Thamizhan is a 2002 Indian Tamil-language action drama film directed by debutant Majith and produced by G. Venkateswaran. The film stars Vijay in the lead role with Priyanka Chopra, who made her debut as a lead actress in the film. Revathi, Nassar, Ashish Vidyarthi and Vivek also play pivotal roles in the film, while the film's score and soundtrack were composed by D. Imman. The story involves solving several corruption cases by a lawyer named Surya in the process fighting against a criminal boss and finally making Indian law basics available as a free book to common people.
Surya (Vijay) is a happy go lucky guy and often gets involved in petty fights. He falls in love with Priya (Priyanka Chopra). His brother in law Sakthivel (Nasser), advises him to join as a junior to senior lawyer Lakshminarayanan (Delhi Ganesh). He becomes a upright lawyer who values and tries to redress things the legal way. Sakthivel, is killed in the process of upholding justice by an corrupt bigwig GK (Ashish Vidhyarthi).