Mafia: Chapter 1, is a Tamil language thriller starring Arun Vijay. It is the second release of Karthick Naren after his sensational debut with Dhurugangal Pathinaaru. The action thriller opened to mixed critical response on February 21st, 2020.
Aryan (Arun Vijay), Sathya and Varun are Narcotics officers whose main aim is to eradicate the drug mafia. Selvam and Mugilian are the supervisor and socialist respectively who are close aides of Aryan. Tragic past of Aryan makes him push hard at the drug mafia syndicate.
One day Selvam is found dead in his place with a bullet in his head. Upon investigation, it is revealed that it is a mafia job; a big drug lord is behind the killing. The team led by Aryan starts an investigation to find the evidence.
Meanwhile, Mugilian is also targeted and killed by the drug lord. Aryan continues the investigation and finds clues that lead him to a drug lord. Who is the person and what happens, in the end, is the basic story of the movie.
Priya Bhavani Shankar, Bala Hassan, Aroul Djody Shankar, Thalaivasal Vijay, and Prasanna etc. play critical roles in the movie. Jakes Bejoy provides the music to this thriller which has been slickly shot by Gokul Benoy.
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