Azhagarsamiyin Kuthirai (Eng: Azhagarsami’s Horse) is a 2011 Tamil-language mystery dramedy film directed by Suseenthiran, based on the short story of the same name penned by writer Bhaskar Sakthi. The short story refer to Suseenthiran by co-director Lenin Bharati. it stars Appukutty and Saranya Mohan in lead and features music by Ilaiyaraaja. The film was initially reported to be jointy produced by Gautham Menon’s Photon Kathaas and Escape Artists Motion Pictures but was then produced by the latter only, while Cloud Nine Movies would distribute film. The film released on 12 May 2011 to very positive reviews.
The film was screened at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, becoming the second Tamil film to be screened there after Kannathil Muthamittal (2002). In 2012, the film was honored with two National Film Awards for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment and Best Supporting Actor for Appukutty.
Directed by Suseenthiran
Produced by P. Madhan
Written by Bhaskar Sakthi (story & dialogue)
Screenplay by Suseenthiran
Based on Azhagarsamiyin Kudhirai by Bhaskar Sakthi
Starring Appukutty, Saranya Mohan
Music by Ilaiyaraaja
Cinematography Theni Eashwar
Edited by Kasi Viswanathan
Production Escape Artists Motion Pictures
Distributed by Cloud Nine Movies
Release date 12 May 2011
Running time 122 minutes