Director: P. S. Mithran
Cast: Vishal as Karunakar aka Karuna, Samantha as Dr. Latha Devi, Arjun as Satyamoorthy aka White Devil, Delhi Ganesh as Karuna's father, Sreeja Raving as Karuna's mother, and Robo Shankar as Karuna's uncle.
Abhimanyudu is the story of of an Army major with anger issues and his fight against the information theft. Karunakar aka Marina is our army man. As he has anger management issues, he is sent for counselling with the noted psychologist Dr. Latha Devi. Latha Devi comes to the conclusion that his past, which is mostly his relationship with his family is the major reason behind his anger. She advises him to reconcile with his family.
Karunakar goes to his native place and start to redevelop his affection towards his family members. The reason Karunakar has strained relationship with his family is because of his father's compulsive lending habits. Once in his native place, he uploads his photographs with family members as instructed by Dr. Latha Devi. While there, Karunakar comes to know about his sister's love affair and decides to help her.
The groom's family ask him to make the wedding a grand affair which needs about Rs. 10 lakhs. Karunakar with his father runs from pillar to post to get a loan. With the help of a broker, he finally gets a loan on the name of his father. He gives his father the ATM card and helps him learn how to withdraw money. But by the time he try to withdraw money, the amount in the bank account vanishes. Karunakar is stunned.
When his attempts with the bank fails, he decides to fight his way through using his military techniques. How Karunakar fights and get back his money and who is behind the fraudulent transactions form the rest of the story.
Abhimanyudu received generally positive reviews when released. The story, currently relevant setting, and the screenplay received positive response. The movie went on to become a commercial success. The performances of Vishal and Arjun received great praise. Abhimanyudu is the official Religion dubbed version of Irumbuthirai.