Natpe Thunai

Natpe Thunai is a 2019 Indian Tamil-language sports film directed by D. Parthiban Desingu in his directorial debut, while Sreekanth Vasrp and Devesh Jeyachandran have written the film's story, screenplay and dialogues. Produced by Sundar C. and Kushboo under the banner Avni Movies, the film stars Adhi, newcomer Anagha, and Karu Pazhaniappan alongside actors Harish Uthaman, Sha Ra, Pandiarajan, and Kausalya. It is based on the sport of hockey. In 2021, it was remade in Telugu as A1 Express.


Prabhakaran is a happy-go-lucky youngster in Pondicherry whose only ambition is to move to France. He goes to Karaikal for this purpose, but there, he ends up falling in love with Deepa, a hockey player. Through her, he comes in contact with Shanmugam, a kindhearted retired military man who is the coach of the local hockey team.