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|Directed by||SP. Muthuraman|
|Produced by||M. Kumaran
|Written by||Panchu Arunachalam|
V. K. Ramasamy
|Edited by||R. Vittal|
|Distributed by||AVM Productions|
|Release date(s)||14 January 1983|
|Box office||1.8 crore|
Paayum Puli is a Tamil film directed by SP. Muthuraman. It was a blockbuster and completed a 133-day run at the box office.
When a smuggler kills his sister, a mentally impaired man (Rajinikanth) vows to deliver justice and joins a martial arts school. He trains hard there to become a master fighter, honing his fighting skills. Taking on a new identity, Paayum Puli (Pouncing Tiger), he sets off for revenge, but a beautiful woman (Radha) soon puts a hitch in his plans. Manorama, Silk Smitha and Jaishankar also star in this action-packed movie.
|Aadi Maasam||S. P. Balasubramanyam, S. Janaki||Vaali||5:34|
|Aappa Kada||Malaysia Vasudevan, P. Susheela||3:20|
|Pothu Kittu||Malaysia Vasudevan, P. Susheela||4:25|
|Vaa Mama||S. Janaki||4:32|
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