Alex Pandian is a 2013 Tamil action-masala movie written and directed by Suraj that features Karthi and Anushka Shetty in the lead roles, while Santhanam, Milind Soman, Suman, Prathap Pothen and Nikita Thukral among others play pivotal supporting roles. Devi Sri Prasad composed the music. It was released on 11 January 2013. The film’s dubbed Telugu version Bad Boy, trimmed up to 20 minutes, was released on 22 March in more than 300 theatres.The film was dubbed into Hindi as ” Alex Pandian”.
The film starts with Alex Pandian (Karthi) and Divya (Anushka Shetty) jumping off a train in an attempt to escape the goons who are seeking to kill them. Three days later, Alex enters Kaalayan’s (Santhanam) house with many comedy scenes. Meanwhile, Divya is receiving treatment whilst Alvin Martin (Milind Soman) and Dr. GKM (Suman) are in search for the two. Upon finding Alex and Divya, the goons chase them. Kaalayan demands to know who Divya is. It happens to be that Divya is the daughter of CM (Visu). Alex, a local thief, is asked to kidnap Divya for three days so that the CM would sign the papers which would allow Dr. GKM and Alvin Martin to distribute fake medicines with devastating side effects. Alex brings her and keeps her as a hostage in a forest. On the third day, as Alex is driving back, Divya explains the reason for why she was asked to be kidnapped and thus requests him to take her back to her father. Alex changes his mind and decides to save Divya. The film shifts back to the present and by now, Divya has fallen in love with Alex. As fate would have it, the goons arrive at their hiding place. The film ends with Alex killing the villains and reuniting with Divya.
Directed by Suraj
Produced by K. E. Gnanavelraja
Written by Suraj
Starring Karthi, Anushka Shetty, Santhanam, Milind Soman, Suman
Music by Devi Sri Prasad
Edited by Praveen K. L. & N. B. Srikanth
Production Studio Green
Distributed by Studio Green
Release dates 11 January 2013
Running time 162 minutes