Nariman is a 2001 Indian Malayalam-language action thriller film directed by K. Madhu and written by S. N. Swamy. It stars Suresh Gopi in the title role, with Samyuktha Varma, Siddique, Jagadish, Sadiq, Vijayakumar, Ashokan, Janardhanan, Jagathy Sreekumar, Spadikam George, N. F. Varghese and Rajan P. Dev in supporting roles. The plot follows Ashok Nariman, a Crime Branch DySP who is assigned to re-investigate the "couple murder case" and then to investigate the "Ammini missing case". The film was dubbed in Hindi as Farz Ki Pukaar and in Telugu as Senathipathi.


Manu (Vijayakumar), the accused in the notorious couple murder case, attempts an escape during his prison transfer, but ends up shot by the police multiple times. Dr. Giri (N. F. Varghese), a senior surgeon takes pity on the escaped criminal who is to be hanged for his crime. Manu is accused to having murdered his elder brother (Ashokan) and sister-in-law out of lust for the latter, in an attempted rape. For various reasons Dr. Giri believes Manu to be innocent. He convinces his friend Shekharan (Janardhanan), the Chief Minister of Kerala , to re-open the case and assign the case to a sincere and brilliant, yet aggressive police officer Ashok Nariman (Suresh Gopi).