Eeram is a 2009 Indian Tamil-language supernatural crime thriller film written and directed by newcomer Arivazhagan. Starring Aadhi and Sindhu Menon in the lead roles, with Saranya Mohan and Nandha in supporting roles, the film was produced by S. Shankar. The filming of Eeram began in November 2007 and happened for nearly two years since January 2008 to June 2009, and the movie was released on 11 September 2009 to unanimously positive reviews and was declared as a super-hit blockbuster at the box office. The Telugu dubbed version was renamed as Vaishali and the dubbed version was released in November 2011. The movie was mostly shot in Chennai, Srirangam, Trichy, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam and Pondicherry.


The plot opens with water over flowing from an apartment at around 2am and in Block E, which is seen by the apartment watchman. When he goes to stop water, he witnesses a young woman Ramya (Sindhu Menon), dead and drowned in the water due to asphyxiation. Eventually the investigation of the death takes place which is done by Assistant Commissioner of Police, Vasudevan (Aadhi), who is an honest and upright police officer, and also Ramya's former lover. Although circumstantial evidence claims it as a suicide, Vasu doubts that it isn't, and starts to investigate it in another angle.