The movie has benefited Dhanush and Bharath Bala. After smashing B-Town audience with Raanjhanaa, Dhanush is all set to impress his native audience again.
Mariyaan deals with the story of construction fishermen (Dhanush) who will be having a close bond towards sea, as it is the place where he earns his livelihood. He calls himself a 'Prince of Ocean'. The way he earns his livelihood is shown in more adventurous way. More than Dhanush's love interest, Panimalar (Parvathi Menon) has played the role of a model wife, who forces Dhanush to change his job and asks him to go to Sudan. The movie takes a turn at this movement.
Typically Dhanush's movies used to be one-man show, but in this movie, female lead Parvathi Menon turns out to be strong character at the end. However, the suffering character portrayed by Dhanush is not new as he has played several such characters in the past.
Mariyaan means immortal and director Bharath Bala showcases two immortal things on screen - one is Mariyaan and another is his love. The movie concludes saying 'Love is Immortal.'
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