Kalavu Thozhirchalai (Tamil) (English: Thieving Factory) is a 2017 Indian Tamil heist film written and directed by T. Krishnasamy. The film features Kathir and Kushi aka Rebecca in the lead roles, while Vamsi Krishna, Kalanjiyam, Senthil, and Renuka play pivotal roles. The music was composed by Shyam Benjamin with cinematography by V. Thyagarajan and editing by Yoga Bhaskar. The film began production during 2013 and was released after several delays on 22 September 2017 to mixed reviews from critics. The movie was also dubbed in Hindi as Khazana-The Robbery.
An idol smuggler comes to a village to steal a Shiva idol worth 600 crores. The story begins with an international criminal and idol smuggler named Ram Sanjay (Vamsi Krishna) arriving at a village in Tanjore with the ulterior motive of smuggling the ancient Maragatha Lingam idol from Marundeeswarar Temple.
He enters the temple in the pretext of a journalist who has come to do research on temples. He takes the help of a local guy named Ravi (Kathir), a small-time thief who steals “Pillayar” idols Ravi wants to make big money and settle in life with his fiancé Vani (Rebecca).
He agrees to go hand-in-glove with Ram, and as per the latter’s plan, they steal the heavily guarded Lingam from the temple. Ravi gets his share of the spoils. The ministry now knows that the idol has been missing, so they file a police complaint. The government assigns the case to Irfan (Kalanjiyam), a police officer from the Special Task Force who is assigned to find the culprits. How he solves the case and brings them to books forms the rest.