Naan Sigappu Manithan: Based on the Charles Bronson starrer Death Wish, Naan Sigappu Manidhan offers a twist on the traditional
vendetta tale. Here too, a man loses his sister and his mother to the villains.
But instead of going after the villains to extract revenge, he goes after ALL
bad guys. He turns into a self-styled vigilante, ridding the streets of rowdies
Vijay(Rajnikanth) is a tamil professor living with his widowed mother and his
sister. He is in love with Uma(Ambika), a lawyer. During a visit to his friend
Ravi's('Nizhalgal' Ravi) house, he is disgusted by goings-on in his
neighbourhood. Illicit liquor is being sold at a tea-stall while prostitution is
flourishing in another house in the same colony. But his complaints to the
police yield nothing since the policeman is on the villains' payroll and manages
to warn them before making a raid.
When Ravi's sister is raped and killed and
the perpetrator Mohanraj(Satyaraj) gets off scot-free with help from a minister,
Vijay and Ravi take matters into their own hands and clean up the tea-stall and
brothel on their own. Wanting to teach Vijay a lesson, Mohanraj and his goondas