Aavarampoo is a 1992 Tamil drama film directed by Bharathan. The film features Vineeth, Nandhini and Nassar in lead roles. The film, produced by K. R., had musical score by Ilaiyaraaja and was released on 5 June 1992. The film is a remake of the critical acclaimed 1980 Malayalam film Thakara.
Sakkarai (Vineeth) is a mentally ill boy and an orphan. Most of the villagers take advantage of his innocence. Sakkarai works under his chief Thevar (Nassar) who has two wives. After a dispute with his first wife Lakshmi (Valsara Menon), he got married to another woman (Sulakshana). Sakkarai develops a soft corner for Thevar’s daughter Thamarai (Nandhini). Aasari (Goundamani), who has been humiliated by Thamarai, brainwashes and manipulates Sakkarai. So Sakkarai has a physical relation with Thamarai. Later, Thevar finds out their relationship and beats the innocent Sakkarai. Later, Thevar arranges his daughter’s marriage with Senkodan, a drunkard. What transpires later forms the crux of the story.
Directed by Bharathan
Produced by K. R.
Written by Prasanna Kumar (Dialogues)
Screenplay by Padmarajan
Story by Padmarajan
Starring Vineeth, Nandhini, Nassar, Goundamani, Sulakshana, Valsara Menon, Anu Anand
Music by Ilaiyaraaja
Cinematography S. Kumar
Edited by B. Lenin & V. T. Vijayan
Production K. R. Enterprises
Release date 5 June 1992
Running time 125 minutes