Kootathil Oruthan (English: One Amongst The Crowd) is an Indian Tamil coming of age romantic comedy film, written and directed by T.J.Gnanavel. The film features Ashok Selvan and Priya Anand in the lead roles. Featuring music composed by Nivas Prasanna, This movie is produced by Dream Warrior Pictures and Ramaniyam Talkies. The film was released on 28 July 2017 with mixed reviews.
Arvind, an ordinary Joe who is not noticed by any, be it at home, school or among friends falls in love with Janani, a class topper and an all-rounder who excels in sports and extra-curricular activities. A loner by nature, he is smitten by Janani and in his quest to be closer to her, he even enrolls himself in the same college where she studies. She rejects him when he expresses his love for her. Kootathil Oruthan captures the journey of Arvind, an ordinary middle-bencher, and his travails after being rejected by the love of his life.
Directed by T J Gnanavel
Produced by S R Prakashbabu & S R Prabhu
Written by T J Gnanavel
Starring Ashok Selvan, Priya Anand, Samuthirakani, Anupama Kumar
Music by Nivas K Prasanna
Cinematography P K Varma
Edited by Leo John Paul
Production Ramaniyam Talkies
Distributed by Dream Warrior Pictures
Release date 28 July 2017
Running time 118 minutes