Ezhumin is a 2018 South Indian martial arts film which primarily focused on the importance of martial arts and self-defense. This film is written and directed by V.P. Viji, who also produced this film under his own production company, Vaiyam Mediyas. The film was released on October 18, 2018, and planning to release simultaneously in Telugu and Malayalam on the same date.
This film stars Vivek and Devayani in the lead roles. The film’s music was composed by debutant Ganesh Chandrasekaran with the film’s background score composed by Srikanth Deva.
Director conducted audition in AVM for all martial arts students from Tamil Nadu and Selected 5 children Champions in Kung Fu, Karate, Silambam, Gymnastic and Kick Boxing among 1500 students. Selected candidates have won various prizes in District, State, and National Level tournaments. Director has got a strong point to create awareness about Self Defence as nowadays there are much sexual harassment, abuses etc for kids and women.
The director succeeded in convincing Vivek to play the character of Vishwanathan, while he cast the Devayani as the female lead opposite as his wife for the first time. Their character has been portrayed as a wealthy family who lives for their son Arjun. In addition, Azhagam Perumal has been roped for a negative shade character, whereas Rishi Attu fame will be doing a villain role. Porali Dileepan, Pasanga Sivakumar, Vijay Anand, Subageetha, Latha Rao, V.P. Viji, Chitra as parents for all other children.
Directed by V.P. Viji
Produced by V.P. Viji
Written by V.P. Viji
Starring Vivek, Devayani, Azhagam Perumal, Prem, Raghavan Umasrinivasan
Music by Ganesh Chandrasekaran
Cinematography Gopi Jagadeeshwaran
Edited by Karthik Ram
Production Vaiyam Mediyas
Release date October 18, 2018
Running time 109 minutes