Dasavathaaram – 21 June 2009 at 3.30 P.M on Surya TV
Dasavathaaram Dubbed in Malayalam on This Sunday 21 June 2009 at 3.30 P.M on Surya TV
Dasavathaaram is a 2008 Tamil language Indian feature film directed by K. S. Ravikumar, who features alongside actor Kamal Haasan for the fourth time. In the film, Haasan appears in ten different roles, breaking the record for an actor’s portrayal of the most characters in any film. Asin Thottumkal appears in a dual role and Mallika Sherawat plays a subsidiary role in the film. Dasavathaaram, which had been under production since mid-2005, was produced and primarily distributed by Venu Ravichandran, who made the film with a budget of 60 crore Indian rupees. The soundtrack to the film is composed by Himesh Reshammiya, whilst Devi Sri Prasad composed the background score. Cinematoraphy and editing were conducted by Ravi Varman and Ashmith Kunder respectively, while Michael Westmore was the chief make-up artiste for the film.
The film revolves around bringing together the lives of several individuals during the week prior to the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami. Primarily, the story revolves around a research scientist who loses a biological weapon of mass destruction in the United States of America. The weapon is also sought by an ex-CIA officer for his own use. Thus begins a cat and mouse chase throughout several countries, as the scientist and the ex-CIA officer vie for the possession of the weapon. The proceedings are affected by several characters and their issues which disrupt the weapon from going to the hands of the ex-CIA officer. The story occurs within a week building up to the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami.