(TV2, astro ch 102 / HyppTV ch 102, 2pm) Indian superstar rajnikanth delivers one of the finest performances of his career in this movie. He plays titular character muthu, a loyal servant to Zamindar malayasimman, who gets embroiled in a love triangle with his employer and a gypsy. Things take a different turn when it is later revealed that muthu is the actual heir to the Zamindar estate. This 1995 movie was not only a big hit in India but also created a buzz in Japan which eventually propelled rajnikanth to a household name there. This was also the first movie for which Oscar winner a.r. rahman wrote songs for rajnikanth. also starring Sarath babu, meena and Vadivelu.
(astro ch 728, 9pm and 12.30am)