Thamizhan is a 2002 Tamil action political film directed by debutant Majith and produced by G. Venkateswaran. The film stars Vijay in the lead role with Priyanka Chopra, making her debut as a lead actress. Revathi, Nassar, Ashish Vidyarthi and Vivek also play pivotal roles in the film, while the film's score and soundtrack were composed by D. Imman. The film was released in April 2002 and it was declared as hit at the box office. The movie was later dubbed in Telugu as Dammunte Kasko and Hindi as Jeet - Born To Win.
Synopsis: Surya (Vijay) is a lawyer with right values, who tries to redress things the legal way. He falls in love with Priya (Priyanka Chopra). His brother-in-law Shakthivel (Nassar), also an upright lawyer, is killed in the process of upholding justice. Surya's sister Jaya (Revathi) also meets a pitiful end at the hands of criminals, but Surya refuses to give up. His mission is to make the layman understand his legal rights .