Raja Rani (English: King, Queen) is a 2013 Tamil romantic comedy movie directed by debutant Atlee, who previously worked with Shankar as an assistant in Enthiran (2010) and Nanban (2012). Produced by AR Murugadoss and Fox Star Studios, the film features Arya, Jai, Nayantara and Nazriya Nazim in the lead roles while Sathyaraj, Santhanam and Sathyan appear in supporting roles. The film released worldwide on 27 September 2013, to generally positive reviews from critics. The Telugu dubbed version is also titled as Raja Rani and was released on March 14, 2014.
John (Arya) and Regina James (Nayantara) marry reluctantly at a church. They have agreed to the marriage just to please their parents. When they take their wedding vows Regina mistakenly utters her ex-lover’s name, “Surya”. Upon hearing this, Regina’s father James (Sathyaraj) faints in the church. Regina feels sorry for her father and ends up marrying John. They live in an apartment together. John comes home every night drunk deliberately to disturb Regina. Their neighbors are also annoyed by John’s drunken behavior and chide Regina one morning when this nuisance gets worse. John and Regina try to irritate each other in every possible way. Eventually, Regina applies for a transfer to Australia to stay away from John and he is not affected by this decision.
On one night, Regina falls to the ground with fits. John calls for an ambulance and takes Regina to the hospital, where he sees Regina being treated via electric shocks. The doctor then asks John for Regina’s name, age and whether she has had an attack before this. John fails to answer the doctor’s question, as he is drunk. Later on, John goes up to the doctor and explains that Regina is his wife’s name and that she is 26 years old. The doctor then says it is important to know about his wife’s health, even if he dislikes her. The next day, John asks Regina about her health and she reveals she already had been twice attack by fits. She begins telling how she first had fits, in which she reveals her past relationship with Surya Muthuraman (Jai), who is very timid and humorous guy…..
Directed by Atlee
Produced by AR Murugadoss & S. Shanmugam
Written by Atlee
Starring Arya, Nayantara, Jai, Nazriya Nazim, Sathyaraj, Santhanam, Sathyan
Music by G. V. Prakash Kumar
Cinematography George C. Williams
Edited by Anthony L. Ruben
Production A.R Murugadoss Productions & The Next Big Film
Distributed by Fox Star Studios
Release dates 27 September 2013
Running time 160 minutes
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