Pandian is a 1992 Tamil language movie directed by Tamil director SP. Muthuraman. It stars Rajinikanth, Kushboo, Janagaraj and Jayasudha in the lead roles. It was released on 25 October 1992 as one among Deepavali release. Its music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja. The film was a remake of the Kannada film “Bombay Dada.” starring Tiger Prabhakar, Vani Vishwanath, Vajramuni and Lakshmi. Prabhakar, the director and hero of the Kannada film, portrayed the negative role in the Tamil version. The film was dubbed in Hindi in 1998 as “Kanoon Ka Khiladi.” The film received predominantly negative reviews and performed average at the box office. It got a huge competition from Kamalhaasan’s “Devar Magan” and managed to run 100 days.
The film is about Pandian (Rajinikanth) who wants to avenge his sister’s (Jaysudha) husband’s ( Charan Raj) death. He joins the murderer’s gang, and how he takes revenge forms the crux of “Pandian”. Then the gang came to known as Pandiyan made undercover operation, Pandiyan was a police officer, then rest of the story deals with how pandiyan caught the culprit, with style approach of Pandiyan.
Directed by SP. Muthuraman
Produced by SP. Muthuraman
Written by Panju Arunachalam
Starring Rajinikanth, Khushboo, Jayasudha, Janagaraj, Tiger Prabhakar, Charan Raj, Rocky
Music by Ilaiyaraaja & Karthik Raja
Cinematography T. S. Vinayagam
Edited by R. Vittal
Production Visaalam Productions
Distributed by Visaalam Productions
Release dates 25 October 1992