Thodakkam (English: Beginning) is a Tamil thriller film starring Raghu Vannan and Monica directed by Muthukumar. Prior to release the film was known as Arambam. The film opened to poor reviews, and went unnoticed at box-office.
Vanchinathan (Raguvannan), Gayathri (Monika), Chindo (Abinay), Habeeb (Rishi) and Nancy (Meha Nair) have studied together from childhood. Now graduates, they plan to find opportunities abroad to earn money. The day arrives but their plans are thwarted as they find themselves in the thick of a conspiracy.