizhai" in Madurai, which was selected for Nalaya Iyakunar (a TV competition for short films). He then went on to make other films and released the 2012 low-budget thriller Pizza which was a commercial success. He won the Best Debutante Director in 2013 at SIMA awards His film Jigarthanda, which deals with the Madurai underworld, was released in September 2014 and received critical acclaim..The film starred Siddharth, Lakshmi Menon, Bobby Simha and Karunakaran. more…

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