Director: A. R. Mrugadoss
Cast: Vijay as Sundar Ramaswamy, Keerthy Suresh as Nila, Varalakshmi Sarathkumar as Komalavalli aka Paapa, Yogi Babu as Kaushik (the guy who casted Sundar's vote), and Pala. Karuppiah as M. Masilamani (Paapa's father and former Chief Minister of the state)
Sarkar tells the story of a corporate monster Sundar Ramaswamy who finds his vote being cast by another person. Sundar is known for being a shrewd businessman who doesn’t hesitate to take hard decisions to clear things for him. It is these ruthless policies of his brought the nickname corporate monster. One day, during election time, he returns to India to cast his vote as a responsible citizen.
Sundar finds his vote is already cast by someone. Not someone to take things easily, he takes the issue to the election commission to get the elections annulled using an oblivious clause in the constitution. Around the same time, Sundar strikes a relationship with the younger sister of his sister in law. The elections being cancelled creates problems for the leading political party of the state whose leader Masilmani decides to make Sundar pay for his audacity.
But Sundar being Sundar understands that there are several people who have faced the same (votes being cast by others) and decides to take the matters into his hands. But that doesn’t go well with Masilmani and his gang. They retaliate by attaching him. How Sundar brings change in the corrupt system and if he wins the election form the rest of the story.
Sarkar received mixed to positive reviews from the critics by catered very well to the mass audience. Vijay’s performance and Murugadoss’ direction receives considerable acclaim. The film went on to gross more than Rs. 250 Cr. It is also the second consecutive film of Thalapathy Vijay to breach 200 crore mark. The movie ended up as a huge commercial success.