Irumbu Thirai Story
Director: P. S. Mithran
Cast: Vishal as Major Kathiravan, Samantha Akkineni as Dr. Rathi Devi, Arjun Sarja as Satyamoorty aka The White Devil, Delhi Ganesh as Rangasamy (Kathir's father), and Robo Shankar as Kathiravan's uncle.
Irumbu Thirai is the story of everyone who faces online fraud right from information theft to loss of funds in bank accounts. One such person is Kathiravan. Kathiravan is a Major in the Indian Army. While taking the help of Dr. Rathi Devi, he was suggested to reconcile with his family. She asks him to upload a picture a day with his father on his social media page.
Kathiravan didn't maintain a proper relationship with his father because of his (father's) compulsive habit of borrowing from others. Kathiravan's sister thinks Kathir is irresponsible towards the family. But on the suggestion of Rathi, he goes to his village and tries to mend his relationship with his father. He also comes to know that his sister's love affair. Though she asked him not to interfere in her life, he talks to the boy's parents who come up with the condition that he must bear all the wedding expenses.
For that, he needs about Rs. 10 lakhs. He tries to get a loan from various banks but fails. Then an uncle of his advises him to take his father to the banks and try to get a loan on his name. After several failed attempts, he was pressured by his father to take the help of an agent who could help them by taking a commision. But when he finally receives the amount, he finds it was already withdrawn by another person. He doesn't even get a bank message about it.
After repeated consulting with the banks and finding similar things happened to others, Kathiravan decides to find who the person behind all these happenings. How he does that and if he gets his money back and who is behind all this form the rest of the story.
Irumbu Thirai was both a critical and commercial success. P. S. Mithran's direction and script were well received. The currently relevant subject matter and the amount of research he had done for the film were praised by one and all. Vishal and Arjun's performances received praise. The movie stands as the biggest hit in Vishal's career till date.
Irumbu Thirai Trailer