Kanni Maadam is a Tamil language intense romantic drama starring newcomers Sriram Kartick, Gayathri, and Saya Devi. The movie opened with below-par reviews upon its release on February 21st, 2020.
Kathir (Vishnu) and Malar (Chaya Devi) are in love, but their families opposite it. The caste difference is the most significant factor, especially from the boy’s side. With no hope of support and their lives at stake, the lovers elope from Madurai, their home and come to Chennai.
It is not all that happy for the couple, Kathir and Malar in Chennai. They struggle a lot but continue to survive. However, tragedy strikes in the life of Malar when Kathir dies in an accident. She is crestfallen and sees no hope until the realization of pregnancy sets in.
The local auto drivers who know the couple from a long time come to her rescue. How the helpers (with a love story of theirs) and Malar goes on with the life forms the rest of the story.
Bose Venkat, a popular character actor in Tamil cinema, turns director with Kanni Maadam. He introduces mostly newcomers with the love story set in honour killing backdrop. Hari Sai provided the music for the film. Muhammed Hasheer produces the small budget movie on Rooby Films banner.