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|Directed by||R. N. R. Manohar|
AGS Entertainment |
M. S. Baskar
|Music by||D. Imman|
|Distributed by||Sun Pictures|
|Budget||₹4 crore (equivalent to ₹6.4 crore or US$950,000 in 2017)|
|Box office||₹22 crore (equivalent to ₹35 crore or US$5.2 million in 2017)|
Masi (Nakul) is an orphan living in a lower middle class colony. With a heart of gold, he is a popular guy who takes up local issues, fights for them and is considered as a rowdy by those who don’t know him. Enter the heroine Divya (Sunaina), a rich upper middle class girl who is a dance instructor and with whom Masi falls in love at the first sight. But Divya shows aversion to his rowdisam and gets offended with his proposal. Masi doesn’t lose heart and attempts to win Divya's family by being a goody boy and dons another name, Mani. Except Divya, all are aware that both Mani and Masi is one person. Later when Divya finds out the truth, she gets into dilemma as whom she has to choose.
Bhoopathy (Pawan), the local corrupt Sub Inspector who is also behind Divya, is determined to flop the hero’s plans and seeks to uncover his disguise of Mani. He is always on look out to prove that Mani is none other than Masi, the rowdy. How Mani wins over Divya against all odds serves as the climax of the movie.
- Nakul as Maasilamani, a well known do-gooder who falls in love with Divya.
- Sunaina as Divya, a dancer, who abhors Maasi's aggressive ways.
- Pawan as Bhupathi, a new police officer who wants to marry Divya but hates Maasi.
- Santhanam as Pazhani, Maasi's friend.
- Srinath as Kathir, Maasi's friend.
- M. S. Bhaskar as Coma Ramaswamy
- Delhi Ganesh
- Raj Kapoor
- Santhana Bharathi
- KVM Kannan
- Tatineni Rajeshwari
- Meera Krishnan
- T. K. Kala
- V. Mahadevan
- Rajendranath as Inspector of Police
The first photo of the film was released on January 8, 2009. The Marketing was led by a team from India. The promotional activity led to the success of the movie and it was appreciated by Marimuthu in the event E Entrepreneurship Workshop at Kamalam College of Arts and Science. Manohar, the writer of the movie, felicitated the event.
|Maasilamani:The Official Motion Picture Soundtrack|
|1||Chikku Chikku Boom Boom||Keerthi Sagathia, Feji, Baby Harini||Viveka|
|2||Dora Dora||Balram, Kalyani||Pa. Vijay|
|3||Nacka Romba Nacka||Benny Dayal, Rita||Na. Muthukumar|
|4||O Divya O Divya||Shaan||Pa. Vijay|
|5||Odi Odi Vilayada||Mukesh, SuVi, Emcee Jesz||Na. Muthukumar|
Behindwoods wrote "Masilamani gives you an instant hangover of having watched too many movies over a very short period of time. The script feels like a medley-mash of movies released over the past decade. And it wouldn’t be possible for us name each of them since the list runs to pages." Indiaglitz wrote "As said old wine in new bottle, SUN Pictures' 'Masilamani' definitely adheres to this quote. The movie reflects a mix of several masala flicks with a dash of refinement."
Maasilamani was a commercial success at the box office grossing $2 million.
- Logesh, Kumar. "E Entrepreneurship Workshop – 2015". INFOZUB. Retrieved 2016-04-09.
- "Masilamani — Tamil Top Ten Movies". Behindwoods.com. 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2015.