Kasethan Kadavulada

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For 2011 Tamil film, see Kasethan Kadavulada (2011 film)
Kasethan Kadavulada
Kasethan Kadavulada dvd.jpg
Official DVD Box Cover
Directed by Chitralaya Gopu
Produced by M. Murugan
M. Kumaran
M. Saravanan
M. Balasubramaniam
Written by Chitralaya Gopu
Starring R. Muthuraman
Thengai Srinivasan
Venniradai Moorthy
Music by M. S. Viswanathan
Cinematography K. S. Bhaskar
Edited by R. G. Gopu
Distributed by AVM Productions
Release dates
Running time
120 mins
Country India
Language Tamil

Kasethan Kadavulada English: Money is God) is a Tamil language comedy film starring Muthuraman, Thengai Srinivasan, Srikanth and Lakshmi in the lead roles and Manorama and Venniradai Moorthy in supporting roles. The film was a low-budgeted film of the time and is perhaps best known for Thengai Srinivasan dressing up as a fake saint, making a lot of situational comedies along with it.


Parvathi (Manorama) is an extremely domineering second wife to Sivaswamy (Vennira Aadai Moorthy) and controls all his money treating him with scorn and disdain. When Sivaswamy's son Ramu (Muthuraman), son of his first wife, requires a sum of Rs. 3000 for his Sister's husband, she refuses instantly. With plenty of worry, Ramu and his cousin Shekar hatch a plot with Appaswamy (Thengai Sreenivasan) who pretends to be a fake swamiji in order to get to her money safe and steal a sum of Rs. 50,000.

Meanwhile Rama (Lakshmi) is an orphan whose only friend is the doctor of a mental institution. When Rama wants a conduct certificate, the doctor bungles and hands over the certificate of a mad girl. Rama arrives at Parvathi's house to work as a secretary and Parvathi sees the certificate and decides to keep Rama at her house to humour her fearing her insanity.

The film leads to plenty of humorous situations.



The music composed by M. S. Viswanathan.[1]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 Andavan Thodangi M. S. Viswanathan, A. L. Raghavan, K. Veeramani Vaali 03:29
2 Aval Enna Ninaithal P. Susheela 03:24
3 Indru Vantha Intha Mayakkam P. Susheela 03:35
4 Jambulingame Jadaadaraa K. Veeramani, 'Kovai' S. Rajan, 'Dharapuram' Sundarrajan 03:33
5 Mella Pesungal 'Kovai' S. Rajan, L. R. Eswari 04:18


  1. ^ "Kasethan Kadavulada Songs". raaga. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 

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