Thayagam is a 1996 Tamil action film directed by A. R. Ramesh. The film features Vijayakanth, Arun Pandian and Napoleon in lead roles. The film had musical score by Deva and was released on 15 January 1996. The movie did not do well at the box office.It was dubbed in Telegu as Maathru Bhoomi.
Three death row prisoners escape from the jail and hijack a plane where Abdul Salim (Laxmi Rattan), a scientist, owns a miracle drug. The pilot (Napoleon), instead of listening the hijackers, manages to land in a Kashmir mountain. There, Snobir (Mansoor Ali Khan), a sadistic terrorist leader threatens the passengers for recovering the drugs.