Kalavu Thozhirchalai (Eng: Thieving Factory) is a 2017 Indian Tamil heist film written and directed by T. Krishnasamy. The film features Kathir and Kushi in the lead roles, with an ensemble cast of actors including Vamsi Krishna, Kalanjiyam and Renuka in pivotal roles. The film began production during 2013 and was released after several delays on 22 September 2017 to mixed reviews from critics.
An idol smuggler comes to a village to steal a Shiva idol worth 600 crores. The story begins with an international criminal (Vamsi Krishna) An idol smuggler comes to a village to steal a Ancient “Shiva” idol worth 600 crores.Who Is arriving at a village in Tanjore with the ulterior motive of smuggling the ancient Maragatha “Lingam” idol from “Marundeeswarar” Temple. He enters the temple in the pretext of a journalist who has come to research on temples. He takes the help of a local guy “Sweet Ravi” (Kathir) who is a smalltime thief who steals only “Pillayar” idols. Ravi wants to make big money and settle in life with his Fiancé “Vani”(Kushi a.k.a.Rebecca). So, he agrees to go hand-in-glove with ‘Ram/Sanjay’ and as per the latter’s plan, they steal the heavily guarded Lingam from the temple. Ravi gets his share of the spoils. Now The Ministery Know’S That The Idol Has Been Missing So He Filed A Complain In Police But Due To A Value Of Idol A “Government” Assigned A Case To Mr. Irfan (Kalanjium), a special police officer From The Special Task Force assigned to find the culprits. How he solves the case and brings them to books forms the rest.
Directed by T. Krishnasamy John
Produced by S. Ravishankar
Written by T. Krishnasamy
Starring Kathir, Kushi, Vamsi Krishna, Kalanjiyam, Renuka, Senthil
Music by Shyam Benjamin
Cinematography V. Thyagarajan
Edited by Yoga Bhaskar
Production MGK Movie Makers
Distributed by Venkeys Film International
Release date 22 September 2017
Running time 138 Minute