Ezhumalai is a 2002 Indian Tamil-language action drama film directed by Arjun, who also plays the title character. It also features an ensemble cast of Simran, Gajala, Mumtaj, Vijayakumar and Ashish Vidyarthi. It is a remake of the Telugu film Narasimha Naidu (2001) which also starred Simran.


A feud between two neighbouring villages ensues, where Venkatachalam and Kalingarayan are rivals. Since Venkatachalam is a peace-loving person, their village is suppressed under the toe of malice Kalingarayan. He squats the fields of their Lakshmi Narasimha temple. Looking ahead, Venkatachalam plans to build an army for which he orders to sacrifice a male child from a family, and accords his younger son Ezhumalai.