Dheena is a 2001 Indian Tamil film starring Ajith Kumar and Laila in lead roles. It marks the directorial debut of A. R. Murugadoss. Ajith plays the title role of Dheena, while Suresh Gopi enacts the role of Ajith’s older brother. The film, which had musical score by Yuvan Shankar Raja and cinematography by Arvind, was released on 14 January 2001 coinciding with Pongal 2001 and garnered overall positive reviews and proved to be a box office success. The film was dubbed into Telugu and released six years later on 5 April 2007 as Dada in Andhra Pradesh. * Story, Screenplay, Direction: A. R. Murugadoss
* Production: P. Karthikeyan
* Music: Raja
* Cinematography: Arvind
* Editing: Suresh Urs
* Art direction: Mani Raj
* Stunts: ‘Super’ Subbarajan
* Lyrics: Vaali
* Banner: Vijayam Cine Combines