Nanban is a 2012 Tamil comedy-drama film directed by Shankar.It is a remake of Rajkumar Hirani's 3 Idiots (2009),which itself was adapted from the novel Five Point Someone – What not to do at IIT! by hetan Bhagat.
featuring an ensemble cast that includes Vijay, Jiiva, Srikanth, Ileana D'Cruz, Sathyan and Sathyaraj. The plot of the film illustrates the embankment of two friends on a quest for a lost buddy, who was once an optimistic and successful student. On their journey, they recount their college life and special moments that the three shared up until their lost friend secretly parted ways after convocation.
Rajapattai is a 2011 Tamil action-masala film directed by Suseenthiran based on a story by Seenu Vasan. Featuring Vikram and Deeksha Seth in the lead roles and music composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja, the film is produced by Prasad V. Potluri's newly-launched PVP Cinema on a budget of 39 crore. The story revolves around the issue of land grabbing and how the protagonist becomes involved in it.
Poraali is an Indian Tamil film written and directed by Samuthirakani, starring M. Sasikumar in the lead role. The film, also featuring Telugu actors Allari Naresh and Swati, Vasundhara and Ganja Karuppu in pivotal roles, released on December 1st, 2011. Poraali illustrates an astute fighter who can take on a large, greedy group.
Ko (Translation: King) is a 2011 Indian Tamil political thriller film directed by K. V. Anand starring Jeeva, Ajmal Ameer, newcomer Karthika Nair and Piaa Bajpai. The film was released on 22 April 2011 to mostly positive reviews, and was dubbed into Telugu as Rangam as well. The film's plot outline is inspired from the 2009 film State of Play. It is to be remade in Hindi to be directed by Prakash Jha, tentatively called Satyagraha with Akshay Kumar depicting Jiiva's role and Katrina Kaif for Karthika's role.