New is a 2004 Tamil fantasy comedy film directed, written and produced by S. J. Surya, who also features in the lead role alongside Simran. The movie's plot is adapted from the 1988 Hollywood Tom Hanks starrer Big. 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 at some points looks similar to Tom Hanks' movie Big.