This week in Super Hit Friday, let's take a closer look at Ramana, a blockbuster starring Vijayakanth. Directed by A R Murugadoss, the movie spoke against corruption in a different way winning the appreciation of the masses. What more, it helped Vijayakanth win hearts of many and facilitated his political entry.
It was Murugadoss' second film after Dheena. It had a loud message. Vijayakanth played a professor Ramana. Ramana heads a secret force that eliminates corruption from society. They kidnap fifteen most corrupt employees from each government department and kill the most unscrupulous one. The movie spoke strongly against corruption. It had razor sharp dialogues. A hospital scene where a dead man would given treatment for money was a huge hit.
Simran was part of the movie. ilayaraja's music was another highlight.Ramana had action, message and feel-good moments. It was successfully remade in Telugu as Tagore by VV Vinayak starring Chiranjeevi. 17 years had gone since it's release, but it is still admired and adored by all. With Murugadoss is busy with Rajinikanth's Darbar, fans expect a Ramana kind of movie this time.