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Name: Paalam
Censor Type: U
Running Time: 115 min
Genre: Action
Release Date: March 10, 1990
Stars: SenthilM. N. NambiarKitty
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Producer: M. V. Jayaprakash

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Paalam (English : Bridge) is a 1990 Tamil vigilante film directed by Karvannan. The film features Murali, M. N. Nambiar, Kitty and newcomer Vasudevan Baskaran in the lead roles, with Senthil, Anuja, Suryakanth, Balambika, Kannan, Ramesh and Gowri playing supporting roles. The film, produced by M. V. Jayaprakash, had musical score by N. S. T. Rajesh and was released on 10 March 1990.

n the past, Jeeva (Murali) was a college student studying in city. His family lived in his native village, he has a brother Muthu (Suryakanth), a sister-in-law Vadivukkarasi (Gowri) and a blind sister Selvi (Balambika). Muthu and the villagers were tired of getting a small amount for their manual labor, so they went on strike.

The wealthy landlord Arivumathi (Vasudevan Baskaran) reluctantly accepted for their claim, he felt that the villagers didn't respect him anymore. So Arivumathi sent henchmen to kill Muthu, in the meantime Arivumathi raped his wife Vadivukkarasi and he kidnapped the blind Selvi. His henchmen set fires on the thatched houses of the poor villagers. Using his power, Arivumathi made Muthu and Vadivukkarasi arrested by the police and were sent to jail. Jeeva later came to save his sister Selvi.

Now, one year later, Arivumathi becomes a corrupt minister. Jeeva sends his sister Selvi to a college for the blind. Jeeva and his college friends find themself unemployed after college. One day, they tease Arivumathi while he attented a college function and the police arrest two of Jeeva's friends.

They strongly believe that the corrupt politicians are the reason behind their unemploiement. Jeeva and his friends thus plan to kidnap the corrupt minister Arivumathi. Arivumathi often travels in his car the night and always takes the Paramankeni bridge. So Jeeva put dynamites under that bridge, Jeeva and his friends acquire heavy weapons.

One night, they stop the minister's car on the bridge, they drive out the driver and the minister's secretary. They keep Arivumathi as a hostage. The news reaches the police, assistant commissioner of police Rajan Sharma (Kitty) with his brigade come to the spot of kidnapping. Rajan Sharma ask them to release the minister but Jeeva refuses.

Jeeva first wants the police to free his brother, his sister-in-law and two of this friends who are in jail for the crime they didn't commit. Then superintendent of police Izhavenil (M. N. Nambiar) comes to help the police team. Izhavenil and Rajan Sharma are pressured by IG Ramaraj (Ramesh), their superior does not want to release the innocent captives. The police tries to save the minister in many ways but fail every time. What transpires later forms the crux of the story.




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