Manal Naharam is a 2015 Tamil language movie written and produced by M.I.Vasanthkumar and directed by Oru Thalai Ragam Shankar starring Prajin Padmanabhan, Gautham Krishna, Thanishka, Varuna Shetty, Vinod Kumar (VK), Jaise Jose, Jijesh Menon and Shankar himself.
The film, a bi-lingual, has been made in Malayalam language as Sand City has been released on 2 January 2015 with positive response, while Manal Naharam was released on 27 February 2015 with highly positive reviews.
Manal Naharam explores the lives and predicaments experienced by people who go from India to the Arab countries for better dream and fortunes, leaving behind their trusted kith and kin. The story takes place in Dubai. The movie also deals with friendship as well as romance.
Mansur (Prajin), a sales commission agent in Dubai is in love with Poornima (Tanishka), a waitress at a restaurant. Anand (Gautham) is in search of a job, is loved by Nisha (Varuna Shetty), the daughter of business tycoon Ibrahim Rabbani (Shankar) and James (Jaise Jose), the third person in the group, gets into trouble that complicates things for all. The climax reveals whether the love succeeds all odds.
Directed by Oru Thalai Ragam Shankar
Produced by M.I.Vasanthkumar
Written by M.I.Vasanthkumar
Story by Muraliraman & R.Velumani (Dialogues)
Starring Prajin, Gautham Krishna, Thanishka, Varuna Shetty, Vinod Kumar (VK), Jaise Jose, Dubai kannan
Music by Rinil Gowtham
Release dates 27 February 2015
Running time 127 minutes
Country India India