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A young girl is torn between an obsessive lover and a mild-mannered suitor.

Director:

Goutham Vasudev Menon (as Gautham Menon)

Writer:

Goutham Vasudev Menon (as Gautham Menon)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Madhavan ... Rajesh Subramaniam
Abbas ... Rajiv Samuel
Reema Sen ... Reena Joseph
Nagesh ... Subbuni (Grandfather)
Vivek ... Maddy's Sidekick
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
N. Krishna N. Krishna ... Lorry Driver
Vidharth ... Rajesh's classmate
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Storyline

Maddy (Madhavan) is a college hoodlum who has his first crush on Reena Joseph (Reema Sen), who unfortunately, is engaged to be married to Rajiv, an Indian engineer settled abroad. In an effort to gain her heart, Maddy impersonates Rajiv and gets close to Reena, aided by his grandfather (Nagesh) and his crooked sidekick (Vivek). However, the real Rajiv shows up, bringing a shocking end to Reena's romantic interlude. Written by Joyojeet Pal

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil | Telugu

Release Date:

18 February 2001 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Cheli See more »

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Trivia

Debut of composer Harris Jayaraj and director Gautam Menon, who goes on later to become one of the most successful director-composer combo in Kollywood See more »

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Remade as Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein (2001) See more »

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Maddy Maddy
Written by: Thamarai
Produced by: Harris Jayaraj
Performed by: Timmy and Karthik
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A great Movie
18 December 2004 | by sidhuSee all my reviews

The hero who is allergic to girls during the first few scenes.On a rainy night he sees a girl dancing in the rain and he sees her face when lightning strikes(minnal in tamil and hence the name).

He falls in love with her but he finds out that she is engaged to someone else and he pretends as her fiancée and makes her fall in love with him.

She finds out eventually and now has to choose between the two.

My favorite tamil movie and all the songs are great.

The song vaseegara is excellent with the vocals.

I would recommend this movie for people in their teens.


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