Vikram-starrer ‘Gemini’ has completed 18 years and the movie’s heroine Kiran Rathod has thanked the ‘Chiyaan’, director Saran and producer AVM for giving her the offer.
“Omg. 18 years complete my debut Tamil #Gemini movie Red heart Thank u so much #ChiyaanVikram & #saran sir #AVM production,” posted the actress on her social media page.
‘Gemini’ is a 2002 action film written and directed by Saran and produced by AVM Productions. The film features Vikram in the title role of a small-time criminal and aspiring don who, after falling in love, decides to refrain from crime; Kiran Rathod plays his love interest.
Malayalam actor Murali stars as Singaperumal, a police officer who inspires and guides Gemini in his attempts to reform. The cast includes Kalabhavan Mani as the main antagonist while Vinu Chakravarthy, Manorama and Thennavan portray significant roles. Based on gang wars in Chennai, the film delves into the lives of outlaws and the roles the police and society play in their rehabilitation and acceptance.
The soundtrack was well received, with the song “O Podu” becoming a sensation in Tamil Nadu. ‘Gemini’ was released two days ahead of the Tamil New Year on 12 April 2002.