Bagavathi is a 2002 Indian Tamil-language action film written and directed by A. Venkatesh, which features Vijay and Reemma Sen in the leading roles. Vadivelu, Ashish Vidyarthi, Jai, K. Vishwanath, and Yugendran play other supporting roles, while Deva composed the music for the film. The movie was released on Diwali. This was the first film featuring Vijay in action role. The movie was remade in Kannada as Kashi from Village.


Bagavathi (Vijay) owns a tea shop, while Vadivelu (Vadivelu), works at his tea shop. Bagavathi lives with his younger brother Guna (Jai). He meets a girl named Anjali (Reema Sen). She ends up appreciating his kindness and they fall in love. Guna has a girlfriend named Priya (Monica), with whom he secretly develops a physical relationship. Guna's love is objected by Priya's father Easwarapandiyan (Ashish Vidyarthi). Bagavathy tries to convince Easwarapandiyan to let Priya and Guna marry, but is humiliated. Guna attempts to marry Priya without his brother's knowledge, but Easwarapandiyan kills Guna.