Kanni Maadam is a 2020 Tamil language romantic drama film directed by Bose Venkat in his directorial debut. The film stars newcomers Sriram Karthik, Chaya Devi, and Vishnu in the lead roles.
Kanni Maadam narrates the tale of a Madurai-based couple who runs for their life to Chennai as the relatives of the boy are quite enraged by their act. When both of them start a new life slowly and steadily, a tragedy hits them in the form of a road accident. Malar (Saya Devi) takes quite some time to come to terms with Kathir’s (Vishnu) demise, but struggles hard to come up in life when she realizes that she is going to be a mother. Two auto rickshaw drivers, who live nearby her home, come he her rescue (Sreeram and Murugadoss). How she faces various challenges from different quarters form the rest of the story.
The film showcases the agony faced by those who suffer because of caste pride realistically. The positive aspect of the film is the performance by the actors, especially the female lead, essayed by Chaya Devi.
Directed by Bose Venkat
Produced by Muhammed Hasheer
Written by Bose Venkat
Starring Sriram Karthik, Chaya Devi, Vishnu
Music by Hari Sai
Cinematography Iniyan J Harish
Edited by Rishal Jaini
Production Rooby Films
Release date 21 February 2020