Kathanayakudu
 
The film revolves around a villager, who had shared a strong friendship with a popular cinema actor in their youth. However due to their different pursuit in careers they eventually are forced to part ways, one becoming a national figure, the other, a village barber. Decades later, the actor returns to the village to participate in his film's shooting. Whilst the entire village become excited about the prospect of seeing the actor, the barber fears that his old friend would have forgotten him and would neglect him. The story explores the pressures of friendship.
Producer : G. P. Vijay Kumar, Ashwini Dutt
Writer : Sreenivasan, P. Vasu, Marudhuri Raja
Cast : Rajnikanth, Meena, Nayanthara, Jagapati Babu, Sunil, Brahmanandam.
Music : G. V. Prakash Kumar
Cinematography : Arvind Krishna
Editor : Saravana
Release date : August 1, 2008