Ayan , is a 2009 Tamil action film co-written and directed by K. V. Anand. The film, starring Suriya, Prabhu, Tamannaah and Akashdeep Saighal in lead roles, was produced by M. Saravanan and M. S. Guhan, distributed by Sun Pictures. The film score was composed by Harris Jayaraj, the soundtrack released on 19 January 2009. Edited by Anthony Gonsalvez, the film was filmed by M. S. Prabhu.The film was originally titled Boomathiya Regai, later rechristened to Ayan.
Ayan has different meanings but in Tamil, it is Brahma, the God of Creation & is also one of the 1,000 names of Lord Ganesha.
The film's story revolves around Deva, a youngster whose mother wants him to become a government official. He, on the other hand, works for a smuggling group run by Arumuga Dass who has been his mentor and looking after him since childhood. Conflict occurs when Deva's arch rival, Kamalesh opposes and tries to eliminate Arumuga Dass from the smuggling business. Who wins in the conflict forms the climax of the story.
The film was launched in Chennai, while filming also took place in various locations out of India, including Namibia, Malaysia, Zanzibar and South Africa. It released on 3 April 2009 worldwide to positive reviews. Ayan was declared as the solo blockbuster of the year in Tamil cinema, collecting about worldwide. It was also dubbed and released on 1 May 2009 in Telugu as Veedokkade, which was a box office success in Andhra Pradesh. It has also been dubbed in Hindi as Vidhwanshak: The Destroyer.
Ayan may refer to:
- Ayan (film), 2009 Tamil action film
- Ayan, Iran, a village in West Azerbaijan Province, Iran
- Ayan, Russia, a rural locality (a selo) and a port in Khabarovsk Krai on the Sea of Okhotsk, Russia
- Derebey, also known as âyân, feudal lord in 18th century Anatolia