Remo is a 2016 Indian Tamil romantic comedy film written and directed by Bakkiyaraj Kannan. It stars Sivakarthikeyan and Keerthy Suresh in the leading roles, while Sathish, K. S. Ravikumar and Saranya Ponvannan among others portray supporting roles. Featuring music composed by Anirudh Ravichander and cinematography by P. C. Sreeram, the film began production during October 2015 and released on 7 October 2016.
Siva is a theatre actor whose aim is to become a huge film star like Rajinikanth. However, his only weakness is that he cannot act in romantic portions. Because of this, Siva is rejected by director K.S. Ravikumar in the audition of avvai shanmugi 2.
A dejected Siva meets Kavya and falls in love with her. He pursues her and on one day, he decides to propose to her. However, he gets heartbroken after seeing Kavya’s betrothal to a doctor from London.
He decides to move on. The next day, he shaves his beard and gets a lady makeover and goes to K.S. Ravikumar’s audition as a nurse. However, he fails this time around due to the trauma of what happened to him yesterday. While travelling in a bus, he once again meets Kavya. This time, she talks to him, thinking of him as a nurse and offers him a job in her hospital.
Siva introduces himself as Regina Motwani aka ReMo and starts work in Kavya’s hospital.
Remo helps Kavya to take care of a orphan child named Nancy, who had yet to go through an operation. Remo slowly becomes Nancy’s friend and also promises to show her a magic trick that no one else could do.
Meanwhile, Siva comes as himself and proposes his love on her birthday, not revealing that he was also remo, and soon gets close with Kavya. They start dating, despite the fact that Kavya was already betrothed as she secretly falls in love with Siva.
One day, the doctor that Kavya was betrothed to gets a job offer in London, therefore the family deciding that their wedding shall be shifted from the next month to the next day. A shocked Kavya tries to reject and forget Siva, but is unable to do so as she does not truly love the man she is betrothed to, but realises that she is in love with Siva.
Kavya tells the in-laws and her father the truth and her father chases her out of the house. She then calls Remo to console her and she reveals that she loves Siva. Just then, an angry husband-to-be arrives and remo runs away and Siva saves Kavya. After the fight, remo receives a call saying that Nancy is in a serious condition. Remo and Kavya go to the hospital where Nancy asks remo to do the big magic trick she promised she would do, who hesitates due to the presence of Kavya. It is then revealed that Reno told Nancy that she would transform into a boy. After further begging, remo does the trick as Kavya cries and runs out of the room. Siva tries his best to console her and explains why he did so.
Months later, Siva follows Kavya once again, this time as a grandfather. But his disguise messes up as he travels with Kavya in a bus. Kavya finally admits her love himself.
Directed by Bakkiyaraj Kannan
Produced by R. D. Raja
Written by Bakkiyaraj Kannan
Starring Sivakarthikeyan, Keerthy Suresh
Narrated by S. J. Suryah
Music by Anirudh Ravichander
Cinematography P. C. Sreeram (Additional cinematography) Sathyan Sooryan, M. S. Vivekanand
Edited by Ruben
Production 24AM Studios
Distributed by 24AM Studios
Release dates 7 October 2016
Running time 144 minutes