Zhagaram is a 2019 Indian Tamil-language adventure thriller film directed by debutant director Krish. Starring Nandha Durairaj in the lead role, the film is an adaption of Kava Kamz’s Tamil fiction novel, Project AK. The film has been titled after Zha, one of the most popular and peculiar letters in the Tamil language. Featuring music composed by Dharan Kumar, the film also stars Eden Kuriakose as the female lead, and has been produced with a budget of ₹10 Lakh. The film was released theatrically on 12 April 2019.
The film follows Akhil, a young man who decides to uncover the mystery behind a treasure after he discovers clues left by his grandfather, an archaeologist who was himself on the trail of this treasure. Accompanied by his friends, Akhil embarks on a treasure hunt that leads them to places like Mahabalipuram, Thanjavur and Coimbatore, while another group after the same treasure attempts to prevent them from discovering it.
Directed by Krish
Written by Kava Kamz, Krish
Starring Nandha Durairaj, Eden Kuriakosse, Meenesh Krishnaa, Vishnu Bharath, Zahagaram Chandra Mohan
Music by Dharan Kumar
Edited by Venkat Lakshmanan
Release date 12 April 2019
Running time 112 minutes