Pulikkuthi Pandi is a 2021 Indian Tamil-language action drama television film produced, written and directed by M. Muthaiah. The film stars Vikram Prabhu, Lakshmi Menon and Singampuli, with Samuthrakani, R.K. Suresh, Vela Ramamoorthy and Sujatha Sivakumar in supporting roles. The music for the film is composed by N. R. Raghunanthan. It was released as a television premiere directly via Sun TV on 15 January 2021 coinciding with Pongal and the birthday of Vikram Prabhu. This film received mixed to positive reviews from audience as well as critics. Lakshmi Menon received particular praise for her performance and role by the audience.
Pandi (Vikram Prabhu), an orphan, is a ruffian who has close to 20 petty crime cases registered under his name in a police station. After meeting Pechi (Lakshmi Menon), he decides to be a responsible and sane man as he falls head over heels for her. Though he was ready to mend his ways, fate had other plans for him. He locks horns with Sannasi (Vela Ramamoorthy), a ruthless loan shark, after the latter misbehaves with Pechi and her father. How Pandi, Pechi and her relatives face the wrath of Sannasi and his sons forms the rest of the story.And Pandi dies by being beheaded by Sannasi’s son and the rest of the story is about Pechi and his loved ones killing Sannasi and his family and that is where the story ends.
Written by M. Muthaiah
Directed by M. Muthaiah
Starring Vikram Prabhu, Lakshmi Menon
Music by N. R. Raghunanthan
Producers Kalanithi Maran & M. Muthaiah
Cinematography R. Velraj
Editor Venkat Rajen
Running time 145 minutes
Production M Studios & Sun Entertainment
Distributor Sun TV & Sun NXT