It’s official now! Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s 51st film Kaavalan, Tamil remake of the Malayalam hit Bodyguard starring Dileep and Nayantara, will be a Pongal treat for fans. The film is all set to grace theatres on January 14, 2011. Kaavalan is directed by Siddique (of Friends fame), who also directed the original version. The film has a plot with plenty of comedy and action and brings Asin back to Kollywood after a gap.
Kaavalan narrates the story of a young man who is highly fascinated by the lives of brave and daredevil goons. He grows up admiring powerful men and aspires to be a bodyguard. Meanwhile he saves the life of a don at a crucial juncture and gets a new assignment to escort his daughter to college as her bodyguard. To poke fun at him, the daughter starts making prank calls to him, pretending to be a girl infatuated by him. But things get serious after a while. What happens next forms the rest of the story!