Mariyaan (Namibia: 2013)


Bharat Bala

Cast list

Dhanush: Maryan
Parvathi Menon: Panimalar
Salim Kumar: Thomayya
Appukutty: Sakkarai
Jagan: Sami
Ema Riyaz Khan: Seeli
Imman Annachi: Kuttyandi
Vinayakan: Theekkurissi


Writers: Ganapathy Bharat (screenplay & story), R.N. Joe D’Cruz (dialogue), Sriram Rajan (co-writer, screenplay)
Producers: Viswanathan Ravichandran Music: A.R. Rahman
Cinematography: Marc Konickx Film
Editing: Vivek Harshan Art
Direction: Sree K, Wikus Muller
Production Management: Hemant Arora, Nancy Nisa Beso
Sound Department: Shiva Kumar, Prathap, Vijay Rathinam
Visual Effects: Robert Lang
Stunts: Dhilip Subbarayan


“Mariyaan” is a story about a fisherman named Mariyaan, played by Dhanush, and his growing relationship with the adventurous Panimalar.  To strengthen their relationship, Maryan decides to go to Sudan and work as a construction worker for two years.  On the day of his return, he is abducted and held as ransom to get money from the company he was working for.


Boruah, Maitreyee. Rajnikanth Praises Parvathi Menon's MaryanThe Times of India. 4 Aug. 2013. Web.

Venkateswaran, N. Maryan Movie Review, Trailer, & Show TimingsThe Times of India. 21 July 2013. Web.

Academic Writing: 

Dhanush in a Different Zone on the Sets. The Times of India. Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd., 28 May 2013. Web.

Big Tamil Melody Awards Launched. New Indian Express [Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India] 22 July 2013.

Khurana, Suanshu. Music Reviews. Indian Express [Tamil Nadu, India] 16 May 2013.

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