Attakathi is a 2012 Indian Tamil language romantic slum comedy film written and directed by Pa. Ranjith, a former assistant of Venkat Prabhu. Produced by Thirukumaran Entertainment and distributed by Studio Green, it stars Dinesh, Nandita and Aishwarya Rajesh. The film garnered attention after being praised and promoted by several acclaimed directors. It was released on 15 August 2012. Attakathi fetched positive reviews and emerged successful at the box office.