Baashha is a 1995 Tamil action drama film starring Rajinikanth, Nagma, and Raghuvaran. The film was directed by Suresh Krishna, and features music by Deva. Manickam (Rajnikanth) is an autorickshaw driver who lives with his step-mother, step sisters and brotherA very helpful and non-violent person by nature, he works hard to educate his younger siblings and to get his step-sister married. Kesavan is a local goon and his daughter Priya (Nagma) falls in love with Manickam.But Manickam refuses her love. Somehow, Manickam's gets entagled with Baashha, a name that has its roots in the underworld. Who is this Baashha and what is his connection with Manickam? Is there a murky past behind Manickam's non-violent and helpful nature. What is it? Who is he really? The truth gradually unfolds as the story progresses.