Run is a 2002 Indian Tamil-language romantic action film written and directed by N. Linguswamy starring Madhavan and Meera Jasmine (in her Tamil debut). The film also features Vivek, Sunil (in the Telugu version), Atul Kulkarni, Raghuvaran and Anu Hasan in supporting roles, while Vidyasagar composed the film's music. The film released on 5 September 2002 and won positive reviews from critics, prompting the film to be partially reshot in Telugu and remade in Hindi under the same name by the cinematographer, Jeeva.
Shiva lives in Srirangam, who comes to Chennai to gain admission in a college. He stays with his sister and her husband. Shiva doesn't like his brother-in-law and never talks to him, despite several attempts made by his sister to convince both. Shiva meets Priya during a bus journey and falls for her. He again meets her on a few more occasions and proposes to her, but she warns him to stop following her despite being in love with him. Shiva learns that Priya's brother Bhaskar is a local gangster, who attacks when anyone follows Priya. Priya does not want Shiva to get beaten by Bhaskar and advises him to stop following her, but Shiva is not scared of this.