Over the years so many actors have played the role of engineering student on screen in Tamil cinema. There were mirror images of so many of us real life students who take up engineering to do well in life. While some of them actually go on to pursue a career in their core. Others change tracks after engineering. Let’s look at some of the popular engineering students on screen.
Dhanush in Velai Illa Pattadhari : Dhanush plays a civil engineer who is struggling to get a job. But the tables turn as he creates a revolution with the students. It was one of the finest representation of an engineering graduate on screen.
Madhavan in Minnale : Madhavan plays a mechanical student. At first he plays a typical mech student who just loves to have fun. But as years go by he settles in a good job. But the real story begins with the love triangle between the three leads.
STR in Vinnaithandi Varuvaya : STR plays a mechanical student but his aspirations are towards film making. He strives hard to be a film maker. He also falls in love with Jessie along the way. Losing her gives him the strength to pursue his ambition and achieve big in life.
Vijay in Nanban : Vijay plays an engineering student in Nanban. The highlight is that he plays an unconventional student who makes a difference to the lives of his friends. He also proves that life is not just about mark. There are lot of surprises towards the end as he ends up being the best student of his batch.
Suriya in Vaarnam Aaiyiram : Suriya plays a typical engineering student who constantly falters and fails. Eventually he becomes a better person with the guidance of his Dad. He also finds love and embraces the army to become a responsible person.
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