Vetri (Success) is a 1984 Indian Tamil-language action crime film directed by S. A. Chandrasekhar. Vijayakanth play the lead role. The music is composed by Shankar-Ganesh. Vijay also plays a cameo role as a child artist, making it his first ever on-screen performance. The film was a remake of Kannada film Geluvu Nannade.
|Directed by||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|Produced by||P. S. Veerappa|
|Written by||S. N. Sundar|
|Edited by||Gautham Raju|
P. S. V. Pictures
|17 February 1984|
A student Vijay (Vijayakanth) loves challenges and goes to any limit to win them. with an agreement with Arun, he captures Shanti (Viji) in guest house for three days. After Raja (Arun) resigned from college by Professor Ramanajam (Venniradai Moorthy). Lalitha (Vijayalakshmi) goes to the teacher's house and gets raped, then commits suicide.
Appusami, Lalitha's brother (Y. G. Mahendra) asks his friend Vetri to kill the teacher at home, while Arun listens to their conversation and rejoins them shortly thereafter. Vetri asks Ramanajam to pretend to have killed him. Arun arrives and Vetri tells that Appusami asked him to kill for a challenge. Arun see is killed the teacher without anyone knowing it and escapes.
While Vetri is being prosecuted by the police, it is Arun's father, Dharmaraj (P. S. Veerappa) who reveals that he has killed. He is also wanted for many years by Vetri who killed his father (V. Gopalakrishnan). Vetri is accused in court, but he report that when he was a child (interpreted by Vijay), he denounced P. S. Veerappa as an attempt on his father but the judge did not act. Finally the supreme court released him and Vetri pardoned, went out released.
- Vijayakanth as Vijay
- Viji as Shanti
- Raja as Arun
- Vijay as Child artist Young Vijay (Special appearance)
- Y. G. Mahendra as Appusami
- Venniradai Moorthy as Professor Ramanajam
- S. S. Chandran
- Pandari Bai as Vijay's mother
- Vijayalakshmi as Lalitha
- Idichapuli Selvaraj
- Kullamani as Mani
- M. N. Nambiar as Commissionner Chandrasekharan
- P. S. Veerappa as Dharmaraj
- V. Gopalakrishnan as Vijay's father
|1||Oorengum||S. N. Surendar, Vani Jairam||04:10|
|2||Aathi Aathi||S. N. Surendar||04:26|
|3||Kaaval Purinthavan||S. N. Surendar, Vani Jairam||03:40|
|4||Munthaa Naa||Vani Jairam||04:40|
|5||Thai Mel Aanai||Malaysia Vasudevan||04:16|
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