Maryan (Mariyann) (Namibia: 2013)


Ganapathy Bharat (also goes by 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


“Maryan” is a story about a fisherman named Maryan, 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.