Saamy (2003)

 ●  Tamil ● 2 hrs 40 mins

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A fearless police officer is removed from duty on suspicion of corruption. After serving his suspension, he returns as the Deputy Commissioner of Police of Thirunelveli and begins a crusade against crime and corruption in the area. Will he succeed in achieving his goal? And, if so, what will be the personal price he must pay?
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Cast: Trisha Krishnan, Vikram

Crew: Hari Gopalakrishnan (Director), Priyan (Director of Photography), Harris Jayaraj (Music Director)

Rating: U/A (India)

Genres: Action, Drama, Musical

Release Dates: 01 May 2003 (India)

Tamil Name: சாமி

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Did you know? It was also remade in Bengali as 'Barood' with Mithun Chakraborty. Read More
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as Annachi's Sidekick
as Bhuvana's Father
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as Bhuvana's Grandmother
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as Aaruchamy's Father
as Annachi's Henchman
as Sub-Inspector
as Bhuvana's Mother
as MLA
as Bhuvana's Cousin
as Venkataraman Iyer



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24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.39:1 (Scope)
Music Label: Star Music, Hit Musics

Music Director: Harris Jayaraj
Lyricist: Snehan
Playback Singer: Sriram Parthasarathy

Music Director: Harris Jayaraj
Lyricist: Thamarai
Playback Singer: KS Chithra

Music Director: Harris Jayaraj
Lyricist: Na Muthukumar
Playback Singer: Tippu

Music Director: Harris Jayaraj
Lyricist: Na Muthukumar
Movie Connection(s):
Remade as: IPS Narasimha (Hindi)
Remade as: Lakshmi Narasimha (Telugu)
Dubbed into: Swamy I.P.S. (Telugu)
Remade as: Policegiri (Hindi)
Dubbed into: Policewala Gunda 3 (Hindi)
Followed by: Saamy 2 (Tamil)
It was also remade in Bengali as 'Barood' with Mithun Chakraborty.

The film was remade into Telugu as ''Lakshmi Narasimha' with Balakrishna and Asin in lead roles.

Vikram worked on his body for the film, sporting a thick waist to show notable differences from his other police film, 'Dhill' and also put on eight kilograms.

The film's shooting schedule took place at Karaikudi, Some fight scenes were shot at the busy lanes in Karaikudi where Vikram chased some rowdies, The fight scene was shot for five days, with Priyan canning the shots and Super Subbarayan choreographing the fights.

After directing "Thamizh", Kavithalayaa Productions called Hari to direct a film for them since Hari assisted few of their films.

Kota Srinivasa Rao made his debut in Tamil as a villain in this film.

The movie was remade into Hindi as "Policegiri" by the notable director KS Ravikumar with Sanjay Dutt and Prachi Desai.

This film was dubbed into Telugu as "Swamy IPS".