Biriyani is a 2013 Indian Tamil crime-comedy film written and directed by Venkat Prabhu. Produced by Studio Green, it features Karthi and Hansika Motwani in the lead roles alongside Ramki, Premgi Amaren, Nithin Sathya, Madhumitha and Mandy Takhar. Yuvan Shankar Raja composed the score and soundtrack of Biriyani, which marks his 100th film, while Sakthi Saravanan and Praveen-Srikanth handled cinematography and editing, respectively. Filming started in November 2012, lasted for over nine months and took place primarily at Chennai, Hyderabad and Ambur. The Movie heavily Inspired by the Hollywood movie The Hangover the story and the making is similar for both the films. The film was released on 20 December 2013. The movie is inspired by the 2004 movie Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle.
The movie starts with Sugan(Karthi) and his friend Parasuram(Premgi Amaren ) being chased by cops. The flashback shows Sugan as a playboy who has a weakness for Biryani and Parasuram who is his childhood friend. Sugans playboy attitude always gets him into a fight with his girlfriend Priyanka(Hansika Motwani). Sugan and Parasuram attending a function for branch opening of one of their offices where they meet Varadharajan(Nassar), who is the chief guest for the ceremony. In the meantime, its shown that a CBI officer Riyaz Khan (Sampath Raj) has been deputed to track Vardharajan’s illegal activities. Varadharajan gets impressed with Sugan and decides later to make him his son-in law and this decision gets him into an argument with his other son in law Vijayakrishna(Ramki).