Peechankai (Eng: Left Hand) is a 2017 Indian Tamil dark comedy film written and directed by Ashok .It became the first Indian film to deal with a rare disease of alien hand syndrome as its main plot point. It starred R. S. Karthik (Actor) in the lead role while M. S. Bhaskar, KSG Venkatesh, Anjali Rao and Vivek Prasanna played other pivotal roles. Featuring music composed by Balamurali Balu and cinematography by Gautham Rajendran, the film was co-produced PG Media Works and had a theatrical release on 15 June 2017.
Smoodhu is a famous left handed pickpocket and he operates along with his gang Reeta and Ravi in Chennai City. He is a pick pocket with some ethics but a sudden accident causes him to suffer a brain injury which results in a rare syndrome AHS (Alien Hand Syndrome). His left hand stops obeying his command and it gets mind of its own.It becomes his moral self stopping him from doing wrong things He needs 3 Lakh rupees to cure his condition so he takes up an assignment from a Team of Gangsters to steal a Mobile phone of a Politician. What happens next is a series of Mis Hap Comedies Caused by his Alien Hand which atlast Triumphs over the evil forces (the Politician and Gangsters).
Directed by Ashok
Produced by R. S. Karthik & P. G. Muthiah
Written by Ashok
Starring R. S. Karthik, Anjali Rao, M. S. Bhaskar, Vivek Prasanna
Music by Balamurali Balu
Cinematography Gautham Rajendran
Edited by Jomin Mathew
Production PG Media Works & KARSA Entertainment
Release date 15 June 2017
Running time 126 minutes