New is a 2004 Indian Tamil-language comedy-fantasy film directed, written and produced by S. J. Surya, who also features in the lead role alongside Simran. Kiran Rathod and Devayani play supporting roles, while A. R. Rahman composes the music. New is about an 8-year-old boy who is turned into a 28-year-old man by a scientist. New was simultaneously shot in Telugu as Naani with Mahesh Babu. The movie's plot is adapted from the 1988 Hollywood Tom Hanks starrer Big.