|Directed by||P. Madhavan|
|Produced by||P. Madhavan |
|Written by||Bala Murugan|
V. K. Ramasamy
|Music by||M. S. Viswanathan|
|Cinematography||P. N. Sundaram|
|Edited by||R. Devarajan|
|Arun Prasad Movies|
|Distributed by||Arun Prasad Movies|
|Running time||152 mins|
Pattikada Pattanama (Tamil: பட்டிக்காடா, பட்டணமா; English: Village or Town) is a 1972 Indian Tamil language film starring Sivaji Ganesan, Jayalalitha and Manorama. Pattikada Pattanama played for 189 days in theaters and turned out to be one of the box office hits of year 1972. This was the last black and white movie celebrated 25 weeks silver jubilee in four centres - Chennai, Salem, Madurai and Trichy and this was the first movie ran daily four shows more than 30 days at Salem. It broke the record of even color movies.
Kalpana (Jayalalithaa) is a modern girl returning to India from London. She along with her parents go to a nearby village to attend a family function, where they meet Mookkaiya (Sivaji Ganesan), the village chief. Kalpana immediately falls for him, but her mother is against this, as opposed to Kalpana's father. Kalpana is later due to get married to another man, but Mookkaiya rescues her from the marriage and subsequently they two get married. Kalpana's father blesses them, but her mother does not and estranges herself from Kalpana.
Though Kalpana and Mookkaiya lead a happily married life, they are the opposite of each other; Kalpana is modern, while Mookkaiya is rustic. This eventually causes a rift, after Kalpana invites her friends to a party at the village house, and Mookkaiya sends them all out in rage. Startled, Kalpana separates herself from Mookkaiya and returns to her parents home. However, Mookkaiyan tries to learn western practices to impress Kalpana and get her back to the village, even going to the extent of impregnating her. But she only starts disliking him and with help from her mother, sends him away. A year later, her son his born but is taken away from her and to Mookkaiya's house. When Kalpana realises that she cannot live without Mookaiyan and her child she rushes towards his village and both of them lead a happy life.
- Sivaji Ganesan as Mookkaiyan. Mookkaiyan is a farmer and a chieftain of his village.
- Jayalalitha as Kalpana. Kalpana is rich girl who returns to India after studying abroad.
- V. K. Ramasamy as Kalpana's father
- Manorama as Vellaiamma. Vellaiamma is a village girl
- M. R. R. Vasu
- S. N. Lakshmi
- Veera Raghavan
- C. R. Rajakumari
|Soundtrack album by M. S. Viswanathan|
|1||Ambikaiye Easwariye||T. M. Soundararajan||Kannadasan||04:24|
|2||Ennadi Rakkamma||T. M. Soundararajan||02:50|
|3||Ennadi Rakkamma (Sad)||T. M. Soundararajan||03:37|
|4||Kettukodi Uruvi||T. M. Soundararajan, L. R. Eswari||04:27|
|5||Muthu Solai||P. Susheela||03:47|
|6||Nalvazhthu Naan Soluvaen||T. M. Soundararajan||03:29|