Kacheri Arambam (Eng: Performance Begins) is a 2010 Indian Tamil action comedy film directed by Thiraivannan, starring Jiiva and Poonam Bajwa in the lead roles, whilst, J. D. Chakravarthy plays a pivotal role. The film released on 19 March 2010 and received mostly negative reviews but became a successful venture.
The film begins at a journey in train where Paari (Jiiva) looks back at everything. Cut to the beginning, one remote village in Ramanathapuram. Paari is a do-gooder helping everyone in need. A magnanimous man, he gives anything and everything to others if they ask for. Promising his dad Vasu (Azhagam Perumal) to earn more, Paari sets out to Chennai. But he faces more challenges. He meets a young girl Madhi (Poonam Bajwa) and falls in love with her. Some goons also cause trouble for Paari. Meanwhile, Royapuram Sivamani (J D Chakravarthy), the dreaded but sophisticated don of the city is getting ready to marry Madhi. When the two stories meet, chaos ensue, it is now up to Paari and Sivamani to sort it out. Despite negative reviews, the film was welcomed with high expectations and became a hit.
Directed by Thiraivannan
Produced by R. B. Choudary
Written by Thiraivannan
Starring Jiiva, Poonam Bajwa, J. D. Chakravarthy, Vadivelu
Music by D. Imman
Cinematography Vaidy S
Edited by Jaishankar
Production Super Good Films
Distributed by Mayoorshan Yogaratnam
Release date 19 March 2010