Kalavani Mappillai (Eng: Thieving son-in-law) is a 2018 Tamil comedy film, directed by Gandhi Manivasagam. Featuring Attakathi Dinesh and Adhiti Menon in leading role, The film production began in 15 February 2018 and was released on 6 November 2018 with mixed reviews.
We get a childhood rivalry between Deva (Dinesh uncomfortable) and Villangam (Ramdoss, underutilised), a hastily built romance between Deva and Thulasi (Adhiti Menon), a back story for why Thulasi’s mother Rajeswari (Devayani, with a lousy hairdo) wants a son-in-law who can drive, a henpecked husband (Anandaraj, who takes on the responsibility of making us laugh), a comic character Vanagamoodi (Rajendran, in an underwritten role) who could expose Deva’s lies ..
Directed by Gandhi Manivasagam
Produced by Rajeshwari Manivasagam & Gandhi Manivasagam
Starring Dinesh, Adhiti Menon, Anandaraj, Devayani
Music by N. R. Raghunanthan
Cinematography Saravanan Abimanyu
Edited by Pon Kathiresh
Production Rajapushpa Pictures
Release date 6 November 2018
Running time 120 minutes