Jiivi (Eng: Intelligent) is a 2019 Indian Tamil-language thriller film directed by V. J. Gopinath and written by Babu Tamizh. Jointly produced by M. Vellapandian, Sudalaikan Vellapandian and Subramanian Vellapandian. The film stars Vetri in the lead role, alongside an ensemble cast including Karunakaran, Monica Chinnakotla, Rohini, Ashwini Chandrashekar and Mime Gopi. The soundtrack album and background score was composed by K. S. Sundaramurthy, while art work, production controlling, executive production, line production were handled by Vairabalan, S. Nagarajan, Vivin S. R. and I. B. Karthikeyan, respectively. The film released on 28 June 2019 and was successful venture.
Saravanan (Vetri) comes to Chennai from a small village in Madurai and works in a juice cum tea stall where Mani (Karunakaran) is the tea master. He is not literate but has gained a lot of knowledge through reading though belonging to a lower middle-class family. Saravanan’s lover Anandhi (Monica Chinnakotla) jilts him citing his meagre existence, which pushes him into depression. He decides to rob jewels from his house owner Sivagami (Rohini), who considers him a brother. The young man then uses all the intelligence that he has picked up over the years to perfectly plan and execute the crime and also frames a neighbour who he does not like.
Directed by V. J. Gopinath
Produced by M. Vellapandian, Sudalaikan Vellapandian & Subramanian Vellapandian
Written by Babu Tamizh
Screenplay by Babu Tamizh & V. J. Gopinath
Story by Babu Tamizh
Starring Vetri, Monica Chinnakotla, Karunakaran, Rohini, Mime Gopi, Ashwini Chandrashekar
Music by K. S. Sundaramurthy
Cinematography Praveen Kumar
Edited by Praveen K. L.
Production Vetrivel Saravana Cinemas & Big Print Production
Release date 28 June 2019