Siruthai English Leopard is a 2011 Indian Tamil action film directed by Siva. A remake of the Telugu film Vikramarkudu, directed by S. S. Rajamouli, it stars Karthi, performing dual roles, and Tamannaah alongside comedian Santhanam. The film was produced by K. E. Gnanavelraja and features music by Vidyasagar. It was released during Pongal onJanuary 2011. Despite gaining mixed critical response, the film was a success at the box office. The film was also one of the highestgrossing Tamil films of 2011.The film was also remade in Hindi as Rowdy Rathore directed by Prabhu Deva starring Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha.

In 2008, reports emerged that Vikramarkudu would be remade in Tamil with Karthi. Ruthika and Anushka, who acted in original, were considered for the female leads. Suraj of Thalainagaram was said to be the director. VV Kathir who directed Jeeva starrer Thenavattu was also announced as director but Sivakumar advised Karthi to do strong characters before making a mark as action hero thus the project was dropped. The project was revived in 2010 and Siva, who directed films like Souryam and Sankham, was selected as director making his debut in Tamil. Tamannah was chosen as heroine after Paiyaa.The soundtrack album to the film was composed by Vidyasagar and features five songs. It was described as bland by Rediff, while Sify called it catchy and youthful. Behindwoods gave a 2.55 rating, claiming that it emphasizes the fact that it is a commercial entertainer. This may not be Vidyasagars best album but he has given what the movie requires A crisp album with short and sweet songs ... Siruthai is a worthy listen to and must appeal to Karthis fans is a huge way. ........

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