Manmadhan Ambu is a Romantic Comedy film directed by K.S Ravikumar. Written by Kamal Haasan, it stars himself alongside R. Madhavan, and Trisha Krishnan in the lead roles, whilst featuring Ramesh Arvind, Sangeetha, Manju Pillai & Oviya among others in supporting roles. The entire film was extensively shot across Europe and on a cruise ship.The film is currently undergoing post-production work and, following a grand audio launch event in Singapore, would be released worldwide on 23 December 2010.
Madhana Gopal (Madhavan) is deeply in love with Ambujam (Trisha) but their love breaks over a crazy incident and they separate. They don’t see each other for a few years. But Madhan’s is still crazy about her and is curious to trace her and begin a new life wit her. But Madhan is not sure whether even Ambu is still craving for him. At the insistence of his good friend (Ramesh Arvind), Madhan hires a private detective, a former Commando Major R. Mannar (Kamal Haasan) to track her and find out if she too is still truly in love with him.
So is the title MANnar MADHAN AMBUjam. Later Major R. Mannar traces Ambujam who is an actress now and follows her up as if on an assignment. They both get acquainted on a luxury cruise liner during a film shooting and he has seven days to complete the task. Meanwhile the detective’s love Deepa (Sangeetha) who is also a friend of Ambujam mistakes his trail and suspects that he is two-timing her. When things go off Madhan enters and explains every thing. Then they all live happily ever after.
Music is scored by Devi Sri Prasad, after initially Shruti Hassan and later Thaman were reported to be the music composer. The album features 7 tracks, featuring lyrics Kamal Haasan himself and Viveka. Haasan, along with Trisha, had lent his voice for a specially arranged song, apart from performing two other songs. Kamal Kavidhai,Neela Vaanam has been received well by critics, as have been a few other songs.