Thimiru Pudichavan is a 2018 Indian Tamil-language action film written and directed by Ganeshaa. The film features Vijay Antony, Nivetha Pethuraj and Sai Dheena in the main lead roles. The film is produced by Fatima Vijay Antony under the production banner Vijay Antony Film Corporation and it began production in between February and March 2018. The film earlier scheduled to have its theatrical release on 6 November 2018 coinciding Diwali while scheduled to have its theatrical release clashing alongside Sarkar but was postponed to 16 November. First look poster of the film was released on 1 February 2018. It received mixed reviews; while Vijay's performance, concept and cinematography was praised, both the screenplay and sequences were criticised.
Constable Murugavel, who is from a village in Tamil Nadu, lives his life for his brother, who is a school student. He finds that his brother is having a criminal nature following various incidents, which points out his brother as the culprit, and his brother also has friends of similar nature. Murugavel tries various ways to change the mindset of his brother but fails.