Vaaranam Aayiram

Vaaranam Aayiram (English: Thousand Elephants) is a 2008 Tamil romantic drama written and directed by Gautham Menon. Suriya plays dual lead roles, with Simran Bagga, Sameera Reddy and Divya Spandana. The film had been under production since late 2006, and was released worldwide on November 14, 2008. It was dubbed and released in Telugu as Surya s/o Krishnan.

The film illustrates the theme of how a father often came across his son's life as a hero and inspiration, whose death was deeply mourned in the end. As a tribute to the father of the director, the film opened in several countries with critical acclaim. The film was produced by Venu Ravichandran and has musical score by Harris Jayaraj, making Vaaranam Aayiram his final project with Gautham Menon before the formal break-up of their partnership. It won many awards including the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil. Vaaranam Aayiram is one of the biggest blockbusters in Suriya's film career.

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