Quickview: Pariyerum Perumal
by Rinku Gupta An outstanding and impactful film Pariyerum Perumal is a story told in a manner that stays with you long after you leave the theatre. The hero Pariyerum Perumal ( Kathir ) hails from the oppressed classes. He aims to becone a lawyer in order to be of aid to his oppressed community in the future. He manages to gain admission in the Tirunelveli law college but his lack of English knowledge draws the ire of professors and contempt of peers. Yogi Babu is his good friend in the law college. A classmate,Jothi Mahalaxmi ( Anandhi) befriends the duo and offers to teach our hero, English. Their innocent friendship turns to love from her end. Due to circumstances, her father comes to know of her liking for this new friend and the result is a sound thrashing by his relatives for Pari when he goes for a wedding to thier gathering. The reason? Caste differences between them. The humiliated Pari refrains from disclosing the truth to Jothi and tries to remain aloof.