Jarugandi (Eng: Move forward) is a 2018 Indian Tamil language action black comedy film written and directed by A. N. Pitchumani and co-produced by Nithin Sathya and Badri Kasthuri. The film features Jai, Reba Monica John, and Amit Tiwari in the lead roles. The production of this film started in late 2017. The film released on 26 October and was an below average at the box office.
Quite annoyed with the troubles of living the life of a lower middle-class person, Sathya (Jai) decides to go to any extent to make money to run his family. Along with his friend Paari (Daniel Annie Pope), he meets Samuel (Ilavarasu), who promises to provide him money if he can forge documents. Sathya and Paari open a travel company and start dreaming of a happy life. However, a cop (Bose Venkat) who knows about the fake documents threatens to put them in jail if they fail to arrange a sum of ₹10 lakh in two days. Sathya sends his family away and starts searching for money with Paari. Gajendran (Robo Shankar), a rich man who is madly in love with Keerthy (Reba Monica John), offers to give them the money if they help him succeed in his romance. However, circumstances force Sathya to kidnap Keerthy, which earns him the wrath of a human trafficking group led by a gangster (Amit Tiwari).
Directed by A. N. Pitchumani
Produced by Badri Kasthuri & Nithin Sathya
Written by A. N. Pitchumani
Starring Jai, Reba Monica John, Amit Tiwari
Music by Bobo Shashi
Cinematography R. D. Rajasekhar
Edited by Praveen K. L.
Production Shraddha Entertainment & Shvedh Group
Release date 26 October 2018