V1, also known as V1 Murder Case, is a 2019 Tamil crime thriller film directed by actor Pavel Navageethan in his directorial debut. The film stars Ram Arun Castro and Vishnupriya Pillai.


The movie starts with an interesting note, a girl being followed and murdered in a deserted street and the forensic expert looks like hallucinating about a murder while he is undergoing therapy with his psychiatrist. There is a different story and mystery surrounding the forensic expert Agni (Ram Arun Castro)being treated for his condition nyctophobia which is a special condition about the person fearing darkness. When his friend Luna (Vishnupriya Pillai) from the same department convinces him to take up the case of the recently murdered girl who happens to be Narmadha (Gayathri), the duo start interrogating the victim’s boyfriend Inba (Lijeesh). Though Inba clearly accepts about some minor misunderstanding between the two despite being in a live-in relationship for about six months, Agni is convinced that there is someone else involved in the crime. There are multiple interrogations with the victim’s friend and a roadside Romeo who was in touch with her just before the murder. At that point in time, depressed Inba is found dead at his residence with a suicide note. The investigations start around the residential area where the murder took place and the team is able to identify another person as a suspect who starts running away from them.