E (2006)

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Drama centred around Easwaran known as E who is an orphan, brought up by his grandmother in the slums of Chennai. Jyothi is a dancer from Mumbai who moves into the area and befriends E, trying to reform him. E survives by doing jobs for various people. One day he saves a Dr. Ramakrishnan from a murderous attack by Nellai Mani, a criminal. Eventually he comes to know that the doctor is using the slum dwellers as guinea pigs in his research for an international pharmaceuticals firm and Nellai Mani is crusading against the use of poor Indians for such research.

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