A contract worker, Mariyaan (Dhanush) in Sudan is abducted by mercenaries while his lover in India awaits his return. This is a story of human survival, partially adapted from a real-life crisis when Indian migrants were taken hostage in Sudan.

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"Kadal Rasa" song at the beaches of Mandaikadu in Kanyakumari, India
Dhanush in this scene is deep sea diving with a spear in his hand. It is said that this sequence in the film establishes Mariyaan as a unique fisherman. The caption reads, 'He who  ...
Mariyaan and Panimalar at their village Neerodi which is shot at Mandaikadu, Kanyakumari, India
Mariyaan escaping from the Sudanese soldiers with them chasing him. Sudan is shot in the Namib Desert in Namibia in Africa. The Sudanese soldiers are from Liberia. The director Bh ...
Face to face with a leopard at Namib Desert, Namibia, Africa. The scenes in the Namib Desert were extremely difficult to shoot due to the sweltering heat. Dhanush had to shoot in t ...