Ratchasan (2018)

Ratsasan is a 2018 Indian Tamil-language psychological crime thriller film directed by Ram Kumar. The film features Vishnu Vishal and Amala Paul, while Saravanan, Kaali Venkat, Vinodhini Vaidyanathan, and Ramdoss play supporting roles. The film tells the story of an aspiring film director who becomes a police officer after his father’s death and tries to track down a serial killer. This movie got positive reviews and gets a Blockbuster Hit.

The film features music and background score composed by Ghibran, cinematography by P. V. Shankar, and editing by San Lokesh. Production began in November 2016, with principal photography starting in June 2017. The film released on 5 October 2018, to mostly positive reviews from the audience, and also became a commercial success, grossing ₹23 crores worldwide.

Ratsasan was remade in Telugu as Rakshasudu (2019) directed by Ramesh Varma with Bellamkonda Sreenivas and Anupama Parameswaran playing the lead roles.


  • Vishnu Vishal as Sub-inspector Arun Kumar
  • Amala Paul as Vijayalakshmi
  • Saravanan as Christopher & Mary Fernandez/Annabella George (dual role)
  • Yasar as Young Christopher
  • Kaali Venkat as Venkat
  • Abhirami as Ammu
  • Baby Monica as Kayal
  • Ramdoss as Doss, Arun’s brother-in-law and Ammu’s father
  • Vinodhini Vaidyanathan as Kokila, Arun’s sister and Ammu’s mother
  • Usha Elizabeth as Arun’s mother
  • Suzane George as ACP Lakshmi
  • Nizhalgal Ravi as Dr. Nandan
  • Sangili Murugan as Arun’s house owner
  • Trishala as Sanjana and Sangeetha (dual role)
  • Priya as Meera
  • Ragavi Renu as Sophie
  • Vinod Sagar as Inbaraj
  • Gajaraj as Gajaraj, Senior Police Officer
  • Jai Anand as Anbarasu, Police Officer
  • Thangam Paramanantham as Simon, Police officer
  • Pasupathi as Pasupathi, Police Officer
  • Sanjay as Inspector Durai Raj
  • Raveena Daha as Sharmi, Ammu’s classmate
  • Ravishankar as Amudha’s father
  • Rekha Padmanaban as Amudha’s mother
  • Geetha Narayanan as Sanjana and Sangeetha’s school principal
  • Radha Ravi as Inspector Rajamanickkam (cameo appearance)
  • Karunakaran as himself (cameo appearance)
  • Ghibran as himself (cameo appearance)