4 Students is a 2004 Malayalam / Tamil movie in the category of a vigilante thriller film directed by Jayaraj. Bharath, Gopika, Benny Dayal, Kishore, PadmaKumar, Narain, Sharwanand replacing Arun in Telugu and Pranathi played the lead role. The music of the film was trendsetting and most of the songs were chartbusters. The film was an unexpected critical and commercial success and recorded as Blockbuster at the box-office after comparison with its budget and gross.
Vivek (Bharath), Aravind (Arun), Eshwar (Arjun Bose) and Shafeek (Padma Kumar) are four angry engineering students who cannot stand the corruption in society. They take the law into their own hands and form the secretive clique called 4 The People (their dress code is black and everything about them is black) that takes out corrupt officials. They have a website where the public can lodge their complaints. Soon, the police are on their track. A young cop Rajan Mathew (Narain) is in hot pursuit of the gang. In a racy climax, the foursome attempts to kill the minister, but fails. Seeing the brutality of the police, the students come to the support of the foursome. One of the students kills the minister and is joined by three more of them. They escape due to the support of students. The revolution continues.
Directed by Jayaraj
Written by Jayaraj & Dr. Iqbal Kuttippuram
Starring Bharath, Gopika, Narain
Music by Jassie Gift
Cinematography R. D. Rajasekhar
Edited by Anthony
Release date 20 February 2004
Running time 136 minutes
Language Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu